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Moving away for college is a major life transitions for everyone. Admissions counselors David Lazo and Annalise Miyashiro share two perspectives on moving across the country to Nashville and Vanderbilt University.
Posted by David Lazo on August 22, 2014 in Advice for Parents, Commons, Freshman Commons, Housing, Living on Campus, Nashville, Preparing for College, move-in, admissions counselor, aloha spirit, college, Diversity, goodbyes, Hawaii, home, Nashville, northern California, opportunities, opportunity, Parents, Research, San Francisco, southern charm, thrive, transitions, Vanderbilt community
Road Shows are only one way to learn more about Vanderbilt. From 'Dore for a Day to our Inside 'Dores student blog, there are multiple ways to learn about whether Vanderbilt is a great college fit for you.
Posted by David Lazo on August 8, 2014 in College Fairs and VU Visiting Your High School, College Rankings, Preparing for College, Social Media in Higher Education, Summer, Vanderbilt Blogs, Visit Vanderbilt, Visiting Vanderbilt, contact a student, Daily Information, Dore for a day, finding your major, first class, happiest student body, inside dores, instagram, mailing list, twitter, Vanderbilt Road Show, vanderbilt virtual tour, youtube
As an international admissions counselor, David shares his experience recruiting in Japan last fall. Despite being familiar with Tokyo, a new mission of spreading awareness about Vanderbilt's offerings pushes his recruitment skills to new heights.
Posted by David Lazo on June 9, 2014 in International Students, Preparing for College, Scholarships and Financial Aid, admissions, admissions blog, Asia, commute, Food, International, international recruiting, International Students, Japan, Japanese, Japanese culture, Nashville, rush hour, Seoul, Silicon Valley, Tokyo, undergraduate admissions, Vanderbilt Admissions
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on May 29, 2014 in Application Process, File Reading Explained, Preparing for College, Uncategorized, admissions counselors, calm, campus visits, Cheetos, College search, counselors, courage, Family, GPA, holistic admissions, March Madness, office of undergraduate admissions, pajamas, Parents, Scandal, SIM City, test scores, Transfer Admissions
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on April 29, 2014 in I've been admitted - now what?, Information for Incoming Students, Preparing for College, Uncategorized, admitted students, Class of 2018, Commodore Card, Commodore Cash, commons reasing, course registration, email, enrolling students, Facebook, Housing, martha rivers ingram commons, matriculation deposit, matriculation fee, MyAppVU, registration, Road to Vanderbilt, Salvage the Bones, vunetid, YES, Your Enrollment Services
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on April 22, 2014 in I've been admitted - now what?, Preparing for College, Uncategorized, academics, admitted students, advice, college decisions, College search, Country Music, current students, extracurricular activities, home, Lousiana, May 1, Parents, pro con list, researc, Student Organizations, success, website
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on April 9, 2014 in Academic Life, Community Service, Nashville, Preparing for College, Student Life, academics, Balance, Blair School of Music, collaboration, College of Arts and Science, community, Community Service, Curriculum, Decisions, Diversity, Faculty, filmmaking, Heads of House, Nashville, peabody college, Pre-med, Professors, Research, school of engineering, school spirit, SEC, The Ingram Commons
There’s just nothing like a campus visit for helping you find your fit with a school. If you haven’t visited campus yet, or even if you have but you want another look, Vanderbilt offers a range of campus visit programs. Here is a quick rundown of the options.
Posted by Jay Watson on April 1, 2014 in Preparing for College, Visiting Vanderbilt, admitted students, campus tours, campus visits, Class of 2018, Decision Letters, Dore for a day, global 'dore for a day, information sessions, inside dores, open houses, school fit, vanderbilt and you, vanderbilt virtual tour, virtual tour
Posted by Carolyn Pippen on December 20, 2013 in Application Process, Balance, Preparing for College, Uncategorized, Visiting Vanderbilt, 2014, admissions counselor, Applications, Beyonce, Common Application, dogs in boots, free hug campaign, happy holiodays, MyAppVU, Netflix, New Year's Resolutions, OUA, pilates, senior year, spring semester, video games, winter break, yoga
Update, November 2014: We have updated our application requirements for QuestBridge students. To see the most up-to-date requirements, visit the Vanderbilt partner page on the QuestBridge web site. Congratulations, QuestBridge Finalists! Your hard work is paying off, and you’re one step closer to college. If you’ve ranked Vanderbilt as one of your college choices, we...