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Find Your Impact at Vanderbilt

May. 7, 2019—With Commencement just days away, now is a great time to take a look at how Vanderbilt seniors are making a difference on campus and in the world. During their time at Vanderbilt, the students profiled below have explored their passions and found ways to make an impact. Our amazing students immerse themselves into myriad...

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Introducing New Blogger Erin Springstead

Sep. 27, 2018—Hi all! I’m Erin Springstead—one of the new admissions counselors in Vanderbilt University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions! I currently work with students from the state of North Carolina and Long Island, New York. I am also on the ‘Dore for a Day, Black and Gold Days, and PreVU teams. I’m originally from Bishop, Georgia—a tiny town...

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Vanderbilt University Business Minor: What you need to know

Mar. 9, 2017—The day that many of you have been waiting for has finally arrived. After years of prospective student questions on the topic, we’re finally able to say that we do indeed have (insert drum roll here)…a business minor! This new minor, launching in fall 2017, will give students an education in the field of business that...

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What Should I Major In?

Nov. 2, 2016—“What should I major in?” As an admissions officer, this is a question I frequently get from high school seniors in the college search process. Well-prepared high school students have nearly endless opportunities in front of them, and that can be a bit overwhelming at times. But have no fear; the Vanderbilt Admissions Blog is...

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Introducing New Blogger Keldrick L. Stephens

Aug. 8, 2016—Hello, world! My name is Keldrick L. Stephens and I am truly ecstatic to join the Office of Admissions team as an admissions counselor and contributor to the OUA Admissions Blog—I sincerely hope that you can sense my enthusiasm! I look forward to sharing any additional knowledge and valuable insight on the admissions process. This...

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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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What is the Middle 50%?

Sep. 15, 2015—Today we take a look at standardized testing and "the middle 50%." What is it and how can you use it to better understand selective college admissions.

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#selfie, Old School Style

Jul. 9, 2014—#selfie may be the modern method of self-promotion, but the personal statement remains a quintessential way to promote who you are to a college.

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The Universe is Calling You to Nashville!

Jan. 13, 2014—Carolyn highlights two recent articles that list Music City as a must-see destination.

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Let Vanderbilt & You Help You Decide

Mar. 28, 2013—Guest blogger and Senior Admissions Counselor Dustin Lynn on why newly admitted 'Dores should attend Vanderbilt & You.

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Vanderbilt’s Class of 2016 and the Incoming Transfer Class are Now Closed

Jul. 20, 2012—The Class of 2016 is now officially closed for all first-year, non-transfer applicants.

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Know Your City: Historic East Nashville

Nov. 30, 2011—The first in a series of posts on great Nashville neighborhoods that are easily accessible to Vanderbilt students.

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