Experience Valdosta State University

Recorded Friday, December 10 at 12:00 AM

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Valdosta State University | VSU

Valdosta, GA

Find your dream school in Valdosta State University. Today, admissions counselor James Sampson will walk you through what it's like to attend one of Georgia's state universities. VSU is known for a beautiful campus and robust social opportunities for its students. James has prepared a brief presentation for you all, and then we'll open the floor up for Q&A so come prepared with all of your questions about VSU!

School information

Valdosta State University | VSU

Valdosta, GA
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Undergrad College: Yale University '21

Major: Ethics, Politics & Economics; Classics (Intensive)

Work Experience: As a recent graduate of Yale University, I am excited to begin my first year with CollegeVine! In many ways, CV was a natural fit for me -- at Yale, I worked for over two years in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, beginning as a Senior Interviewer in the summer of 2019, during which I interviewed over 200 first-year applicants for the 2019-2020 college admissions cycle. After the summer ended, I became Lead Recruitment Coordinator, a full-time position responsible for executing and overseeing Yale’s numerous post-admissions decision yield initiatives, as well as serving as a spokesman for the university both in person and online. Over the past two years, I have had the privilege of interacting with hundreds of students and their families at all stages of the college application process.

My Admissions Story: Having always been interested in studying a variety of subjects within the Humanities and Social Sciences, I applied to a smattering of liberal arts colleges and universities (mostly on the East Coast) with strong departments in these areas, large and diverse student bodies, and varied extracurricular opportunities. When my college admissions decisions rolled in, I immediately accepted an offer from my dream school, Yale University, which I had always felt best embodied the opportunities and goals that I desired from my college experience -- and since that day, I’ve never looked back.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Robert and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
23:56@AlyWith:Can you provide some information about applying to the music school?
26:24@AlyWith:Do most freshman live on campus?
30:51@Kasai:what is provided during finals week?


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