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Get to know Julianna

Where are you from?

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Which Admissions office programs are you involved in?

I manage our student intern staff, assist with training of our new staff members, and other office responsibilities like our exclusive Party Planning Committee.

What is your favorite Vanderbilt tradition?

Reunion Weekend has always been one of my favorite Vanderbilt traditions. It has a special meaning now that I am a Vanderbilt alumnus, but it was a fun weekend all four years of my undergraduate career, too. There are special concerts, free t-shirts, reunion tailgates, and thousands of alumni visiting their old stomping grounds, so there is something going on the entire weekend. Go 'Dores!

What hobby do you wish you had more time for?

I still need to learn how to cook... and I've always thought it'd be fun to bake as a hobby. Maybe one day...

What did you study in college?


If you could go to college again, what major would you choose?

Human & Organizational Development

What is the hardest class you have ever taken?

Calculus 150A and Calculus 150B at Vanderbilt

What’s your favorite off-campus hangout?

Fido in Hillsboro Village

What’s the best concert you’ve seen in Nashville?

That is such a hard question - Taylor Swift, Luke Bryan, fun., Kanye West, every CMA concert!

What is the last great book that you’ve read?

The Fault in Our Stars and Looking for Alaska by John Green

What is the moment you knew you were a Nashvillian?

When I understood that "the line at Pancake Pantry is short today" was something I was never going to hear. Ever. Like ever.

What is your favorite place to eat in Nashville?

Desano's Pizza

What talent do you have that would surprise your friends?

I know the lyrics to most songs in my generation.

What celebrity would play you in the movie of your life?

Reese Witherspoon - I wish!

Do you have pets?

No - I'm allergic to cats and dogs, unfortunately


If you weren't an admissions counselor, what would you be?

A writer for a comedy show, a stand up comedian, an author, a songwriter, or all of the above as the writer of a hilarious revue show - somewhere in that zone.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?

"Eat cake for breakfast." - Kate Spade

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