Vanderbilt University (TN)

Vanderbilt University (TN) 

Common Application 

    ED/ED II: Nov. 1
    Regular Decision: Jan. 3 

2010 Essay Questions: 
Common Application Essays:

1.      Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences in the space below (1000 character maximum). 

2.      Please write an essay (250-500 words) on a topic of your choice or on one of the options listed below. 

l  Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you.

l  Discuss some issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you. 

l  Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence. 

l  Describe a character in fiction, a historical figure, or a creative work (as in art, music, science, etc.) that has had an influence on you, and explain that influence. 

l  A range of academic interests, personal perspectives, and life experiences adds much to the educational mix. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity in a college community, or an encounter that demonstrated the importance of diversity to you. 

l  Topic of your choice.

Supplemental Essay Questions:

Documents Required: 
  • $50 Application Fee or Waiver 
  • Official score reports from the SAT or ACT
  • Official score reports of TOEFL or IELTS
  • Secondary School Report 
  • Mid-Year Report 
  • A counselor or administrator letter of recommendation 
  • 2 academic teacher letters of recommendation 
Other Information: 
                Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
                2305 West End Ave
                Nashville, TN 37203

Phone:                   615-322-2561 or 800-288-0432.(Admissions Office) 
Fax:                       615-343-7765
Application Info:

SAT/TOEFL Code:    1871
ACT Code:                4036