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Wesley Tate-Football

Posted by on Sunday, December 1, 2013 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Wesley Tate
Major: Human and Organizational Development

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?
I came to Vanderbilt because school has always been number one in my family, and I also wanted to compete at a high level. Vanderbilt was a school where I could go to a great school and play in the best conference in America.

What are your career goals?
My career goals are to be a part of or create something that changes the world for the better.  I also want to be a serial entrepreneur and start a mentorship program for student-athletes across the US.

 What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?
The one thing I think it takes to be successful at Vanderbilt is being coachable.  Listen to those who have been through the process and know what it takes to get where you want to go.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?
Managing a demanding schedule is a trial and error task. We all are different in the way we get things done and you find out what works by trying different time management techniques.

What is your ritual before taking a test?
Eating a good meal before the test and try to relax.

 What is your favorite quote?
“The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.”
– Napoleon Hill