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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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The 5 W’s of the Transfer Application Process

Mar. 14, 2018—As a journalism student, one of the key things I learned was reporting the 5 W’s: who, what, when, where, and why. Today, I’m excited to provide the 5 W’s for the Vanderbilt University transfer admissions process. The answers to these questions should give you a head start completing your transfer application. Who are Vanderbilt...

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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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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes!

Nov. 21, 2017—Thanksgiving! After my birthday, I would probably say this is the second best holiday. For me, it’s an amazing, festive time to gather around one thing: FOOD—yay! We decided to take a break from posts about the application process, financial aid, and merit scholarships so we could highlight some of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes! But...

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Introducing Our Newest Admissions Counselors!

Sep. 5, 2017—Well—it’s the start of another wonderful recruitment cycle! Do you know what that means for admissions counselors? Flights, applications, food, college fairs, hotels, and did I say amazing food?! As counselors, we enjoy forging new relationships and advocating for the admission of numerous, talented scholars! With an office of 32 admissions counselors, we practice a concept...

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Class of 2021 Decisions Available Online March 28

Mar. 27, 2017—We’re almost ready to welcome the newest Commodores to the Vanderbilt community! At 5:30 p.m. Central Time Tuesday, March 28, admissions decisions for first-year applicants will be available online through MyAppVU, our online portal for application management. Admitted student welcome packets will follow in the mail later in the week. Applicants, here’s the important info you need...

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