I've Been Admitted – Now What?: April Edition
Mar. 31, 2009—The letters have gone and been received by most across the country. Usually at this point, the readership of our blog becomes a little segmented depending on which envelope you received from us. The informational needs of each of the different groups certainly keep us busy enough to fill the time vacated by less reading. My hope this week is to provide some "what now" information to our admitted students (today) and our waitlisted students (later this week). For students who were denied and who wish to appeal our decision, see the comments section from the last post (3/26) for details about that process.
2009 Decision Letters Have Been Mailed
Mar. 26, 2009—Last year's incoming class was historic. For a year now, the Vanderbilt class of 2012, the first Commons class, was able to boast about being the most diverse, best prepared group of incoming students ever seen at Vanderbilt. After this coming Fall, the class of 2012 will not be able to say that anymore.
Mailing Day 2009 is Here!
Mar. 26, 2009—The day is finally here. The letters are stuffed, sorted, packed, and checked. This morning, we will put the finishing touches on all of the decision letters and finally get them out the door later today.
Mar. 24, 2009— Committee has concluded. Decisions have been made. File Checking continues. As you can see from the photos, we are mighty close to mailing day which is slated for Thursday. Stay tuned to the Vandy Admissions Blog for more updates over the coming days. Now, without further ado, I give you photos of files, shelves and...
How Admissions Committee at Vanderbilt Works
Mar. 19, 2009—For the past two weeks I, along with my fellow Associate Director and Director of Admissions at Vanderbilt, have reviewed the decisions of hundreds of individual students all across the country. Think of a meeting that lasts 80+ hours long. Yes, it is that fascinating.
Mailing Prep and March Madness
Mar. 17, 2009—Vanderbilt will mail all regular decision letters on March 26, 2009.
New "Insider's Guide to Financial Aid" Video Just Released
Mar. 5, 2009—Our Insider's Guide to Admissions video received such great feedback from students and parents that we've filmed a sequel. This short video outlines in simple terms the ins and outs of financial aid with Doug Christiansen, Vanderbilt's Associate Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions.
Things That Are Chock Full of Awesome: March Edition
Mar. 4, 2009—Things that are chock full of awesome: 1. Vanderbilt students are scattered to the winds for Spring Break, including our ASB Groups out there helping hundreds if not thousands of people, go 'Dores. Selfishly, I celebrate increased parking spots.