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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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Asked & Answered: 10 Questions About Vanderbilt’s Study Abroad Program

May. 15, 2019—Studying abroad during college is a great opportunity to broaden your experiences and see more of the world. For many students this is a key consideration during the college search process, and I frequently get questions about Vanderbilt’s study abroad options. Today, we’re going to take a closer look as we answer 10 questions about...

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Find Your Impact at Vanderbilt

May. 7, 2019—With Commencement just days away, now is a great time to take a look at how Vanderbilt seniors are making a difference on campus and in the world. During their time at Vanderbilt, the students profiled below have explored their passions and found ways to make an impact. Our amazing students immerse themselves into myriad...

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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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The Vanderbilt Waitlist: True and False

Apr. 24, 2019—So you have been placed on the waitlist — congrats! While this may not have been the news you were hoping for, it’s an accomplishment that should be celebrated! If you were placed on the waitlist, this means that we think you’d be a good addition to the Vanderbilt Class of 2023. However, with only...

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Join us for Vanderbilt and You!

Apr. 5, 2019—Congratulations Class of 2023! We are so excited to officially welcome you to the Commodore community! Whether you are still making your final decision about college or have already claimed your spot in the class, we hope you’ll join us at a Vanderbilt & You reception! Welcome to our newest class of Commodores! Congratulations and...

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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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Things To Do In Nashville

Mar. 22, 2019—Planning a visit to campus this spring? We hope you’ll allow some time to explore our hometown, Nashville. Vanderbilt is located in the heart of Nashville, close to museums, historic sites, live music venues, award-winning restaurants, and other great destinations. To help you get started, we’ve created a list of things to do in Nashville....

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Lunch Choices Near Vanderbilt

Mar. 20, 2019—Nashville is known for great food. From home-style classics to award-winning haute cuisine, the food in Nashville is like the city itself — a dynamic mix of tradition and innovation. Our great culinary scene is one reason Nashville has been topping lists of best destinations, like Condé Nast Traveler’s The Best Cities in the U.S.:...

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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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