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Student Care Network

Oct. 3, 2018—As we wrote in our recent post on Diverse ‘Dores Day 2018, the Vanderbilt community is one that provides support to help students thrive in and out of the classroom. In addition to diversity and inclusion, this is also true when it comes to student health and wellbeing. That’s one reason behind the launch of...

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Our First Look at E. Bronson Ingram College

Aug. 30, 2018—  This month, Vanderbilt’s newest residential college opened its doors for the first time. I recently got my first look at E. Bronson Ingram College at an open house for staff, faculty, and students — and it is a really impressive sight! E. Bronson Ingram College is now home to approximately 340 sophomores, juniors, and...

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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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