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Understanding College Admissions Decisions Plans – Early Action, Early Decision, and Regular Decision

Oct. 13, 2019—If you’re a high school senior starting the process of applying to college, you may be thinking about decision plan to use. Colleges offer varying decision plans with different deadlines, different levels of commitment, and different dates when you’ll find out admissions decisions. We’re here today with an overview of some of the main types...

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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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Class of 2023 – Early Decision by the Numbers

Feb. 20, 2019—On Friday we released admissions decisions for the Early Decision II applicants to the Vanderbilt Class of 2023. With that, we’ve finished the Early Decision portion of admission to the new class, and we’re able to share some summary statistics about our new students. This is an amazingly talented group, and we look forward to...

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Early Decision II – Decisions Available Online February 15

Feb. 14, 2019—As of Friday, February 15, after 5:00 p.m. Central Time, decisions for Early Decision II applicants will be available online through MyAppVU. See the online decision release notes below for more details about how to check your decision. We’re honored that so many talented students chose to apply through Early Decision II. This group of applicants...

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Class of 2022 – Early Decision by the Numbers

Feb. 23, 2018—Last week we released admissions decisions for EDII applicants, wrapping up our Early Decision admissions phase for the Class of 2022. Now that we’ve completed both Early Decision I and II, we’re able to share some summary statistics about these new Commodores. They’re an incredible group of students, and we’re excited for them to join...

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Early Decision II Decisions Available Online Feb. 15

Feb. 15, 2018—As of Thursday, February 15, after 5:00 p.m. Central Time, admissions decisions for applicants through the Early Decision II plan will be available online through MyAppVU. See below for details on checking your decision online. We’re excited to welcome our newest students into the Commodore community. These students were selected from a highly qualified applicant pool...

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Welcome, Class of 2022!

Dec. 27, 2017—Earlier this month, we welcomed the first members of the Vanderbilt Class of 2022 when we released our Early Decision I admissions notifications. Since then, we’ve been watching the excitement with which these new ‘Dores have been sharing their news. Check out the posts below to see some of the fun. To our newly admitted students,...

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Introducing Our Newest Admissions Counselors!

Sep. 5, 2017—Well—it’s the start of another wonderful recruitment cycle! Do you know what that means for admissions counselors? Flights, applications, food, college fairs, hotels, and did I say amazing food?! As counselors, we enjoy forging new relationships and advocating for the admission of numerous, talented scholars! With an office of 32 admissions counselors, we practice a concept...

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Class of 2021 – Early Decision Summary Statistics

Feb. 17, 2017—We’ve finished the Early Decision phase of our admissions process for the Vanderbilt Class of 2021, crunched the numbers, and now we have some summary statistics about our newest ‘Dores. Our Early Decision admits are an incredibly talented, diverse, and engaged group, and we are thrilled they’ll be joining our campus community this fall. Judging...

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Welcome to Vanderbilt, #vu2021

Jan. 19, 2017—In December we welcomed the newest members of the Vanderbilt community when we released our Early Decision I results for The Class of 2021. Since then, we’ve been enjoying the excitement they’ve shown on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and other social media. We’ve enjoyed it so much, in fact, that we’ve compiled many of the...

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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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Happy Halloween from OUA

Oct. 31, 2016—A scary admissions story … it was a dark and stormy Halloween night, and the prospective student had forgotten all about the Early Decision I deadline lurking just ahead on November 1! Ok, sorry — here at the Vanderbilt Admissions Blog we are anything but scary. We’re here to help you though the admissions process...

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