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Understanding College Admissions Decisions Plans – Early Action, Early Decision, and Regular Decision

Oct. 9, 2019—If you’re a high school senior starting the process of applying to college, you may be thinking about decision plan to use. Colleges offer varying decision plans with different deadlines, different levels of commitment, and different dates when you’ll find out admissions decisions. We’re here today with an overview of some of the main types...

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Introducing OUA Webinars and Online Info Sessions

Oct. 7, 2019—This fall, we’re holding a series of online information sessions and webinars for prospective students. While there’s nothing like a campus visit to get to know us, we understand that not everyone can make it to Nashville for a visit. If that’s the case for you, we hope you’ll join us for one of these...

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Vanderbilt Student Takeovers on Instagram

Oct. 1, 2019—Throughout the academic year, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions hands over our Instagram account to current Vanderbilt students for story takeovers. These story takeovers offer an inside look at a day in the life of a Commodore, including academics, student life, research, clubs and student organizations, and more. You can also send in your own...

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Visit Vanderbilt this Fall

Sep. 23, 2019—Whether you’re just starting your college search or deciding where you want to apply, fall is a great time for a college visit. At Vanderbilt we offer several visit options during the fall that can help you learn more about life on campus: Information session and campus tour. This one-hour presentation and 90-minute tour is a...

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Policy Update: VU Now Superscores ACT

Sep. 18, 2019—Effective immediately, Vanderbilt will begin superscoring ACT scores. Vanderbilt has superscored SAT scores for years, so this update means Vanderbilt will now superscore both the SAT and ACT. Superscoring means a college considers the highest section scores across all testing dates. For example, if you take the ACT twice, we will consider your highest Math, English,...

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Move-in 2019

Aug. 20, 2019—Saturday was a big day on campus, as the Class of 2023 arrived at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. What is move-in at Vanderbilt like? Check out the videos below to get a feel for how we welcome new Commodores to campus! Move-in 2019 Founders Walk – Vanderbilt’s annual tradition, welcoming new students to campus...

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Community on The Commons

Aug. 16, 2019—This week Vanderbilt welcomes the Class of 2023 to campus. International first-year students are already arriving in Nashville – and getting welcomed by Mr. C and Vice Provost Vanessa Beasley at the airport! Tomorrow, first-year students move in and officially begin their time on campus as Commodores. When students move in at Vanderbilt they are welcomed...

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Vanderbilt’s New Admissions Counselors

Aug. 12, 2019—Last week, applications officially opened for the Class of 2024, and Vanderbilt’s admissions counselors are already traveling the country to meet prospective students through the Vanderbilt Road Shows. This year, we’re thrilled to introduce five new Vanderbilt admissions counselors. These newest members of our team will represent Vanderbilt at high school visits, college fairs, and...

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Applications Now Available

Aug. 1, 2019—As the end of summer nears, we have a message for high school seniors:  college applications are now available online. There are 3 ways to apply to Vanderbilt:  the Coalition Application, Common Application, and QuestBridge Application. We don’t prefer one application method to any other, but we ask that you select one application method and complete your entire...

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This Summer, Get a PreVU of Vanderbilt

Apr. 25, 2019—Registration for PreVU, Vanderbilt’s summer campus visit program for rising high school seniors, is now open – don’t miss out on your chance to PreVU Vanderbilt this summer! Here on campus, the signs of spring are everywhere, from the blossoms on the trees to the students getting ready for finals. Commencement is just weeks away,...

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Class of 2023 – Regular Decision Summary Statistics

Mar. 29, 2019—This week we announced admissions decisions for the Regular Decision applicants to the Class of 2023 and sent admit packets to our new Commodores. We’re thrilled to welcome these new students to the Vanderbilt community! Admitted students were selected from an exceptionally talented applicant pool, the largest and most qualified in our history. Below, we provide a...

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Class of 2023 Decisions Available Online March 27

Mar. 26, 2019—As of 5:30 p.m. Central Time Wednesday, March 27, admissions decisions for first-year applicants will be available online through MyAppVU, our application management portal. Admitted student welcome packets will follow in the mail later in the week. Applicants, here’s the important info you need to know to access your decisions in MyAppVU: As of 5:30 p.m. Central...

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