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Class of 2023 – Early Decision by the Numbers

Feb. 20, 2019—On Friday we released admissions decisions for the Early Decision II applicants to the Vanderbilt Class of 2023. With that, we’ve finished the Early Decision portion of admission to the new class, and we’re able to share some summary statistics about our new students. This is an amazingly talented group, and we look forward to...

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Early Decision II – Decisions Available Online February 15

Feb. 14, 2019—As of Friday, February 15, after 5:00 p.m. Central Time, decisions for Early Decision II applicants will be available online through MyAppVU. See the online decision release notes below for more details about how to check your decision. We’re honored that so many talented students chose to apply through Early Decision II. This group of applicants...

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Personalize Your College Search

Feb. 8, 2019—While many high school seniors are patiently awaiting college decisions at this time of year, if you’re younger, you may just be starting your college search process. If you’re a sophomore, you’re probably starting to get asked if you’ve thought about where you want to go to college. Have you started to put some thought...

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Early Decision I – Decisions Available Online December 13

Dec. 12, 2018—As of Thursday, December 13, after 5:30 p.m. Central Time, decisions for Early Decision I applicants will be available online through MyAppVU. See the online decision release notes below for more details about how to check your decision. We’re excited to welcome these new students to the Vanderbilt community. The applicants for Early Decision I were...

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December 1 is the Merit Scholarship Application Deadline

Nov. 21, 2018—As you prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving break, don’t forget that Vanderbilt’s merit scholarship deadlines are right around the corner! The deadline to apply for our three signature scholarships – the Ingram Scholarship Program, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Scholarship – is Saturday, December 1, 2018. Recipients of these scholarships are guaranteed full-tuition awards that include a...

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Introducing new blogger Mickhale Lamba!

Nov. 14, 2018—Hey everyone! My name is Mickhale Lamba and I am one of the newest admissions counselors in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. I’m also a new member of the blogging team, and I’m excited to share my perspective on the admissions process and all the things that make this university so special. I am originally...

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Reminder: Nov 1 is Early Decision I Deadline

Oct. 30, 2018—The deadline to apply through our Early Decision I application plan is November 1, 2018 — just 2 days away! If you’ve decided that Vanderbilt is your top choice and Early Decision is right for you, make sure to submit your application by the deadline. For Early Decision I, you can apply through either the Coalition...

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Introducing New Blogger John Robert Linscomb

Oct. 18, 2018—Hi, my name is John Robert Linscomb; I am an undergraduate Admissions Counselor at Vanderbilt University. I am proud to be a new member of Vanderbilt’s blogging team. I grew up in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Baylor University, where I majored in political science and business. I worked in Austin, Texas and Lafayette, Louisiana...

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OUA Instagram Stories

Oct. 16, 2018—Over the last few years, we’ve been turning over the Vanderbilt Snapchat account to current students for takeovers. This fall, we’ve transitioned these student takeovers to the OUA Instagram account with Commodores taking over our stories to give you a window into their Vanderbilt experiences. Academics, student life, research, clubs and student organizations — these stories...

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Introducing New Blogger Erin Springstead

Sep. 27, 2018—Hi all! I’m Erin Springstead—one of the new admissions counselors in Vanderbilt University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions! I currently work with students from the state of North Carolina and Long Island, New York. I am also on the ‘Dore for a Day, Black and Gold Days, and PreVU teams. I’m originally from Bishop, Georgia—a tiny town...

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Diverse ‘Dores Day 2018

Sep. 12, 2018—Each fall since 2014, the Vanderbilt community has celebrated Diverse ‘Dores Day, an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to visit campus identity spaces and learn more about their services, programming, and staff members. Last week, I stopped by the 2018 celebration to learn more about this annual event, which is sponsored by the Office...

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Move-in 2018

Aug. 23, 2018—With the opening of applications for the Class of 2023, this month marked the beginning of another admissions season. At the same time, we also celebrated the completion of last year’s cycle as we welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus. Last weekend, our newest Commodores moved into The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons, their home...

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