Skip to main content

‘admissions’

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...

Read more


Introducing New Blogger Keldrick L. Stephens

Aug. 8, 2016—Hello, world! My name is Keldrick L. Stephens and I am truly ecstatic to join the Office of Admissions team as an admissions counselor and contributor to the OUA Admissions Blog—I sincerely hope that you can sense my enthusiasm! I look forward to sharing any additional knowledge and valuable insight on the admissions process. This...

Read more


Introducing Our Newest Admissions Counselors

Jul. 21, 2016—In the Admissions world, we often talk about what we do in a very cyclical way. Fall travel begins once students arrive back on campus and ends promptly after Halloween. We hunker down beginning in November to review thousands upon thousands of applications from the students we met throughout the fall. We know that the...

Read more


Introducing New Blogger Anisha Patel

Sep. 30, 2015—Hi everyone! My name is Anisha Patel, and like my colleague Zeben Ashton, I’m both a Vanderbilt admissions counselor and one of the newest members of the Vanderbilt admissions blogging team. I am so excited to share with you all my tips for navigating the admissions process, and stories from my time on the road as a representative of my Alma mater, Vanderbilt University!

Read more


A Day in The Life of an International Admissions Counselor

Jun. 9, 2014—As an international admissions counselor, David shares his experience recruiting in Japan last fall. Despite being familiar with Tokyo, a new mission of spreading awareness about Vanderbilt's offerings pushes his recruitment skills to new heights.

Read more


Vanderbilt Admissions AMA

Mar. 31, 2014—We just finished reviewing 29,500 applications – Ask Us Anything.

Read more


I’m Just a Brochure: The Life of a Vanderbilt Publication

Oct. 7, 2013—If you're a high school student who has started the college search process, you probably have stacks of brochures, pamphlets, and post cards from various schools. But have you ever wondered where exactly these publications come from? Carolyn gives you the back-story on the life of a VU publication.

Read more


Using the Application QuickGuide

Jul. 26, 2013—Get a jump start on college applications by researching each school's individual requirements.

Read more


Registration Open for 2013 Road Shows

Jul. 2, 2013—Carolyn offers details on this year's Road Show tour, which will cover 42 cities in 27 states.

Read more


Happy Holidays from the OUA!

Dec. 21, 2012—Warm wishes and a few notes on how to get in touch with us during the holiday season.

Read more


A Few Important Notes on the Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov. 20, 2012—Carolyn gives a quick update from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for the holiday break.

Read more


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.

Read more