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Posted by on Monday, April 1, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Alex Hysong
Majors: Medicine, Health, and Society

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?
I chose Vanderbilt because of the strong academics, the good medical school, the nice people, and the great sports!

What are your career goals?
I would like to pursue a career in medicine.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?
Organization and hard work.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?
I have a calendar with all of my assignments and sports obligations for each month.  I use this to make sure I have enough time to complete each assignment and study for every test.

What is your ritual before taking a test?
Eat a good meal, look over my notes, and relax.

What is your favorite quote?
“Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.  Hard work is the price we must pay for success.  I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.” -Vince Lombardi