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Class of 2017 Regular Decisions Mailed Today

Mar. 25, 2013—Decisions letters are on their way to Class of 2017 applicants.

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10th Day Data – Presenting the Outstanding Class of 2015

Oct. 12, 2011—For the Vanderbilt class of 2015, The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons already feels like home. They have taken mid-terms and written papers, and they’ve cheered the Vanderbilt Football team to three victories at home. It has been only a few weeks since we welcomed 1,601 first-year students to campus, and we want you to know...

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Transfer Update

Apr. 28, 2011—Thank you to our transfer students for being patient with us throughout this process.  I know the vast majority of admissions information out there aims to serve first-time freshmen and their families. However, Vanderbilt has not forsaken our transfer students! Somehow my daily responsibilities moved from regular decision mailing day to spring travel to transfer...

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PreVU Registration Now Open!

Apr. 15, 2011—Spend a day getting the inside story on our admissions process, learning more about our superior academics, finding out how we support diversity, discovering what we do to make Vanderbilt affordable, taking a campus tour, and seeing for yourself what life is like at one of America’s top universities.

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You’re Admitted! Now What?

Mar. 29, 2011—First, take a breather and appreciate what you’ve accomplished.  Then, explore our Class of 2015 page.  This will answer most of your questions about the matriculation deposit, setting up your VUnetID, and requesting housing on campus.  Also, explore the Common Place Class of 2015 message board where you’ll find helpful information regarding your life here...

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Behind the Scenes: Mailing Day 2011

Mar. 24, 2011—Yesterday we officially mailed our Class of 2015 admission decisions!  Every year Mailing Day is a celebration for us here at OUA as it represents an entire year’s worth of recruitment and evaluation.  Today the office is officially closed to the public as OUA staff members take a much needed breather and prepare for a...

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Merit Scholarship Notification Begins Today

Mar. 7, 2011—Good morning, I just wanted to provide a brief update regarding the selection process for the Cornelius Vanderbilt and Chancellor’s Scholarship awards.  Beginning today, we will notify recipients of the Cornelius Vanderbilt and Chancellor’s Scholarship awards by both e-mail and letter. Applicants who were not selected for either program will only receive an e-mail notification....

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Alumni Interview Process Now Closed

Jan. 19, 2011—CoRPs Alumni Interviewing Requests have ended for the 2010 – 2011 Admissions Year Requests for alumni interviews through our Commodore Recruitment Programs (CoRPs) closed for the 2010 – 2011 admissions year. Alumni interviews are a wonderful opportunity to gain information about Vanderbilt through interacting with an alumnus; however, if you were unable to participate or...

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Transfer Admission FAQs

Jan. 7, 2011—In the crazy world of college admissions, it seems as if most of the spotlight is on first-time freshman admissions.  However, transfer students are an important part of Vanderbilt University.  Transfer students add to the classroom discussion and campus life because of their diversified experiences; we are looking for transfer students who will add to...

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Alumni Interviews NOW Available!

Oct. 18, 2010—I can’t believe I’m wrapping up my final week of fall recruitment.  Hopefully, I’ll see many of the students I’ve met these past few months on campus next year!  As we reach the peak of application season, be aware that alumni interviews are an optional part of the application process at Vanderbilt. Alumni interviews at...

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Wrapping Up Travel Season – What Comes Next?

Oct. 11, 2010—Hopefully, you’ve had the chance to meet an admissions representative from our office in the past few months.  Officers (including myself) from Vanderbilt traveled extensively this fall in order to meet prospective students in their hometowns.   If you didn’t get to meet one of us in your region, come visit us! OUA is open six...

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10th Day Data

Sep. 30, 2010—Before school begins each fall colleges and universities think we know what the incoming class is going to look like (statistically speaking), but we can’t be absolutely confident.  Therefore we wait 10 days for everyone to get to campus, begin classes, and get in a groove before we take count.  This college/university census is known as...

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