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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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Ask the Tour Guides: Moving to Nashville

Oct. 30, 2017—You can find answers to all kinds of questions on our website, but sometimes there is no substitute for hearing from a current student. In our “Ask the Tour Guides” series we will ask some of our tour guides to answer commonly asked questions about the student experience at Vanderbilt. For our first post we...

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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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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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From the Students: What’s the Best Thing About Nashville?

Apr. 15, 2014—Current VU students share their favorite things about living in Music City USA.

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12 Must-Follow Nashville Social Media Accounts

Mar. 25, 2014—Need to stay updated on all things Music City? We've got you covered.

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The No. 2 Bus

Feb. 26, 2014—Jay takes another look at some of the great off-campus spots that are just a short (and free) bus ride away for Vanderbilt students

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The Number 7 Bus

Sep. 20, 2013—Thinking of getting off campus this weekend? Here are some great Nashville destinations that are just a short bus ride away.

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Come on and Take a Free Ride

Jul. 29, 2013—VU students ride the Nashville bus for free, so we're exploring things to do on each route. Today I'm looking at the #5.

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Summer in Music City

Jun. 27, 2013—Carolyn highlights two major music events that took place in Nashville this June.

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Music City Gives Back to VUMC

May. 16, 2013—The superstars of Nashville's world-renowned music scene are making connections with the Vanderbilt Medical Center.

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