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Ask the Tour Guides: What surprised you?

Dec. 7, 2017—No matter how much research you do about a college—through virtual tours, browsing the website, or visiting campus—there will always be something that surprises you once you become a student there! For this post we asked the tour guides (and one of student workers, Gwen!) to tell us: What surprised you the most about Vanderbilt?...

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What Should I Major In?

Nov. 2, 2016—“What should I major in?” As an admissions officer, this is a question I frequently get from high school seniors in the college search process. Well-prepared high school students have nearly endless opportunities in front of them, and that can be a bit overwhelming at times. But have no fear; the Vanderbilt Admissions Blog is...

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Let’s Get Technical: Applying for Financial Aid at Vanderbilt

Jan. 21, 2015—While there are a number of steps in applying for financial aid at Vanderbilt, we provide you some advice and tips to guide through the process at Vanderbilt.

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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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How to Learn of Thee, Vanderbilt…Let Me Count the Ways

Aug. 8, 2014—Road Shows are only one way to learn more about Vanderbilt. From 'Dore for a Day to our Inside 'Dores student blog, there are multiple ways to learn about whether Vanderbilt is a great college fit for you.

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A Day in The Life of an International Admissions Counselor

Jun. 9, 2014—As an international admissions counselor, David shares his experience recruiting in Japan last fall. Despite being familiar with Tokyo, a new mission of spreading awareness about Vanderbilt's offerings pushes his recruitment skills to new heights.

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Lessons from a Departing Admissions Counselor

May. 29, 2014—The most important things I have learned in my 3 years in the Vanderbilt OUA.

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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: Our Advice to You

Apr. 22, 2014—A few of our current students extend their words of wisdom to high school seniors.

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From the Students: Why Did You Choose VU?

Apr. 9, 2014—We asked several of our current students why they made the decision to be a Commodore.

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Admitted Student Visit Programs

Apr. 1, 2014—There’s just nothing like a campus visit for helping you find your fit with a school. If you haven’t visited campus yet, or even if you have but you want another look, Vanderbilt offers a range of campus visit programs. Here is a quick rundown of the options.

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(Mostly) Productive Ways to Spend Winter Break

Dec. 20, 2013—Carolyn humbly proposes 14 tasks to complete before 2014.

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