Diversity at Vanderbilt Category
Online College Block Party
Oct. 11, 2019—College Greenlight will be hosting a free, two-day online college block party for high school students, parents, and counselors October 16-17 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET. Admissions experts or current college students from Vanderbilt, Stanford, Northwestern, Colgate, Rice, and Tufts will facilitate workshops that give key admissions insights into how institutions support first-gen or...
Mar. 30, 2019—Congratulations to Vanderbilt’s Class of 2023 admits! You’ve just been selected from our most competitive applicant pool in Vanderbilt history and we’re thrilled to welcome you to be a part of our Commodore family. As you face the important decision about where to go to college, we would like to share with you why some...
Virtual Tour: Update
Jan. 23, 2019—In the college search process, being able to visit campus can truly help you open your eyes and get a better understanding of what a college or university feels like. We know it’s not always possible to travel to a campus, so we offer a virtual tour. We’ve recently updated our virtual tour, and we’re excited...
Class of 2018 – Student Spotlight
May. 21, 2018—As commencement season comes to a close, we would like to highlight some extraordinary Commodores on their accomplishments at Vanderbilt. Check out these amazing grads: Name: Jalen Dansby Hometown: Houston, TX Jalen’s Vanderbilt career as a Chancellor’s Scholar was nothing short of impressive, having majored in Medicine, Health and Society; leading organizations such as Minority...
What Should I Major In?
Nov. 2, 2016—“What should I major in?” As an admissions officer, this is a question I frequently get from high school seniors in the college search process. Well-prepared high school students have nearly endless opportunities in front of them, and that can be a bit overwhelming at times. But have no fear; the Vanderbilt Admissions Blog is...
Hanging out with Vanderbilt Students, Diversity Edition
Dec. 28, 2015—Today we continue our series of Google Hangouts with current students with a discussion about campus diversity. The conversation includes topics such as student organizations, campus cultural resources, the student experience, move-in, and more. Check out the full discussion in the video below. You can view our previous Google Hangouts at the links below: Academics...
Why VU? The Wendi Wang Bonus Track
May. 1, 2013—Sophomore Wendi Wang gives us one last set of insights into what makes the Vanderbilt experience so special.
Why VU? Music City and So Much More
Apr. 29, 2013—Carolyn introduces the next of our Why VU? posts.
Reflections on Vanderbilt from our Student Bloggers
Apr. 12, 2012—Ryan compiles quotes from our student bloggers on why they chose Vanderbilt.
I Get By With a Little Help…
Mar. 2, 2012—Carolyn shows us how current Vanderbilt students get involved in the undergraduate admissions process.
Representing Your Culture at VU
Feb. 22, 2012—Carolyn highlights some of the many cultural student organizations on campus.
Get Me to the Greek!
Jan. 9, 2012—Carolyn discusses what makes Greek life at Vanderbilt special