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Richard McCarty, Provost and Vice Chancelloror Academic Aairs
Je Balser, M.D., Ph.D., Vice Chancellor orHealth Aairs and Dean o the School o Medicine
Camilla Benbow, Dean o Peabody Collegeo Education and Human Development
Douglas Christiansen, Vice Chancellor orEnrollment Management and Dean o Admissions
John Gaines, Director o Undergraduate Admissions
Carolyn Dever, Dean o the College o Arts and Science
Philippe Fauchet, Dean o the School o Engineering
Chris Guthrie, Dean o the Law School
Mark Wait, Dean o Blair School o Music
Frank Wcislo, Dean o The Ingram Commons
Louise Hanson, M.D., Director o theStudent Health Center
Susan Kay, Associate Dean or Clinical Aairs, Vanderbilt Law School
Bonnie Miller, Senior Associate Dean or HealthSciences Education
Vanderbilt Center or Latin American Studies
Vanderbilt Institute o NanoscaleScience and Engineering (VINSE)
Street Theatre Company
Please note that scores are based upon the grade in whichthe student took the test.
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I you have taken the PSAT, add a zero to get yourSAT score.Once a student has qualifed, he or she does not haveto submit urther test results or ollowing years.
No SAT/ACT scores? Students may be eligible toapply through our portolio admissions options.To apply via portolio, students should completethe VSA application and essays and submit the ollowing items in lieu o SAT/ACT scores:
• A grade-level assessment indicating 90th percentile
or higher in either a verbal or non-verbal section.
Acceptable assessments include but are not limitedto: ERB, CogAT, Terra Nova, ITBS, Stanord
Achievement Test, OLSAT, Woodcock-Johnson,WISC, Stanford-Binet, MAT.
• Two teacher recommendations.
• School transcript or most recent report card
• Sample of recent course work relating to the VSA
course the student wishes to take.See
or more details and to download teacherrecommendation orms.
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Out-o-level testing, such as the SAT or ACTwhen given to younger students, oers the bestgauge o how appropriate the course work maybe or an individual.In our experience, gited students rise tothe challenge o taking these tests, so longas undue pressure is not placed upon them.Students may take the SAT or ACT assessmentsat any time and at any grade level. They canalso retake the tests and submit new results.We accept scores that were achieved throughthe Duke Talent Identication Program,
but you are not required to gothrough TIP to apply to Vanderbilt SummerAcademy. Please note that any scoressubmitted to us are or our placement purposesonly, and do not go to VU admissions. You can register directly or either theSAT or the ACT through their websites:
Vanderbilt PTY code: SAT 3697
Vanderbilt PTY code: ACT 5165
Vanderbilt Programs or Talented Youth isdedicated to making its programs available toqualied students regardless o ability to pay. You will nd an application or nancial aid onpage 33. Please note that nancial assistanceunds are limited, and awards are based upondemonstrated nancial need. VSA does notaward ull unding.
All fnancial aid awardsare partial.
New or 2013, VSA now oersonline applications. Visit
to accessthe online application.
Phone: (615) 322-8261Email:
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Vanderbilt Summer Academy
2013 offers three sessions,
designed or dierent grade levels.
Sessin I (ne week)
Rising 8th Graders
(students entering 8th grade
in fall 2013)
$1,250appicin Due: apri 26Sessin II (w weeks)
Rising 9th and 10th Graders
(students entering 9th or 10th grade in fall 2013)
$2,250appicin Due: Mrch 29Sessin III (hree weeks)
Rising 11th and 12th Graders
(students entering 11thor 12th grade in fall 2013)
Jy 7– 26
$3,250appicin Due: Mrch 29
Applications with tuition deposits
postmarked by the following early-
bird dates will receive a 5 percenttuition discount:
Sessins II & III:
February 1, 2013
Not applicableSee p. 28 or details.
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Dean Camilla Benbow, an internationally recognized researcher o gited and
talented youth and co-director of the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, founded Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth (PTY) in 2000 as a summer
residential academic program on the campus o Vanderbilt University.