‘Black and Gold Days’
Register Now for Black & Gold Days
Nov. 20, 2017—Registration is now open for Black & Gold Days, a campus visit program designed especially for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and their families. We may be in the midst of application season for current seniors, but we’re still thinking about those of you who are in the earlier stages of your college search process,...
Black & Gold Days Registration Now Open
Nov. 15, 2016—With fall in full swing, Vanderbilt’s campus is a beautiful mix of yellow, orange, red, and GOLD as the leaves change. Fall means that VU admissions counselors are wrapping up their travel season, current students are hard at work on this semester’s studies, and high school seniors are in the midst of college applications. While...
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...
Hello, from the tour guides
Feb. 8, 2016—As you go through the college search process, a campus visit can play an important role in finding your fit with a school. After all, a college can seem perfect for you on paper, but then lack a certain ineffable quality when you visit. I’ve personally lost track of how many Vanderbilt students have told...
Introducing New Blogger Zeben Ashton
Aug. 27, 2015—Hi y’all! My name is Zeben Ashton (Zeb), and in addition to serving as a Vanderbilt admissions counselor, I’m one of the newest members of the Vanderbilt Admissions blogging team. I look forward to sharing my insights into the college search and application processes.
Admissions Events Cancelled For Feb. 16, 2015
Feb. 15, 2015—Due to the threat of inclement weather associated with “Winter Storm Octavia,” all Undergraduate Admissions Office events scheduled for Monday, February 16, 2015 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED
Campus Visit Options
Nov. 25, 2013—Carolyn highlights several different opportunities for prospective students to view campus life at Vanderbilt.
Introducing Our Newest Counselors
Jul. 17, 2013—Meet our three new admissions counselors who joined the OUA family last week!
Fall Campus Visits: Everything You Wanted to Know and More
Oct. 9, 2012—Carolyn dishes out a ton of useful information on how to prepare for a fall campus visit to Vanderbilt.
A Counselor’s Year in Review
Jun. 4, 2012—Carolyn reflects on her first year as a counselor in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Class of 2016 Regular Decisions Mailed Today
Mar. 23, 2012—Ryan welcomes the newest Commodores and details how they boast the highest academic profile in Vanderbilt's history. Yeah, you're going to want to read on.
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...