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Strange Days

Mar. 27, 2020—The leaders of our office, John Gaines and Doug Christiansen, recently sent the following message to our partners in the college admissions process, your high school counselors. We want students and parents to be able to read it too, so we’re posting it here:   The chorus of the John Lennon song “Nobody Told Me”...

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Tips and Tricks on Engaging with Admissions Officers

Sep. 20, 2018—It’s the beginning of fall and the beginning of another application cycle, which means one thing for admissions officers — travel season is here! Here at Vanderbilt, our main travel season occurs during September and October as we travel across the country and the world to meet and engage with high school students on their...

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Introducing New Blogger Zeben Ashton

Aug. 27, 2015—Hi y’all! My name is Zeben Ashton (Zeb), and in addition to serving as a Vanderbilt admissions counselor, I’m one of the newest members of the Vanderbilt Admissions blogging team. I look forward to sharing my insights into the college search and application processes.

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A Day in the Life of an OUA Road Warrior

Nov. 8, 2012—Carolyn takes us step by step through a "typical" day in travel season.

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