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Visit Vanderbilt this Fall

Sep. 23, 2019—Whether you’re just starting your college search or deciding where you want to apply, fall is a great time for a college visit. At Vanderbilt we offer several visit options during the fall that can help you learn more about life on campus: Information session and campus tour. This one-hour presentation and 90-minute tour is a...

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This Summer, Get a PreVU of Vanderbilt

Apr. 25, 2019—Registration for PreVU, Vanderbilt’s summer campus visit program for rising high school seniors, is now open – don’t miss out on your chance to PreVU Vanderbilt this summer! Here on campus, the signs of spring are everywhere, from the blossoms on the trees to the students getting ready for finals. Commencement is just weeks away,...

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Spotlight on the Arts at Vanderbilt

Apr. 18, 2019—I am often amazed at the wide range of interests and involvement I see in Vanderbilt students. Econ majors who are into theatre, musicians who love to code, engineers who sing a capella — you see these kinds of interesting combinations all over the place at Vanderbilt. For many students, a passion for the arts...

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Things To Do In Nashville

Mar. 22, 2019—Planning a visit to campus this spring? We hope you’ll allow some time to explore our hometown, Nashville. Vanderbilt is located in the heart of Nashville, close to museums, historic sites, live music venues, award-winning restaurants, and other great destinations. To help you get started, we’ve created a list of things to do in Nashville....

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Lunch Choices Near Vanderbilt

Mar. 20, 2019—Nashville is known for great food. From home-style classics to award-winning haute cuisine, the food in Nashville is like the city itself — a dynamic mix of tradition and innovation. Our great culinary scene is one reason Nashville has been topping lists of best destinations, like Condé Nast Traveler’s The Best Cities in the U.S.:...

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OUA’s New Admissions Counselors

Sep. 6, 2018—As we wave goodbye to summer and welcome new beginnings this fall, we would like to introduce our newest additions to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions! These counselors will represent Vanderbilt at high school visits, college fairs, and other events throughout the year — and you might just see one of them at your school!...

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What do admissions counselors do in the summer?

Jul. 6, 2018—Summertime is historically a bit quieter here on the Vanderbilt campus. Many of us are still in the office, debating the latest viral trend (like Yanny versus Laurel), and while it is a bit more calm here, we still find plenty of ways to keep busy. Here is a sneak peek into what we’re up...

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The Commodore Card: Your Passport to Nashville

Apr. 17, 2018—One of the first things you’ll get as a Vanderbilt student is a Commodore Card. This is your student ID and it serves many purposes. You need it to swipe into your residence hall, you can use it to gain access to academic buildings after hours, and (maybe most importantly) you use it to pay...

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Introducing Vanderbilt’s New Residential Colleges

Apr. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s $600 million investment in constructing four new residential colleges is well under way with a scheduled completion by 2023. The first of their kind at Vanderbilt, Warren and Moore Colleges opened their doors in 2014. Over the next several years, Vanderbilt will construct four more residential colleges along West End Ave. Up first,...

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Introducing OUA’s Communications Coordinator – Mabel Kok

Mar. 24, 2018—Hi, I’m Mabel Kok, and I’m the newest admissions blogger. Being the newest addition to Vanderbilt’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions team has become the highlight of my move to Nashville. I am joining the team as the Communications Coordinator tasked with managing our projects, maintaining our listings in guidebooks and online profiles, and contributing to...

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Hidden Gems of Nashville

Mar. 22, 2018—Nashville is a city that is ever growing! I first moved to Nashville in 2010 as a first year student at Vanderbilt and in the last 8 years, the city has transformed into one of the top hot spots to visit. As a college student, this is really exciting as there is always something new...

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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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