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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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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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Google Hangout: Financial Aid

Dec. 27, 2016—Our colleagues in the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships recently recorded a Google Hangout to discuss financial aid and scholarships. Hosted by Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships Chanell Thomas, the video is a great overview of Opportunity Vanderbilt, our financial aid program that has been recognized as one of the...

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Going Bowling: Commodores head into the Independence Bowl

Dec. 24, 2016—In two days the Commodores will be bowling. After an exciting season of SEC football, the ‘Dores will play N.C. State in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport on December 26. The game marks Vanderbilt’s fourth trip to a bowl in the last six years, and it is the first for Head Coach Derek Mason since he took over the...

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Holiday Updates from OUA

Dec. 23, 2016—Happy Holidays from OUA! With the holiday season upon us, our hours and our response time on calls and emails will be a little different than usual. Here’s what you need to know. Holiday Office Hours While the University is officially closed for Winter Break from Friday, December 23 to Tuesday, January 3, the Office...

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Deadlines!

Dec. 22, 2016—The end of the year is fast approaching, and in the world of college admissions, that means one thing: application deadlines. If you are a high school senior wrapping up your fall semester and heading into winter break, don’t forget to circle January 1, our application deadline for both admissions and merit scholarships. What do...

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Early Decision I Decisions Available Online Dec. 15

Dec. 14, 2016—Get ready to welcome the first members of the Vanderbilt Class of 2021! As of Thursday, December 15, after 5:30 p.m. Central Time, admissions decisions for Early Decision I applicants will be available online through MyAppVU. See the online decision release notes below for more details about how to check your decision. We’re very excited...

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Merit Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

Dec. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt’s merit scholarship deadlines are approaching! Applications for the Ingram Scholarship, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Scholarship should be completed by January, 1 2017. Students who would like to be considered for several additional merit scholarships are encouraged to submit the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship application. Vanderbilt’s three signature merit scholarships – the Ingram, Cornelius Vanderbilt,...

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