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‘Summer’

The Power of a Name

Jun. 26, 2018—I won’t lie, there have been days when I’ve waken up and wondered why I decided to go to Vanderbilt. Why did I pick such an academically challenging school? Am I in the right place? Why is pre med so difficult? Why can I not get A’s as easily as I did in high school?...

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Summer Update

May. 29, 2018—It has been nearly a month since finals ended, and I barely know what day it is, which means summer is officially in session. What, you ask, does a Vanderbilt student do over the summer? Many things! Some common activities include, but are not limited to, the following: Internships (paid or unpaid) Research Jobs Study...

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Wrapping Up Freshman Year

Apr. 10, 2017—Hello everybody! As April has begun and May is fast approaching, so is the end of this year. Soon I’ll become a sophomore and next fall I will arrive to help move in and orient new freshman to Vanderbilt as a VUceptor. Time has absolutely flown. While I could tell you all about my possible plans...

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Steps to (Summer) Study Abroad

Feb. 2, 2017—I finally submitted my application to study abroad in Europe this summer, and I could not be more excited! However, deciding which program to apply to was a big decision and took lots of consideration. The Global Education Office (GEO) at Vanderbilt was a great resource for me when I was picking out which programs...

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“I was terrified:” The Weeks Before Move-In Day

Jul. 27, 2016—“Guys?” I looked around the patio table outside the frozen yogurt place. My yogurt hadn’t melted yet; the terrible heat of June had left Dallas. It was August, two weeks away from Move-In Day. “What?” Kristin and Alicia looked at me between bites of their cones. “Is this just me… or are y’all scared for college too?” Kristin and Alicia, two of my best friends since fifth grade, looked at each other and then looked at me. “Oh my gosh, Sophie, we’re terrified.” And then all of us started laughing.

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Seasons May Change

Dec. 8, 2015—At Vanderbilt, every season is the best season.

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Farewell, Freshman Year!

Apr. 21, 2015—All the feels.

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YAY! I HAVE A REAL PERSON INTERNSHIP!

Apr. 9, 2015—How Vanderbilt helped me make summer plans!

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To Those Who Work, I Salute You

Dec. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt pimped my resume!

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My Old Kentucky Summer

Aug. 4, 2014—I know you want to know what I did this summer...

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