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Get to know Mary Beth

Where are you from?

Brentwood, Tennessee

Which Admissions office programs are you involved in?

CoRPs- Commodore Recruitment Programs

What’s your favorite memory of being a Counselor?

My first travel season took me all the way to Juneau, Alaska! I enjoyed meeting students at the local college fair and spent a little free time hiking near a glacier in a nearby National Park. It was a fantastic and exciting trip!

What’s your favorite spot on campus?

I love a sunny day on Alumni Lawn, or a stroll across the lawn on Peabody's campus.

What hobby do you wish you had more time for?

I wish I spent more time gardening in our yard or reading a good book for fun.

What did you study in college?

My major at Vanderbilt was in Human and Organizational Development and I also enjoyed classes in Women's Studies and music classes in the Blair School of Music.

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

I love every concert at the Ryman Auditorium and some of my favorites have been: The Swell Season, Mumford and Sons, Bon Iver, Ben Folds, The Lumineers, David Gray and The National.

Do you have pets?

I have two dogs who love to run, swim and keep me well exercised!

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

Be generous.


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Mary Beth Tift

Phone: 615-343-0065

AREAS

  • Tennessee (Chattanooga Area and Upper Cumberland)
  • Tennessee (Middle Tennessee (other than Davidson County))

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