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Carter Josephs-Men’s Basketball

Posted by on Monday, February 1, 2016 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Carter Josephs
Men’s Basketball
Majors: Computer Science, Economics, and Mathematics

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?
I had always wanted to play basketball in college, but didn’t want to compromise going to a great school because of it, so Vanderbilt was an easy choice.

What are your career goals?
I want to be successful in my initial job as a Stock Option Trader and build a career at the cross-section of analytics and finance.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?
Primarily, be organized and don’t procrastinate.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?
I’m constantly looking ahead and planning out how long I will need to study or to finish an assignment, so I don’t get caught being overloaded on a particular day.

What is your ritual before taking a test?
Nothing in particular. Just go over notes and maybe listen to music.

What is your favorite quote?
“There are no asterisks in this life, only scoreboards.” -Ari Gold-Entourage