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Kayla Pruitt-Lacrosse

Posted by on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Kayla Pruitt
Major: Cognitive Studies and Child Studies

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I chose to attend Vanderbilt because of the world class academic and athletic opportunities that it has to offer.

What are your career goals?

I want to be a Speech-Language Pathologist working with people suffering from traumatic brain injuries. I will be starting my Master’s in Communications Sciences and Disorders at Columbia University this Fall.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

A hard work ethic is essential to succeed academically at Vanderbilt.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

I manage my schedule by getting ahead on my work before I travel for lacrosse. I make sure to stay organized and meet with professors frequently to cover material that I miss.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

Before taking a test I always like to get to the classroom early to review my notes.

What is your favorite quote?

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill