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Tips for Letters of Recommendation

Oct. 31, 2014—You need recommendations as a part of your application for admission, and we're here with the three steps you need to get them done right.

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Vanderbilt Applications Now Available

Aug. 1, 2014—Prospective Commodores, it’s time to take the first step in making your college dream a reality: applications are now available through the Common Application and the Universal College Application.

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What We Look For In An Application

Feb. 3, 2014—Carolyn lays out the five major components that each of our admissions counselors looks for and values in a Vanderbilt application.

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Application Flow Chart

Dec. 9, 2013—With just 22 days until the application deadline, it's time to feel some urgency. But don't worry - we're here to help, and we've created this flow chart to assist you.

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How To: Letters of Recommendation

Sep. 27, 2013—Last week I gave several tips on how to write your personal essay. Next up in our “How To” series on the application process: letters of recommendation. As you go about completing your application for admission, your intent should be to accurately portray yourself as a person, as a member of your community, and most...

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Application Reading 2.0

Nov. 29, 2012—Carolyn walks us through her new and improved process for reading applications.

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