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Nolan Cressler-Men’s Basketball

Posted by on Monday, January 9, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Men's basketball promotional shoot 2016-2017. Photo by Joe Howell

Nolan Cressler
Men’s Basketball
Major: Human & Organizational Development

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I chose Vanderbilt because of the great academics combined with the opportunity to play at the highest level of college basketball.

What are your career goals?

I aspire to be a high school athletic director somewhere down the road.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

To be academically successful at Vanderbilt, it takes a lot of energy and focus every day that you step into the classroom.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

The key to managing the busy schedule of a Vanderbilt student athlete is making sure you give yourself time every day to relax and unwind.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

I don’t really have a ritual before taking a test. I just get in there.

What is your favorite quote?

“Get busy living or get busy dying” – Shawshank Redemption