December 1 is the Merit Scholarship Application Deadline
Nov. 21, 2018—As you prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving break, don’t forget that Vanderbilt’s merit scholarship deadlines are right around the corner! The deadline to apply for our three signature scholarships – the Ingram Scholarship Program, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, and the Chancellor’s Scholarship – is Saturday, December 1, 2018. Recipients of these scholarships are guaranteed full-tuition awards that include a...
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...
Happy Thanksgiving from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Nov. 24, 2015—As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many in the Vanderbilt community are taking to social media to share the reasons we’re thankful, using #VUthankful. As you can see from the collection of responses at social.vanderbilt.edu, we have a lot to be thankful for! One theme seems particularly strong: family, friends, classmates, professors, colleagues … we are...
Happy Thanksgiving from the OUA
Nov. 26, 2014—From all of us in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, we wish you a restful, relaxing break and look forward to speaking with you when we return!
Application Reading 2.0
Nov. 29, 2012—Carolyn walks us through her new and improved process for reading applications.
A Few Important Notes on the Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 20, 2012—Carolyn gives a quick update from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for the holiday break.
Guest Blog: Context Counts
Dec. 19, 2011—Admissions Counselor Dustin Lynn combats false assumptions about the selective admissions process.
A Few Important Notes on the Week of Thanksgiving
Nov. 23, 2011—A few key announcements about the holiday week and a call to relax from the Admissions office.
The Family Reunion Two Question Phenomenon
Nov. 24, 2009—If you're a college applying senior though the gathering of uncle Sid and aunt Colleen over the holiday means one thing, you better have an answer for those inevitable two questions you'll be getting: "Where do you want to go next year?" and "What do you want to major in?" My advice: make something up and make it awkward funny.
Nov. 26, 2008—This morning I found a very close parking spot. And for that, I am thankful. Thanksgiving week is upon us and campus has emptied out. It is strange and a bit unnerving to work on a college campus during holiday seasons. With no students around, it’s just not as fun. Still, it’s nice to know...
And Then There Were Files: ED I and Front Yard Football
Nov. 18, 2008—It was a moment a couple Sundays ago. On the couch, my 2.5 year old playing quietly on the floor in front of me, the Titans game on in front of him. Nothing too remarkable about the exact moment really when I realized this would be last weekend without file reading. The clicking of Matchbox...