Why Apply? Student Perspectives on Applying to VU
Nov. 8, 2016—As a Vanderbilt alumna, Class of 2014, I am often asked by prospective students, “Why did you apply to Vanderbilt?” The truth is there were a lot of things that drew me to Vanderbilt University: the gorgeous campus, the residential life, Vanderbilt’s proximity to the vibrant city of Nashville, the academics that would challenge beyond...
Why Are Vanderbilt Students So Happy
Aug. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt ranks as the #1 happiest college in America, according to a new survey by the Princeton Review. So, what makes Commodores so darn happy? We investigate today on the blog.
Contact a Current VU Student
Dec. 17, 2013—Do you ever wish you could just ask a current student what it's really like at Vanderbilt? Well guess what - you can. Read on to find out more.
New Inside ‘Dores
Sep. 13, 2013—We're excited to welcome seven new student bloggers to the Inside 'Dores team! Jay introduces us to the magnificent seven.
Living the Vanderbilt Experience through Inside ‘Dores
Jan. 20, 2012—On why, as a prospective student, you should be reading our student blog, Inside 'Dores.
Get Me to the Greek!
Jan. 9, 2012—Carolyn discusses what makes Greek life at Vanderbilt special
What “Type” Are You?
Oct. 21, 2011—Undergraduate Admissions Counselor Carolyn Pippen breaks down the myth of Vanderbilt as a "type" school.
Greek Life at Vanderbilt
Jan. 26, 2011—Outside of admission-related questions, the two most frequent questions I receive are 1) how Southern is Vanderbilt? and 2) how Greek is Vanderbilt? In past posts I addressed the Southern question (answer: as Southern as you want it to be). The Greek life question is particularly timely as we just completed formal rush on Vanderbilt’s...
Dec. 11, 2009—Yesterday was the last day of classes for the fall semester. Today is Reading Day. Finals begin tomorrow, and continue throughout next week. For everyone, this is an intense time of year. How to capture the feel? People head in every direction. Papers, projects, and presentations were due this week and last—and were being completed...