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Spandana S.

Tour Guide at Brandeis University

Class of 2023

Hometown: Shrewsbury, MA

Major: Economics, Applied Mathematics


My favorite place on campus, in Waltham or in Boston is...

My favorite place on campus is the Mandel Rooftop Garden. The Mandel Center for Humanities is one of my go-to places to study because there is a ton of sunlight during the day and it has this open study area. But the rooftop garden in particular is one of my favorite places to sit when it is warm outside. It is usually a quiet, empty area that is surrounded by plants. When I am feeling a little stressed, this place calms me down.

My favorite Brandeis tradition is...

My favorite Brandeis tradition has been the Midnight Buffet which happens before finals week. This event is really fun because there is a ton of free food and music playing. Because it is right before finals, my friends and I go after a long night of studying and it is a really fun way to distress and have fun before the semester ends!

My favorite activity outside of class is...

One of the clubs that I am a part of is a dance team on campus, Chak De. This is a Bollywood dance team that has become one of my favorite activities outside of class. With this team, I got to meet some really interesting people and we got to perform around campus. Also, this dance team was a great way to work out during the semester.

I chose Brandeis because...

I chose Brandeis for the positive community environment it has. My older sister graduated from Brandeis and I did not think that I would want to follow in her footsteps, but when it was my time to happy to college, my parents urged me to apply to Brandeis. I did not think that I would want to go here, but on Accepted Student's Day, I realized that Brandeis was the only college that I could see a future at. With the people in the community and the academic opportunities, I know that I made the right decision coming to Brandeis.

I'm passionate about...

Cooking and Baking Baking Dance

I'm involved with...

General Tutoring Namaskar Admissions Blood Drive South Asian Student Association Archery
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