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Travel Season Wrap-Up

Nov. 10, 2018—This fall, admissions counselors (like me!) traveled all over the country to meet prospective students in their hometowns. I hope you had the chance to meet an admissions counselor from our office over the past few months!  If you didn’t get to meet one of us in your region, come visit us! Our office is open six days...

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Our First Look at E. Bronson Ingram College

Aug. 30, 2018—  This month, Vanderbilt’s newest residential college opened its doors for the first time. I recently got my first look at E. Bronson Ingram College at an open house for staff, faculty, and students — and it is a really impressive sight! E. Bronson Ingram College is now home to approximately 340 sophomores, juniors, and...

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What do admissions counselors do in the summer?

Jul. 6, 2018—Summertime is historically a bit quieter here on the Vanderbilt campus. Many of us are still in the office, debating the latest viral trend (like Yanny versus Laurel), and while it is a bit more calm here, we still find plenty of ways to keep busy. Here is a sneak peek into what we’re up...

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Introducing Vanderbilt’s New Residential Colleges

Apr. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s $600 million investment in constructing four new residential colleges is well under way with a scheduled completion by 2023. The first of their kind at Vanderbilt, Warren and Moore Colleges opened their doors in 2014. Over the next several years, Vanderbilt will construct four more residential colleges along West End Ave. Up first,...

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Spring Visit Options

Mar. 8, 2018—Spring has sprung here in Nashville! For students at Vanderbilt, spring means that Rites of Spring and  final exams are on the horizon. For juniors and seniors in high school, spring is a time to start ramping up or wrapping up the college search process! Usually this means many visits to college campuses. Here are...

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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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Register Now for Black & Gold Days

Nov. 20, 2017—Registration is now open for Black & Gold Days, a campus visit program designed especially for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and their families. We may be in the midst of application season for current seniors, but we’re still thinking about those of you who are in the earlier stages of your college search process,...

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Plan a Campus Visit This Fall

Sep. 25, 2017—Fall is a great time to visit Vanderbilt. Whether you’re just starting your college search or finalizing your list of where to apply, we have you covered with campus visit options. Check out the list below to find a visit program that’s right for you: Daily information session and campus tour. This one-hour presentation and 90-minute...

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What We Did on Your Summer Vacation!

Sep. 14, 2017—Ah, sweet summertime. For me, thinking about summer conjures up the smell of sunscreen, the taste of PreVU salmon on The Commons, the warmth of the hot Nashville sun, and of course, travel! While summertime may be a break for some, at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions it’s a time when we continue to hit...

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Summer in the City – Visiting Vanderbilt & Nashville

Jun. 22, 2017—Summer is a great time to visit Vanderbilt and Nashville. With so much happening in the city and great visiting opportunities on campus, it’s the perfect fit for a summer trip. Here’s what you need to know to plan a great visit. Step 1 – Pick the campus visit option that’s right for you –...

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How, When, and Why to Contact Your Admissions Counselor

Sep. 23, 2016—Every admissions cycle, we in the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions communicate with a very high volume of incredibly talented students. Since we see it as our mission to seek highly intellectually curious, academically talented students who will contribute to campus life and the community beyond Vanderbilt, we also value personal attention within the context...

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Your Nashville Summer Visit Guide

Jul. 5, 2016—It’s summer break! What are your plans? College visits? Family vacation? How about both. Vanderbilt and Nashville are great destinations this summer. Where else can you visit a top-20 school in a city ranked on the Lonely Planet Top 10 Best in Travel 2016 list? (Hint: nowhere else!) From campus tours to concerts, here are...

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