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Applications Now Available

Aug. 1, 2019—As the end of summer nears, we have a message for high school seniors:  college applications are now available online. There are 3 ways to apply to Vanderbilt:  the Coalition Application, Common Application, and QuestBridge Application. We don’t prefer one application method to any other, but we ask that you select one application method and complete your entire...

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The 5 W’s of the Transfer Application Process

Mar. 14, 2018—As a journalism student, one of the key things I learned was reporting the 5 W’s: who, what, when, where, and why. Today, I’m excited to provide the 5 W’s for the Vanderbilt University transfer admissions process. The answers to these questions should give you a head start completing your transfer application. Who are Vanderbilt...

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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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Merit Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

Dec. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt’s merit scholarship deadlines are approaching! Applications for the Ingram Scholarship, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Scholarship should be completed by January, 1 2017. Students who would like to be considered for several additional merit scholarships are encouraged to submit the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship application. Vanderbilt’s three signature merit scholarships – the Ingram, Cornelius Vanderbilt,...

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How, When, and Why to Contact Your Admissions Counselor

Sep. 23, 2016—Every admissions cycle, we in the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions communicate with a very high volume of incredibly talented students. Since we see it as our mission to seek highly intellectually curious, academically talented students who will contribute to campus life and the community beyond Vanderbilt, we also value personal attention within the context...

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Applications Now Available

Aug. 2, 2016—For high school seniors across the country, the college admissions process is about to get real. With applications becoming available, it’s now officially the start of college application season. Seniors, it’s your time to shine. At Vanderbilt we have four ways to apply:  the Coalition Application, Common Application, QuestBridge Application, and the Universal College Application. We...

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Merit Scholarship Deadlines Are Coming Up Soon

Nov. 13, 2015—Update (1/1/16): The deadline to apply for Cornelius Vanderbilt and Chancellor’s Scholarships has been extended to January 7, 2016. Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships with any questions. The deadlines to apply for merit scholarships at Vanderbilt are coming up soon. Applications for the Ingram Scholarship are due December 1, 2015. Applications...

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Attention Seniors: VU Applications Now Available

Aug. 1, 2015—Attention high school seniors, it’s time to take the first step in making your college dream a reality:  Vanderbilt applications are now available through the Common Application and the Universal College Application. My advice? Start your application early and visit the Application QuickGuide to learn more about the Vanderbilt admissions process. You may use either...

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Talking Transfers

Mar. 10, 2015—With the transfer application priority deadline only weeks away, Admissions Counselor David Lazo has the guidance, insight, and advice to help you finish your application on time.

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Frequently Asked Questions (regarding your Vanderbilt application)

Jan. 12, 2015—Here is an easy source for your frequently asked questions regarding your Vanderbilt admissions application for the 2014-2015.

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Application Update!

Jan. 5, 2015—In this post David shares the tips and tricks you need to take the stress out of making sure your application is complete.

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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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