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August, 2010

Meet Mary Beth Hettinger

Aug. 6, 2010—This year we’ll be profiling each of our admissions counselors here in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Through these profiles you’ll see that we’re from all over the world, we specialize in different tasks, and we really love the city of Nashville!  This week I’d like to introduce you to Mary Beth Hettinger… My hometown...

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Connecting with Your VU Admissions Counselor

Aug. 4, 2010—I just finished a book titled “Don’t Stalk the Admissions Officer” where the advice was average at best, but the humor was timely.  Many of my students want me to have a face to put with their name, but in the quest to become real to me, a few students exhibit unreal behavior.  Examples include...

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What College Admissions Officers REALLY Want You to Know

Aug. 2, 2010—Standing in the reference aisle of Border’s yesterday I found myself both overwhelmed and amused with the plethora of admissions advice displayed on the shelves. One book, in particular, jumped out at me, the subtitle was “What College Admissions Officers Don’t Want You to Know”. As I flipped through the chapters I found absolutely nothing...

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