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Transfer Admissions Update

Apr. 30, 2018—Last week, we released our first round of transfer decisions – congratulations to our newest admitted Commodores! Transfer applications have increased this year, and our applicant pool is full of impressive students. Your stories, backgrounds, academic abilities, and your fit for the Vanderbilt community clearly stood out to us during the application review process. While...

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Tips for Letters of Recommendation

Oct. 4, 2017—It’s that time of year! High school seniors across that nation are diligently working to apply to colleges and universities across the world! While institutions have different applications, processes, and requirements, many require letters of recommendations. Here are some helpful tips as you begin to seek out the counselors, teachers, and other individuals in your academic...

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Merit Scholarship Applications Now Available

Sep. 27, 2017—Applications for Vanderbilt’s three signature merit scholarships – the Ingram, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Chancellor’s Scholarships – are now available via MyAppVU. To apply for merit scholarships, students should first submit their admission application through either the Coalition Application, Common Application, QuestBridge Application, or Universal College Application. Within two to three days of submitting your admission...

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4 Ways to Apply

Sep. 12, 2017—Calling all seniors, it’s time to take the next step on your road to college — applications for admission are now available! At Vanderbilt we have four ways to apply:  the Coalition Application, Common Application, QuestBridge Application, and the Universal College Application. We don’t have a preference for one application method over any other, but we ask that you select...

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First-Year Waitlist Closed

Jul. 14, 2017—The Office of Undergraduate Admissions has now closed the waitlist for applicants to The Class of 2021. We have emailed notifications to those of you who remained active on our waitlist in order to update you as quickly as possible. To all students who were placed on the waitlist but who did not receive an...

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5 Application Tips

Oct. 21, 2016—Editor’s Note:  This post first appeared on The Bridge Blog, a publication from QuestBridge. To learn more about Vanderbilt’s partnership with QuestBridge, check out this post from our archives. The college application. A summation of your high school experience and a guide to who you think you’d like to become in the future. Naturally, it is...

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Merit Scholarship Deadlines Approach

Dec. 8, 2014—The deadline to apply for merit scholarships is December 15, 2014, and in this post we've got the scholarship details and application to-do list to help you finish by the deadline.

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What We Look For In An Application

Feb. 3, 2014—Carolyn lays out the five major components that each of our admissions counselors looks for and values in a Vanderbilt application.

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Application FAQs

Jan. 10, 2014—Carolyn answers the questions our admissions counselors have been hearing most frequently over the last several days.

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