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Nicole Powell-Bowling

Sep. 1, 2016—Nicole Powell Bowling Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because it offered me the best of both worlds, a top-tier education and the chance to compete collegiately at a D1 institution. What are your career goals? I have been accepted into the Owen Business School here...

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Torren McGaster-Football

Sep. 1, 2016—Torren McGaster Football Senior Major: Interdisciplinary: Human Motivation and Culture Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of academics and to change the football program around to win championships. What are your career goals? To be one of the best entrepreneurs in the world. Also to be one the best Cornerbacks to...

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Nehemiah Mitchell-Football

Aug. 2, 2016—Nehemiah Mitchell Football Senior Major: Communication Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of the supreme combination of athletics and academics, in addition to the great atmosphere Nashville has to offer. What are your career goals? Growing up around the city of Oakland, California opened my eyes to the lack of resources...

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Kate Sborov-Women’s Golf

Aug. 2, 2016—Kate Sborov Women’s Golf Senior Major: Medicine, Health and Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? For anyone who attends Vandy or works there, I think the answer is pretty self-explanatory! Coming from California, Vanderbilt wasn’t really on my radar early in high school, but as I started the recruiting process, Vanderbilt became the...

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Matthias Schwab-Men’s Golf

Jul. 6, 2016—Matthias Schwab Men’s Golf Senior Major: German and European Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I liked the package of getting a great education and being part of a great golf team with a lot of potential. What are your career goals? My career goal is to become a...

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Marley Sternberg-Lacrosse

Jul. 1, 2016—Marley Sternberg Lacrosse Junior Major: Cognitive Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Vanderbilt is the perfect mix of strong academics and athletics with the added bonus of being in a really fun and exciting city that I probably never would have gotten the chance to experience if I did not go to school...

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Claire Anderson-Soccer

Jun. 6, 2016—Claire Anderson Soccer Junior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? The combination of academics and athletics is one of the best in the country and I knew that I wanted to explore a new city while I had four years to do so. What are your career goals? To be in a...

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Sam DeFabrizio-Men’s Cross Country

Jun. 6, 2016—Sam DeFabrizio Men’s Cross Country Junior Majors: Economics and Political Science Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I felt like I could contribute in a tangible way to the academic and social growth of our university, as well as obtain a top-notch education. I thought I liked the weather, too....

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Kris Yee-Men’s Tennis

May. 1, 2016—Kris Yee Men’s Tennis Senior Major: Cinema Media Arts Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I thought it was the best fit because of the combination between high level athletics and academics. What are your career goals? To make a living by getting a reaction out of people whether that be in making movies or not....

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Vanessa Valentine-Women’s Cross Country/Track

May. 1, 2016—Vanessa Valentine Women’s Cross Country/Track Senior Major: Engineering Science Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Vanderbilt is exciting, challenging, and welcoming, academically and athletically. There is something about being on Vanderbilt’s campus that inspires you to be greater than you could’ve imagined, and I felt that from the start. What are your career goals?...

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