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June, 2009

PreVU Days: Good Morning Class of 2014

Jun. 15, 2009—It's with a mixture of excitement and amazement (didn't we just finish an admissions cycle) that I will welcome a new group of prospective students this morning at our first PreVU Days. These summer days are fun for us in that we get to meet new friends from all across the country, and collectively start turning our thoughts to the fall.

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A Post for New Vandy Parents and Short Waitlist Update

Jun. 3, 2009—It is with humility that I attempt to offer advice to parents at least 4 times my senior in the parenting biz. I won't pretend that I know first hand what it is like to send your child off to college, but I have been a second hand observer to the process having worked for colleges almost a decade. The Southern journalist Hodding Carter once wrote, "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots, the other is wings."

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