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Student Care Network

Oct. 3, 2018—As we wrote in our recent post on Diverse ‘Dores Day 2018, the Vanderbilt community is one that provides support to help students thrive in and out of the classroom. In addition to diversity and inclusion, this is also true when it comes to student health and wellbeing. That’s one reason behind the launch of...

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Immersion Vanderbilt

Jul. 13, 2018—Immersion Vanderbilt is a new academic initiative designed to integrate classroom knowledge with experience, and give Vanderbilt students a deeper, more complete education. Immersion Vanderbilt calls for undergraduates to undertake an intensive learning experience that marries their interests and passion in making a change in the world. Students will be able to pursue these opportunities through...

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Life After Vanderbilt: Career Outcomes

May. 31, 2018—In honor of Vanderbilt’s Commencement and our recent graduates, let’s fast forward for a moment. Fast forward past your own high school graduation. Imagine jumping a few years past that to your college graduation. When you walk across that stage, do you see yourself having a job? Traveling the world? Giving back to your community? Or...

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Class of 2018 – Student Spotlight

May. 21, 2018—As commencement season comes to a close, we would like to highlight some extraordinary Commodores on their accomplishments at Vanderbilt. Check out these amazing grads: Name: Jalen Dansby Hometown: Houston, TX Jalen’s Vanderbilt career as a Chancellor’s Scholar was nothing short of impressive, having majored in Medicine, Health and Society; leading organizations such as Minority...

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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes!

Nov. 21, 2017—Thanksgiving! After my birthday, I would probably say this is the second best holiday. For me, it’s an amazing, festive time to gather around one thing: FOOD—yay! We decided to take a break from posts about the application process, financial aid, and merit scholarships so we could highlight some of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes! But...

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What Should I Major In?

Nov. 2, 2016—“What should I major in?” As an admissions officer, this is a question I frequently get from high school seniors in the college search process. Well-prepared high school students have nearly endless opportunities in front of them, and that can be a bit overwhelming at times. But have no fear; the Vanderbilt Admissions Blog is...

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Pre-Professional Studies at Vanderbilt

Oct. 16, 2015—What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question from childhood, but as you make your way through high school and sort through the college search process, it’s one that young adults also face. When I was 5 years old, my lone career goal was to become Spiderman, but since no...

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QuestBridge National College Match Application Due Friday

Sep. 22, 2014—It's year two of Vanderbilt's partnership with QuestBridge, and we're looking forward to the opportunity to be matched with more talented students this year. Applications for the QuestBridge National College Match program are due September 26.

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Why Are Vanderbilt Students So Happy

Aug. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt ranks as the #1 happiest college in America, according to a new survey by the Princeton Review. So, what makes Commodores so darn happy? We investigate today on the blog.

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Congratulations, #vu2014

May. 13, 2014—Last week Vanderbilt held a huge celebration as some of our favorite students became some of our favorite alumni.

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From the Students: What’s the Best Thing About Nashville?

Apr. 15, 2014—Current VU students share their favorite things about living in Music City USA.

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From the Students: Why Did You Choose VU?

Apr. 9, 2014—We asked several of our current students why they made the decision to be a Commodore.

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