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Online College Block Party

Oct. 11, 2019—College Greenlight will be hosting a free, two-day online college block party for high school students, parents, and counselors October 16-17 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET. Admissions experts or current college students from Vanderbilt, Stanford, Northwestern, Colgate, Rice, and Tufts will facilitate workshops that give key admissions insights into how institutions support first-gen or...

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

Oct. 9, 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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Introducing OUA Webinars and Online Info Sessions

Oct. 7, 2019—This fall, we’re holding a series of online information sessions and webinars for prospective students. While there’s nothing like a campus visit to get to know us, we understand that not everyone can make it to Nashville for a visit. If that’s the case for you, we hope you’ll join us for one of these...

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Scholarships and Financial Aid Q&A – Get Your Questions Answered

Nov. 27, 2018—Do you have questions about scholarships and financial aid? Which forms you need to complete? What scholarships are available? How do you use the Net Price Calculator? Vanderbilt financial aid officers are standing by with answers! The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships is offering extended hours so that you have extra opportunity to speak to a...

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What you need to know: Financial Aid Deadlines and Process

Oct. 29, 2018—You may know Vanderbilt for its stellar academics, its hometown of Nashville, or the many ways VU students balance work and fun. Did you know that Vanderbilt also has one of the best financial aid programs in the country? In fact, Princeton Review has ranked Vanderbilt #1 for Great Financial Aid this year. If you want...

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Transfer Admissions Update

Apr. 30, 2018—Last week, we released our first round of transfer decisions – congratulations to our newest admitted Commodores! Transfer applications have increased this year, and our applicant pool is full of impressive students. Your stories, backgrounds, academic abilities, and your fit for the Vanderbilt community clearly stood out to us during the application review process. While...

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Application Deadlines Approach

Dec. 21, 2017—2017 has been a big year for Vanderbilt:  Graduating the Class of 2017 and welcoming the Class of 2021; celebrating the life of alumnus and civil rights pioneer Perry Wallace; marveling at a total solar eclipse. You can see more of the highlights from a remarkable year in this great year-in-review video. The end of the year isn’t...

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Financial Aid Q&A – Get Your Questions Answered

Dec. 4, 2017—Do you have questions about affording college? Should you complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile? Want to learn more about Vanderbilt’s financial aid process or have questions about the Net Price Calculator? Vanderbilt financial aid officers are standing by with answers! The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships is offering extended hours so that you...

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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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Financial Aid Application Process and Deadlines

Oct. 25, 2017—Financial aid applications became available October 1, and before you know it, the deadlines will be here! Don’t worry — I’m here to share with you how the financial aid process works at Vanderbilt. For U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens, we require the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile...

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Facebook Live Q&A with the Directors of Admissions and Financial Aid

Oct. 18, 2017—“What do you look for in a college essay? “How do outside scholarships affect my financial aid” “How do I know if Early Decision is right for me?” It’s time to get answers to your admissions and financial aid questions! This Friday, October 20, at 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, John Gaines,...

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Vanderbilt’s Net Price Calculator

Oct. 12, 2017—During your college search process, the question of how much will it cost is sure to come up. Well, you don’t have to wonder about college costs, because we have a tool to help:  the net price calculator. This tool allows you to input information about yourself and your family’s finances to find out an...

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