Vanderbilt University Student Panel

Recorded Saturday, September 26 at 09:00 PM

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School information

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Ask current Vanderbilt students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

Meet the panelists: Jarrett, Blake, Mackenzie

Jarrett is a senior from Princeton, New Jersey, currently studying at Vanderbilt's School of Engineering. He is a Computer Science and Applied Mathematics major, interested in doing software after graduation. Jarrett is an active member of Change++ (an organization that builds software for nonprofits), as well as Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity. Outside of school, Jarrett also co-hosts a radio show called JRK'n Around.

Blake is a senior at Vandy majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He is part of a group of undergraduates funded to work in labs across campus, and uses his technical skills to make assistive technology for kids with disabilities.

Kenzie is a senior at Vanderbilt University studying computer science with minors in mathematics and engineering management. Originally from Palo Alto, California, she has loved getting to know Nashville the past three years. Kenzie is involved on campus in many different ways, as she is a part of two musical theatre groups, club waterpolo, the society of women engineers, and is a freshman orientation leader (to name a few). Outside of school, she enjoys swimming, playing bananagrams, and hanging out with friends.

School information

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
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Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Vinay and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
13:46@anonymous:Is greek life really big? Do you guys have a bigger focus of academics or having fun?
14:22@anonymous:Class size: smallest, biggest and average size? Ease of getting a class?
24:37@anonymous:How often do people go off campus? What is there do to around Nashville?
26:28@anonymous:How are the dorms like?
35:02@theresep.23:How are the sports like there?
38:10@anonymous:Can you describe the typical Vanderbilt student in 3 words?
39:33@anonymous:What were your academic and extracurricular profiles like in high school? What do you think helped you to get into Vanderbilt?
45:01@anonymous:What is the studying abroad process like? Are there a lot of options?
49:35@anonymous:What is the diversity like at Vandy? Are there student unions available to students (ex. Latinx Student Union)?


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