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Introducing Vanderbilt’s New Residential Colleges

Apr. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s $600 million investment in constructing four new residential colleges is well under way with a scheduled completion by 2023. The first of their kind at Vanderbilt, Warren and Moore Colleges opened their doors in 2014. Over the next several years, Vanderbilt will construct four more residential colleges along West End Ave. Up first,...

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Hanging out with Vanderbilt Students, Community Edition

Nov. 2, 2015—The latest video in our recently launched series of Google Hangouts with Vanderbilt students is now online. Check it out below! As you may have seen from our first student hangout on academic life at Vanderbilt, these videos are conversations with current students about their lives as Commodores. Our latest video explores student life and...

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Hanging out with Vanderbilt Students, Academics Edition

Oct. 20, 2015—We now have a new way for you to hear directly from students about their experience at Vanderbilt: google hangouts. Check out the video of current VU students chatting about Vanderbilt campus community.

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A Year in Review – 2014 Admissions Blog Posts

Dec. 29, 2014—It has been busy year at Vanderbilt! As 2014 comes to a close, we review the biggest events that occupied our attention in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

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Transitions

Aug. 22, 2014—Moving away for college is a major life transitions for everyone. Admissions counselors David Lazo and Annalise Miyashiro share two perspectives on moving across the country to Nashville and Vanderbilt University.

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Class of 2018 Commons Reading – Salvage the Bones

Feb. 10, 2014—Jay previews Salvage the Bones, the Class of 2018's selection for The Commons Reading.

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The Commons Reading 2013

Jun. 6, 2013—Dean of The Ingram Commons Frank Wcislo introduces the 2013 Commons Reading selection.

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Now Showing: The New Vanderbilt Virtual Tour

Feb. 7, 2013—A new virtual tour of Vanderbilt gives online users unprecedented access to what makes the Commodore experience so special.

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Auld Lang Syne

Dec. 31, 2012—The final admissions blog post of the year invites readers to share in our excitement for the year ahead.

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From the Rooftops: A Recent Graduate’s Thoughts on VU

May. 23, 2012—Ryan introduces a piece written for the Huffington Post by recent VU grad Leslie Schichtel.

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I’m an Incoming Freshman! Now What?

May. 21, 2012—A few next steps for the newest members of the Class of 2016.

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The Class of 2012: A Common Advantage

May. 11, 2012—Carolyn reflects on the four-year journey of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons' inaugural class.

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