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Snapchat Takeovers for Admitted Students

Mar. 30, 2018—Most Tuesdays, the Vanderbilt University Snapchat account is turned over to a current undergraduate student for a takeover. These takeovers feature highlights of the student experience and give you a look into what it’s like to be a Commodore. This April, we’ve planned several takeovers especially for admitted students, including both students and, for the...

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Welcome, Class of 2022!

Dec. 27, 2017—Earlier this month, we welcomed the first members of the Vanderbilt Class of 2022 when we released our Early Decision I admissions notifications. Since then, we’ve been watching the excitement with which these new ‘Dores have been sharing their news. Check out the posts below to see some of the fun. To our newly admitted students,...

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Student Takeovers on Snapchat

Oct. 17, 2016—There’s a new way to learn about student life at Vanderbilt, and it’s a snap! While Vanderbilt has been on Snapchat for a while, this summer was the start of something new:  student takeovers. On most Tuesdays a different undergraduate student takes control of the Vanderbilt account to bring you a unique story about their...

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#vandygram – Vanderbilt on Instagram

Mar. 5, 2016—Instagram can be a great way to get a closer look at a college during your search or while you’re deciding where to enroll. You can see the campus, learn more about student life, check out athletic events, and find out about student organizations. You can also get a look at the campus through the...

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#AskVU Twitter on Admissions and Financial Aid

Oct. 26, 2015—If you follow @VanderbiltU on twitter (and you definitely should), you may have noticed Vanderbilt experts periodically taking over the account to answer incoming tweets tagged #AskVU. These experts have included distinguished VU scholars such political scientist John Geer (on the Nashville mayoral race) and researcher Marybeth Shinn (on affordable housing and homelessness). Recently Director...

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OUA on Tumblr

Oct. 15, 2014—Exciting news: the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions is now on Tumblr. Visit our Tumblr page and follow us at vanderbiltadmissions.tumblr.com.

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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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10 Must-Follow VU Social Media Accounts

Mar. 6, 2014—Are you ready for a next-level look at VU? Check out these 10 must-follow Vanderbilt social media accounts.

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Introducing OUA’s New Interactive Project Strategist

Jul. 12, 2013—Jay Watson, new Interactive Project Strategist, shares his thoughts on joining the OUA and blogging for the Admissions Blog.

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I Get By With a Little Help…

Mar. 2, 2012—Carolyn shows us how current Vanderbilt students get involved in the undergraduate admissions process.

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Giving You a Good Reason Why: Admissions and Social Media

Nov. 18, 2011—Providing value in the admissions process over the social web.

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