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OUA Instagram Stories

Oct. 16, 2018—Over the last few years, we’ve been turning over the Vanderbilt Snapchat account to current students for takeovers. This fall, we’ve transitioned these student takeovers to the OUA Instagram account with Commodores taking over our stories to give you a window into their Vanderbilt experiences. Academics, student life, research, clubs and student organizations — these stories...

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3 Cheers for Spring Travel!

May. 17, 2018—‘Tis the season for amazing spring travel! It’s been quite busy this spring attending college fairs, speaking engagements, and high schools. Not to mention, we’ve visited some pretty nice places. Thanks to this new phenomenon called, “the selfie” —we have captured some amazing shots, and today on the blog we’d like to share a few...

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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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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes!

Nov. 21, 2017—Thanksgiving! After my birthday, I would probably say this is the second best holiday. For me, it’s an amazing, festive time to gather around one thing: FOOD—yay! We decided to take a break from posts about the application process, financial aid, and merit scholarships so we could highlight some of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes! But...

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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving from OUA

Nov. 23, 2016—With the Thanksgiving holiday just one day away, many in the Vanderbilt community are reflecting on the reasons we’re thankful. Check out the video below to see Vanderbilt Tour Guides Lexi Banks, Mason Boudrye, Halle Best, and Waleed Shaban discuss their favorite Thanksgiving traditions as well as the reasons they are thankful this season. As for...

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Student Takeovers on Snapchat

Oct. 17, 2016—There’s a new way to learn about student life at Vanderbilt, and it’s a snap! While Vanderbilt has been on Snapchat for a while, this summer was the start of something new:  student takeovers. On most Tuesdays a different undergraduate student takes control of the Vanderbilt account to bring you a unique story about their...

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New Student Video: Cici Zhang—“An Ambitious Young Woman”

Oct. 14, 2016—Cici Zhang, current senior from Beijing, China, is truly mutli-faceted. An honors student in Peabody’s child development major, Cici minors in quantitative methods and human and organizational development. She’s conducted research in Vanderbilt’s Infant Learning Lab, and at Beijing Normal University, comparing parenting styles in her native China and the U.S., and how those styles...

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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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Class of 2020 – Regular Decision Summary Statistics

Mar. 25, 2016—Earlier this week we released admission decisions for Regular Decision applicants to the class of 2020. By now, admit packets are on their way to new ‘Dores across the country and around the world. The admits to the Class of 2020 are an incredibly accomplished, amazingly diverse, and hugely talented group, and we can’t wait...

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#vandygram – Vanderbilt on Instagram

Mar. 5, 2016—Instagram can be a great way to get a closer look at a college during your search or while you’re deciding where to enroll. You can see the campus, learn more about student life, check out athletic events, and find out about student organizations. You can also get a look at the campus through the...

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