Apr. 27, 2009—Today we will be sending out an email to students who have accepted a spot on our waitlist. The email, which is included below, will ask you to visit a short online form to update us on your continued interest in Vanderbilt, specifically, if you still wish to remain on our waitlist.
Apr. 24, 2009—Information for Rising Seniors, Waitlisted students, admitted, and enrolling students.
Apr. 21, 2009—At Vanderbilt, we feel comfortable putting our classroom experience up against any University, but we're biased). What I have come to understand in my three years here though is that this highly intellectual community maintains such a high level of livability for many Vanderbilt students. To me, Vanderbilt offers Tuesday morning academics in a setting that feels like a Friday afternoon. I reject that if a student wants an elite academic experience that they have to put up with a community that is cut-throat and staid.
Apr. 8, 2009—After mailing day we are frequently asked about upcoming vacations and whether or not office activity will slow down. The truth is that the admissions cycle runs continually throughout the year and that those brief moments of relaxation and cleaning serve as the transition into our next step: transfer admissions. Vanderbilt continues to serve students...
Apr. 2, 2009—This year, Vanderbilt's pool of applicants was so strong that many students who may have been admitted even a year ago were offered a spot on our waitlist. Keep in mind that it was equally difficult to be offered a spot on our waitlist as it was to be admitted. Still, I know that many students and families are unclear about what being on a waitlist means, and as such, I hope this post provides some insight into Vanderbilt's waitlist process.
Apr. 1, 2009—I had mentioned on this blog before that the time will come when us admissions folks will wait on your decisions. That time has officially arrived.