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This Summer, Get a PreVU of Vanderbilt

Apr. 25, 2019—Registration for PreVU, Vanderbilt’s summer campus visit program for rising high school seniors, is now open – don’t miss out on your chance to PreVU Vanderbilt this summer! Here on campus, the signs of spring are everywhere, from the blossoms on the trees to the students getting ready for finals. Commencement is just weeks away,...

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Why Vanderbilt?

Mar. 30, 2019—Congratulations to Vanderbilt’s Class of 2023 admits! You’ve just been selected from our most competitive applicant pool in Vanderbilt history and we’re thrilled to welcome you to be a part of our Commodore family. As you face the important decision about where to go to college, we would like to share with you why some...

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Things To Do In Nashville

Mar. 22, 2019—Planning a visit to campus this spring? We hope you’ll allow some time to explore our hometown, Nashville. Vanderbilt is located in the heart of Nashville, close to museums, historic sites, live music venues, award-winning restaurants, and other great destinations. To help you get started, we’ve created a list of things to do in Nashville....

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Transfer Admissions to Vanderbilt – What you should know

Feb. 22, 2019—If you’re a student considering transfer admissions, you likely have a lot of questions on your mind. What will life be like at a new school? Will any of my credits transfer? What support is available for transfer students? Can I get financial aid? Oh, and what are the application requirements? We’re here to help,...

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Winter Hours and Winter Fun

Dec. 21, 2018—During Vanderbilt’s winter break, our office hours will look a little different, as our admissions officers and staff are getting some much needed rest and fun heading into the new year! While the University is officially closed for winter break from Monday, December 24 to Wednesday, January 2, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will offer...

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Reminder: Nov 1 is Early Decision I Deadline

Oct. 30, 2018—The deadline to apply through our Early Decision I application plan is November 1, 2018 — just 2 days away! If you’ve decided that Vanderbilt is your top choice and Early Decision is right for you, make sure to submit your application by the deadline. For Early Decision I, you can apply through either the Coalition...

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Introducing New Blogger John Robert Linscomb

Oct. 18, 2018—Hi, my name is John Robert Linscomb; I am an undergraduate Admissions Counselor at Vanderbilt University. I am proud to be a new member of Vanderbilt’s blogging team. I grew up in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Baylor University, where I majored in political science and business. I worked in Austin, Texas and Lafayette, Louisiana...

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Applications Now Available – 3 Ways to Apply

Aug. 1, 2018—Dear high school seniors, your road to Vanderbilt begins here:  college applications are now available. There are 3 ways to apply to Vanderbilt:  the Coalition Application, Common Application, and QuestBridge Application. We do not prefer one application method to any other, but we ask that you select one application method and complete your entire application through that system....

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Class of 2018 – Student Spotlight

May. 21, 2018—As commencement season comes to a close, we would like to highlight some extraordinary Commodores on their accomplishments at Vanderbilt. Check out these amazing grads: Name: Jalen Dansby Hometown: Houston, TX Jalen’s Vanderbilt career as a Chancellor’s Scholar was nothing short of impressive, having majored in Medicine, Health and Society; leading organizations such as Minority...

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3 Cheers for Spring Travel!

May. 17, 2018—‘Tis the season for amazing spring travel! It’s been quite busy this spring attending college fairs, speaking engagements, and high schools. Not to mention, we’ve visited some pretty nice places. Thanks to this new phenomenon called, “the selfie” —we have captured some amazing shots, and today on the blog we’d like to share a few...

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Virtual Student Panels for Admitted Students, Class of 2022

Apr. 10, 2018—Congratulations, Vanderbilt Class of 2022, you’re in! We know you may have more questions than ever about Vanderbilt now that you’ve been admitted. Don’t worry, we’re here to help. We offer a range of ways to get answers to your questions, including our admitted student visit programs, our Contact a student page, and the Class of 2022 Facebook group....

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Introducing OUA’s Communications Coordinator – Mabel Kok

Mar. 24, 2018—Hi, I’m Mabel Kok, and I’m the newest admissions blogger. Being the newest addition to Vanderbilt’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions team has become the highlight of my move to Nashville. I am joining the team as the Communications Coordinator tasked with managing our projects, maintaining our listings in guidebooks and online profiles, and contributing to...

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