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Where else are you applying?

alabamaguy2010alabamaguy2010 Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
edited January 2010 in Vanderbilt University
We all know and love Vanderbilt. But, except for the ED accepted kids, this process is long from over. My question is, where else are all of you applying?

My List: University of Alabama (accepted), Auburn (accepted), Vandy, UVa , Wake Forest, Davidson, Furman, William and Mary, Washington and Lee
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Replies to: Where else are you applying?

  • abcderinkayabcderinkay Registered User Posts: 189 Junior Member
    I have a huge and varied list...

    Vandy
    Harvard
    Brown
    Yale
    Dartmouth
    Emerson (accepted, Honors Program)
    Boston University
    NYU
    UNC
  • bd16425bd16425 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
    I got rejected from northwestern ED. So now I have vandy, duke, creighton, loyola in Chicago, and Michigan. I've been accepted to creighton and loyola but those are my safety schools so i'm not completely happy yet!
  • raggydiloraggydilo Registered User Posts: 97 Junior Member
    My list is similar to your's, alabamaguy...

    Vandy, UVa, William & Mary, UNC, Wake Forest, Duke, Elon (accepted), Davidson, Furman, University of Florida.
  • jimpta12jimpta12 Registered User Posts: 61 Junior Member
    I'm from Cincinnati
    Vandy, UVA, Pitt (accepted), Ohio State (accepted), Case Western, Cornell, Rice
  • wg90210wg90210 Registered User Posts: 851 Member
    vandy, dartmouth, brandeis, barnard, wellesley, princeton, cornell, penn, uchicago, brown, and columbia-rejected ED
  • blackbird23blackbird23 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Vandy, Duke, Northwestern, WashU, U of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (accepted), Creighton (accepted), Valparaiso (accepted), and Marquette.
  • wakkawakka Registered User Posts: 269 Junior Member
    vandy, rice, duke, washington university at st. louis, auburn (accepted into honors), uab (full-ride)
  • abcderinkayabcderinkay Registered User Posts: 189 Junior Member
    I'm surprised that Wake Forest isn't on more people's lists! I found Vanderbilt to be almost identical to Wake, though in a much much cooler city. (aka, not my hometown, haha)
  • junipermellowjunipermellow Registered User Posts: 62 Junior Member
    My list:
    Vandy
    Emory
    Washington University in St. Louis
    Washington and Lee
    Davidson
    Rhodes
    Tulane (accepted)
    University of Alabama (accepted)
  • RuskiBearRuskiBear Registered User Posts: 76 Junior Member
    Tulane (accepted)
    Washington University in St. Louis
    Georgetown
    NYU

    Safeties
    St. Louis University
    Loyola in Chicago
    American
  • tmat91tmat91 Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    University of Chicago
    Whitman College
    Colorado College
    Claremont McKenna College
    Middlebury College
    Hamilton College
    Santa Clara University
  • aireginairegin Registered User Posts: 205 Junior Member
    Vanderbilt University (of course)
    Brown University
    Duke University
    Emory University
    Rice University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Northwestern University
    University of Rochester
    Washington University in St. Louis
  • tk21769tk21769 Registered User Posts: 10,187 Senior Member
    tmat91, just out of curiosity, what's the common thread in the schools you picked?
    It almost looks like a mash up of 2 lists to me. Whitman, Colorado College, Middlebury, Hamilton, and maybe CMC, clearly go together. The others do not so clearly fit (not to me anyway).

    Don't get me wrong, the ones I know are all great schools. I'm curious though, as a Chicago alum with a kid at Colorado College (whom I'd have a very hard time picturing either at Chicago or at Vandy).
  • stockmom123stockmom123 Registered User Posts: 185 Junior Member
    Vanderbilt
    Northwestern
    Wash U
    Marquette
    Illinois Wesleyan (accepted)

    In common: small to medium sized good academic schools in or near a large city that tend to give pretty good aid, especially for National Merit Semifinalists.
  • golfgirlgolfgirl Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    i'm applying to 9 schools total:
    Vanderbilt (obviously), Notre Dame, Princeton, Wash U, Georgetown, Boston College, College of the Holy Cross, Villanova (Business), and U of I Business (accepted!)

    I probably have too many reaches in my list, but since I already got in at U of I, i don't really need any back ups and I might as well take some risks
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