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The Ultimate List of Life Hacks for Future First-Years

May. 30, 2019—A quick update on my life right now: After a long and much-needed respite from schoolwork, stress, exams, and papers–pretty much everything, really–I’m BACK on Vanderbilt’s campus to be a counselor at Camp Vandy, which is a summer program for elementary-age kids put on by the Rec. The best part is that I get to...

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Lessons From My First Semester at Vanderbilt

Dec. 21, 2018—First of all, CONGRATULATIONS VANDERBILT CLASS of 2023! We’re so excited that you will be on campus in a short nine months and can’t wait for you to start your journey here. I know it seems like a long time until you throw your caps in the air, but try to enjoy your last semester...

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(Belated) First Day Advice

Aug. 27, 2017—As I shuffled into Furman 114, a classroom that was going to become a holding tank for 150 students during the next hour, I was both eager and uncertain. I ruminated over the fact that where I decided to sit in this very moment would set the precedent for not only every other class period...

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Mayfields and Immigration

Apr. 4, 2016—The biggest accomplishment this week: I have secured housing for next year! This is just one of many steps I've been taking to prepare myself for my next year.

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Day One.

Jun. 30, 2015—Summer is in full swing and I miss my Vanderbilt so much that I’m not sure what to do with myself. Luckily, I have all of you amazing Inside ‘Dores readers, who have been sending me awesome emails that give me permission to ramble about my school, even when I’m on break (keep them coming...

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It Was Valentine’s Day, I Guess.

Feb. 20, 2015—I know it’s a cliché to say that I don’t like Valentine’s Day, so I won’t say that. Instead, I’ll tell you something even cheesier: this Valentine’s Day was the best Valentine’s Day of my life. Wow, okay, that made me cringe a little. Moving on. The day started early – too early, almost. I...

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Semester Two, Semester New

Jan. 22, 2015—New classes, long lines at the post office, and even a couple of sunny days this week – this can only mean one thing. IT’S SEMESTER TWO Y’ALL. Okay, maybe the new semester actually started about three weeks ago, but my busyness pretty much shows how exciting this semester is shaping up to be. Here...

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Why You Should Add Vanderbilt to Your College List

Nov. 9, 2014—If you’re currently a high school senior, and you’re anything like me, the list of colleges you’re applying to is still in flux, and probably will be up until the very last day before apps are due. You’ve probably been looking forward to going to college for some time now, and it’s crazy to imagine...

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Media Immersion

Sep. 24, 2013—Finding my niche and meeting new people as a fresh member of the Class of 2017.

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Melodores News/ Recent performances

Nov. 11, 2010—So I know we promised that the CD would be released on Tuesday, but a couple of copyright hangups have forced us to push the date back until we have cleared everything up. Not to worry – the Melodores debut album “Rain Check” WILL be coming out soon though!! In order to promote our name...

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