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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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The Commodore Card: Your Passport to Nashville

Apr. 17, 2018—One of the first things you’ll get as a Vanderbilt student is a Commodore Card. This is your student ID and it serves many purposes. You need it to swipe into your residence hall, you can use it to gain access to academic buildings after hours, and (maybe most importantly) you use it to pay...

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Hometown Favorites

Dec. 29, 2016—Everyone knows our beloved city of Nashville as Music City, but what I love about Nashville is the food. As a Californian I grew up eating the best fresh fruits and veggies from the Redwood City farmer’s market, the best fish ‘n chips from Cook’s Seafood in Palo Alto, and the incomparable kung pao chicken...

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The Nashville Fall "Event List"

Oct. 24, 2016—Welcome to the wonderful world of Music City, home to celebrities such as Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Hannah Montana, and myself, Keldrick! As I have traveled to high schools and college fairs this fall, I’ve enjoyed telling prospective students about the bustling city we call Nashville. Personally, I think of Nashville as a quaint, southern...

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Next Steps for Enrolling First-Year Students

Apr. 29, 2014—I have accepted my spot in the Class of 2018 - what do I do now?

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From the Students: Academics at VU

Apr. 17, 2014—Find out what our current Commodores have been up to in the classroom.

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Housing Options for Those Other Years

Mar. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt student have 22 residential halls to choose from after completing their first year on The Ingram Commons.

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A Love Letter to Transfer Applicants

Feb. 24, 2014—Carolyn details a few of the resources available to transfer applicants and incoming transfer students.

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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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I’m Admitted – Now What?

Apr. 12, 2013—Carolyn gives an update and some helpful tips for our admitted students.

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Know Your City: Downtown Nashville

Mar. 13, 2013—Ryan's love letter to downtown Nashville.

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