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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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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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What We Did on Your Summer Vacation!

Sep. 14, 2017—Ah, sweet summertime. For me, thinking about summer conjures up the smell of sunscreen, the taste of PreVU salmon on The Commons, the warmth of the hot Nashville sun, and of course, travel! While summertime may be a break for some, at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions it’s a time when we continue to hit...

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Summer in the City – Visiting Vanderbilt & Nashville

Jun. 22, 2017—Summer is a great time to visit Vanderbilt and Nashville. With so much happening in the city and great visiting opportunities on campus, it’s the perfect fit for a summer trip. Here’s what you need to know to plan a great visit. Step 1 – Pick the campus visit option that’s right for you –...

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Introducing Our Newest Admissions Counselors

Jul. 21, 2016—In the Admissions world, we often talk about what we do in a very cyclical way. Fall travel begins once students arrive back on campus and ends promptly after Halloween. We hunker down beginning in November to review thousands upon thousands of applications from the students we met throughout the fall. We know that the...

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Your Nashville Summer Visit Guide

Jul. 5, 2016—It’s summer break! What are your plans? College visits? Family vacation? How about both. Vanderbilt and Nashville are great destinations this summer. Where else can you visit a top-20 school in a city ranked on the Lonely Planet Top 10 Best in Travel 2016 list? (Hint: nowhere else!) From campus tours to concerts, here are...

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Hello, from the tour guides

Feb. 8, 2016—As you go through the college search process, a campus visit can play an important role in finding your fit with a school. After all, a college can seem perfect for you on paper, but then lack a certain ineffable quality when you visit. I’ve personally lost track of how many Vanderbilt students have told...

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What We’re Eating, Summer 2015 Edition

Jul. 16, 2015—You might not know it, but here at the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions, we take food seriously. Here’s a look at the on- and off-campus places we’ve been enjoying lately.

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Your Summer College Search – Music City Style

Jun. 15, 2015—Summer is a wonderful time to explore your college options, and Nashville is a wonderful place to visit. We've got ideas for how to bring your college search to Music City this summer.

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Make Your Nashville Summer Plans Now

May. 18, 2015—Every summer Music City heats up with concerts, festivals, art exhibits, sports, theatre, and more. It’s a perfect time for a visit, and we’ve got you covered with a list of the hottest Nashville happenings for summer 2015.

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PreVU Vanderbilt this Summer

Apr. 29, 2015—Guest blogger and admissions counselor Adrienne Spraggins explains her favorite thing about warm weather in Nashville and why you should add Music City (and PreVU) to your summer itinerary.

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VU’s Updated Virtual Tour – A (Virtual) Walk in the Park

Jul. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt's updated Virtual Tour puts an interactive walking tour of campus (and much more) at your fingertips.

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