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Free Time (& Loneliness) in College

Jan. 10, 2019—Surprisingly, one of the hardest adjustments for me when I came to Vanderbilt was the large amount of free time you have in college. Of course, Vanderbilt is a tough school but that does not mean that I do work all day every day. Especially freshman year, many of my friends and I had tough...

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Coffee, Coffee, Coffee!!

Jan. 7, 2019—If you’re anything like me, then coffee is one of your best friends, not just in the morning but at all hours of the day! Cold brew, latte, frappe, iced, hot, frozen, macchiato- I love them all and will go to great lengths to get the perfect cup of coffee between classes or while I’m...

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A Nashville Night

Dec. 22, 2018—A sunset, some great chicken, and the Schermerhorn

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My Junior Year Bucket List

Oct. 22, 2018—Being halfway through my time at Vanderbilt has caused me to really think about what I’d like to do before I graduate with a renewed sense of urgency (only 2 years to do it all!). So, both for the sake of documenting my bucket list for myself and to give you all a sense of...

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Back at it Again!

Sep. 26, 2018—My third year at Vanderbilt has just begun, and it has already been busy, yet great! Here’s an update on my first month back in Nashville! My First Week: On the second day of classes, I saw Beyoncé and Jay-Z in concert in Vanderbilt Stadium! It was INCREDIBLE to say the least. Also, all the...

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7 Days of Blogging: Where to Go on Visits to Nashville

Nov. 23, 2017—For those of you considering making a trip to Vanderbilt in the near future, I thought I’d share some of my favorite spots in Nashville that I would recommend visiting if you’re in town! Nashville is a vibrant city and one that I’m so happy to call my second home, so it was hard to narrow down...

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7 Days of Blogging: The Best Ways To Destress During Finals

Nov. 20, 2017—While Thanksgiving break is far from over, I will admit that my mind has been on the finals I’ll have to take before coming home at the end of the semester. However, while it is easy for college students to get too focused on exams to prioritize their sleep, friendships, and overall wellbeing, my goal...

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Concert Highlights in Music City

Oct. 2, 2017—The past week has been one for the books when it comes to Nashville’s diverse and vibrant music scene. From intimate, crowd-pleasing shows at Exit/In to performances and Marathon Music Works to open-air performances at Ascend Ampitheatre to grand spectacles at the Ryman Auditorium, concert season is in full swing here in music city. At the Ryman alone, indie group Sylvan Esso,...

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Vandy-versary

Apr. 26, 2017—I had a big anniversary that snuck up on me a few weeks ago. No, it was not with a romantic partner — it was with Vanderbilt. On April 13, 2015 (which forever be kept in my mind because it also happens to be my brother’s birthday), I got a warm and personalized acceptance e-mail from...

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Gambling, Women, and Refugees

Feb. 5, 2017—You might be wondering what merits such a click-bait title — I assure you, one month here deserves far more attention and detail than I am able to provide, but these are some of the most exciting and heart-warming events I have witnessed since I have been on campus for my fourth semester! First on...

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