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A Peek Into The Commons Experience

Apr. 9, 2018—The most important part of your college experience isn’t getting all A’s on all of your assignments or getting involved in every single club your school has to offer, but is finding your home and feeling comfortable on your campus. Vanderbilt strives to make this process as easy as possible for first-year students, as the...

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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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The Truth about Move-In

Mar. 15, 2017—Personally, I remember every moment of Move-In Day. This is not because it was traumatic or because it was underwhelming. I remember every detail simply because I was overwhelmed, terrified, yet excited at the same time. I remember driving into the parking lot and anxiously sitting next to the hot pink flags that represented Crawford...

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Commons Plague

Mar. 12, 2017—Congratulations on making it a full month without getting sick since starting the college! Oh wait, you just suppressed a cough, didn’t you? I can hear you sniffling, trying to catch your runny nose. Hey, at least you made it through the week you had three tests before your immune system finally gave out. What...

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We’ll Call This Part Two

Jan. 24, 2016—Two weeks in, and I've gathered that Vanderbilt is just as amazing as I had left it. It's cold outside now, so gather around for a cozy story of why Vanderbilt has my love!

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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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10 Fast Tips For The Class of 2019

May. 10, 2015—Things people should have told me before freshman year...

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Roommate 101

Apr. 3, 2015—Okay, so you’ve got into to Vandy, now what? Amongst the many other things you need to do such as accepting your place, paying your matriculation fee and CELEBRATING having been accepted into the best school in the world, one of the most exciting (but potentially rather stressful) jobs is searching for a roommate. With...

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Getting Involved: Commons Leadership

Feb. 6, 2015—Hey guys! If you saw my last blog post, you may remember me writing about my recent appointment as the Fifth Floor Representative for Stambaugh House. If you haven’t read it, you should. It’s here. Thanks. In today’s post, I’d like to talk a little bit more about some of the amazing opportunities available to...

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Freshman Engineering: ES140 Modules

Dec. 16, 2014—Hey guys! Having just finished my first semester as a Vandy engineering major, I think this is the perfect time to talk a bit more about the School of Engineering and freshman engineering at Vanderbilt. I’ve received emails from some of y’all asking about my experiences so far so I hope that this blog post...

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