Challenge and Complexity

What do you imagine your future at Vanderbilt to hold?


At Vanderbilt, I want to let my entrepreneurial thoughts run free. I have developed a successful business that provides a service to the community, and I love the challenges that entrepreneurship presents. I also find questions of efficiency, decision-making, and strategy fascinating. I plan on being an active participant and leader in the Forum for Entrepreneurship Education. If business becomes a passion, I will apply for the ENGAGE Scholars Program to further pursue entrepreneurship at the Owen Graduate School of Management.

Deep thinking will also be part of my Vanderbilt journey, as I appreciate the difficult and perplexing problems of philosophy. Some of my favorite books include Carl Sagan's "The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence," Daniel Quinn's "Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit," and Gore Vidal's "Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace." There is something very comforting in the intellectual freedom of about delving into a question to which there is no right or wrong answer. Perhaps my love of questions will manifest into an academic passion and vocation; it may also lead me to minor in philosophy.

My final area of interest is public...

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