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Introducing new blogger Mickhale Lamba!

Nov. 14, 2018—Hey everyone! My name is Mickhale Lamba and I am one of the newest admissions counselors in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. I’m also a new member of the blogging team, and I’m excited to share my perspective on the admissions process and all the things that make this university so special. I am originally...

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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,...

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OUA’s “Double ‘Dores”

Oct. 23, 2017—At Vanderbilt we have a term for undergraduate students who continue their education at one of Vanderbilt’s graduate or professional schools: Double ‘Dore. However, in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, we have a different kind of “Double Dore,” an admissions counselor who attended Vanderbilt as an undergraduate student and now works here as a counselor....

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Student Spotlight: Peabody College of Education and Human Development

Oct. 6, 2017—What’s it like to be a student at Vanderbilt? You can learn a lot about life at VU from our website or from our publications (which you can receive by requesting more information). For a closer look at a specific academic program, student organization, or activity, however, there’s no substitute for hearing directly from Vanderbilt students. We make that easy...

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Student Spotlight: College of Arts and Science

Sep. 29, 2017—What’s it like to be a student at Vanderbilt? You can learn a lot about life at VU from our website or from our publications (which you can receive by requesting more information). For a closer look at a specific academic program, student organization, or activity, however, there’s no substitute for hearing directly from Vanderbilt...

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How to Make the Most of College Fairs

Sep. 22, 2017—College fairs can be intimidating. Even as a seasoned admissions counselor, I still get wide-eyed when I walk into a room full of tables, and soon to be full of people, for the first time each season. College fairs are a great opportunity to learn about a number of different schools in one quick time...

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Why Do I Get So MUCH College Mail?

Sep. 19, 2017—If you are a high school junior or senior, you may be getting lots of mail from colleges and universities. Your mailbox may be bulging with glossy, colorful brochures (like the ones we create here at Vanderbilt), and you may be wondering why…what did you do to receive all of that mail? What does it...

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Summer in the City – Visiting Vanderbilt & Nashville

Jun. 22, 2017—Summer is a great time to visit Vanderbilt and Nashville. With so much happening in the city and great visiting opportunities on campus, it’s the perfect fit for a summer trip. Here’s what you need to know to plan a great visit. Step 1 – Pick the campus visit option that’s right for you –...

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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.

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Farewell

Jun. 26, 2015—Departing Admissions Counselor David Lazo has some advice for students embarking on their college search process.

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Your Summer College Search – Music City Style

Jun. 15, 2015—Summer is a wonderful time to explore your college options, and Nashville is a wonderful place to visit. We've got ideas for how to bring your college search to Music City this summer.

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Lessons from a Departing Admissions Counselor

May. 29, 2014—The most important things I have learned in my 3 years in the Vanderbilt OUA.

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