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Advising at Vanderbilt

Oct. 2, 2012—Carolyn sheds some light on how academic and career advising work at Vanderbilt.

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Commons Reading 2012: A Shared Experience

Jun. 29, 2012—Incoming freshmen hit the academic ground running by reading and reflecting on Half The Sky.

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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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Offers to Students on the Wait List Begin

May. 3, 2012—The OUA begins admitting students to the Class of 2016 from the wait list. More details inside.

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Introducing Your Heads of House

Apr. 19, 2012—Meet the faculty who have chosen to live with our first year students in The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.

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I’m admitted! Now what?

Apr. 5, 2012—A word of congratulations and some next steps for the admitted Class of 2016.

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Representing Your Culture at VU

Feb. 22, 2012—Carolyn highlights some of the many cultural student organizations on campus.

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Get Me to the Greek!

Jan. 9, 2012—Carolyn discusses what makes Greek life at Vanderbilt special

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Meet Our Newest Blogger: Carolyn Pippen

Nov. 15, 2011—An introduction to Admissions Counselor and new blogger Carolyn Pippen.

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The Road to Resilience: Next steps no matter what letter you received

Dec. 24, 2009—What to do if you were admitted at ED1, not admitted at ED1, incomplete at ED1, or are still pulling together your application materials for ED2 or Regular Decision to Vanderbilt.

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Stress Coping Tips (from someone who's been there)

Dec. 7, 2009—I’ve had a lot of experience with school and school-related stress. Throughout my undergraduate education, graduate education, and my time here at the OUA I have developed a few coping mechanisms. As many of you await our Early Decision I letters and most of you wrap-up semesters with final projects and exams, let me hand...

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Gimme Shelter: Housing Deadline Approaching

May. 27, 2009—Your housing application is due this coming Monday June 1st. This deadline applies to any new incoming student (transfer included). Jason Jakubowski from University Housing posted a letter on Commonplace that explains how to apply. June 1st also marks the first of several important deadlines for the incoming class.

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