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‘Freshman Life’

Musicals, Holi, Drumming, Oh My!

Apr. 11, 2017—Hello everyone! I’m Yuqi, and I’m here with the first of many updates on my adventures at Vanderbilt! While I’m still shocked that there are only 2 weeks of school left (and then finals!!!), this also means that many cultural and performance arts groups have been fitting in their last events and performances in the...

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A Typical Day

Mar. 28, 2017—A question I get asked frequently (and used to wonder a lot myself) by high school students applying to colleges, my parents, and friends back home is “What’s a typical day like at Vandy?” A typical weekday for me in Vandy Land: Wake up around 8 Commons breakfast! Start class around 9 Lunch around noon...

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There’s No Place Like Home

Mar. 16, 2017—It is that time of year again for returning Vanderbilt students – the time where everything falls into place or everything seems to cause a lot of stress – housing selection! While it lies somewhere between an exciting and a daunting process, choosing the right type of housing, as well as the best roommates for...

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A VU into My First Year

May. 10, 2016—A recap of my first year at Vanderbilt!

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One Second Everyday

Dec. 9, 2015—Life at Vanderbilt, as told through the compilation of one second of video from every day from my first semester.

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Walking in Nashville…For Class

Nov. 25, 2015—A short overview of my amazing first-year writing seminar!

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Random Things I’m Learning at Vandy: Almost-Thanksgiving Edition

Nov. 21, 2015—Sperries, squirrels, and The Most Important Four Questions of the First Four Weeks.

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Random Roommate: Then and Now

Nov. 11, 2015—My reflections on deciding to room with a total stranger my first year of college.

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One Big High: Work Hard, Play Hard

Oct. 11, 2015—My family would often play a game called High-Low. If you haven’t heard of it, what you do is go around and have everyone says his or her “high,” best part of the day and “low,” worst part of the day. Well, my low for the weekend was that at the concert I went to...

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Good Times Are Here

Oct. 5, 2015—The first few weeks of school have begun with amazing success, and with friends like these, I can't wait to see what awaits me.

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