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‘Dores in the News

Jul. 24, 2013—VU alums Willie Geist and Steve Buchanan are making an impact in the world of entertainment.

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Why VU? A Truly Involved Experience

Apr. 16, 2013—Sophomore Greg Hawley tells us why he came to Vanderbilt all the way from Winnipeg, Canada.

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Meet Patrick Boswell

Oct. 20, 2011—I am originally from Richmond, VA. My wife, Haley, and I have lived in Nashville for over two years. I received my master’s in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College ...

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Meet Jessica Forinash

Oct. 17, 2011—Indianola, Iowa is my hometown. My parents still live in the same house that I grew up in. Except for my sister, who came to Nashville after visiting me, my whole family still lives in Iowa. I am the admissions counselor responsible for Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and Canada! Say that...

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Meet Ferrell Armstrong

Oct. 14, 2011—Brentwood, Tennessee is my hometown. I am the Admissions Officer responsible for Georgia (except Fulton county), Mississippi, Orlando, Florida and its surrounding areas. In the office I work on PreVU and Counselor Conference. I’m also that guy who walks down the hall like a football coach trying to motivate and bring cheer … I will...

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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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Meet Carolyn Pippen

Oct. 10, 2011—Lexington, Kentucky is my hometown. I am the admissions counselor responsible for Arkansas, East Tennessee, South Texas, West Texas/El Paso, and Dallas/Fort Worth. In the office I help organize our MOSAIC program, work with the Chancellor’s Scholarship committee, answer admissions questions emails, write for the admissions blog, and generally keep everyone in stitches. My favorite...

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Meet Ben Gatlin

Oct. 6, 2011—Tupelo, MS (birthplace of Elvis) is my hometown. I am the admissions counselor responsible for Chattanooga, TN, South Florida, and home school students.

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Blogging Opportunity for Incoming Vanderbilt Students

Aug. 19, 2011—      For those of you in the Vanderbilt class of 2015 who are still reading our admissions blog, check out this opportunity: Be a Commons Video Blogger! WHO:  You! WHAT: Be a Commons Video Blogger.  Capture unique moments and tell compelling stories through video.  Be a voice for the Commons and share amazing...

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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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Inside a Vanderbilt Project

Apr. 11, 2011—On this blog we spend most of the time talking about the ins/outs of admissions.  I’m always pushing my readers to Inside ‘Dores to get the inside perspective of class and social life on campus.  This past week I learned about a great class project that evolved into a campus movement and I thought it...

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What do you want to know?

Mar. 31, 2011—I had an amazing meeting with my student bloggers this past Tuesday.  A core part of our meeting included planning for April blog topics and we kept circling back to the same question, “What do our readers want to know?  What questions do they have?  What do they want us to write about?”  So today...

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