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‘Reflection’

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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How To Reflect On Our Time at Vanderbilt Over Break

Dec. 19, 2018—Winter break in college is one of the best things. Ever. It is one of the few times of year that without homework, club responsibilities, or social obligations, we can take a step back from our time at Vanderbilt to reflect on what we really liked about our semesters, and what we hope to change...

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What It Means to Anchor Down

Nov. 19, 2018—College, much like life, is overwhelming. So much gets thrown at you in the first few months! You have to drag yourself to meals, meet and live with hundreds of new strangers, and figure out how to pass Gen Chem  – all without your parents. It’s so easy to get thrown off balance and feel...

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What’s it like to be pre-med at Vandy?

Mar. 2, 2017—Most incoming students are premed, but a lot of them don't really know what they're getting into, what it's really like, or if it's even worth it? I would have really appreciated talking to someone currently going through it back when I was deciding what I wanted to do with my life, so I sent around a questionnaire to a few of my friends and this is what they had to say. Featured image: Stevenson Center - the hub of science and math on campus.

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From a Window

May. 3, 2016—What, there isn't any material about end-of-the-year introspection? I can fix that!

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Three months at Vandy: a reflection

Nov. 22, 2015—It’s November 22nd. Exactly 3 months ago today, I moved in to my dorm 7 hours away from home. Ironically, I’m not actually at Vandy right now. I’m sitting in my room at home in Gurnee, Illinois, but it still has been 3 months, and it is Thanksgiving Break, so this is the perfect time...

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Reflecting Back on ASB

May. 7, 2015—Less than a week ago, the New York Times published an article about the Pine Ridge Native American Reservation in Kyle, South Dakota. The same reservation where I, coincidentally, spent my spring break on ASB two months ago.

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The Onion

Dec. 19, 2014—After a week at home with nothing to do, I have had plenty of time to reflect on the crazy, wonderful whirlwind that was my first semester.

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Guest Blog: Michael Arwood

Apr. 29, 2012—My friend Michael was one of the most important factors in my consideration of Vanderbilt. The school wasn’t really on my radar until he graduated high school (two years ahead of me) and came to Vandy, from where he will graduate next week. While talking to Michael at lunch one day, he gave me an...

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