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The Impact of COVID on College Admission

We made it. We have reached the end of an academic school year that required a lot of patience, grace, strength, and perseverance.  Last spring, school leadership, staff, teachers, and students were filled with worries, anxieties, and stress about the looming academic year. High school seniors who were considering an undergraduate education were faced with …

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I Chose Emory for the Collaborative Community

When I was a high school senior looking at colleges, I knew I wanted a challenging school, but I did not want a cut-throat environment. I consider myself a high achiever, and I know from experience that competition in academics …

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The Year We Spent Learning Through Zoom

Zoom became globally recognized seemingly overnight when the world turned to virtual means of communication. No one knew what 2020 had in store, but we rolled with the punches- Emory included. The university prioritized the health of students and faculty …

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Dear Future, I’m Ready

POV: You’re me. Sitting on your bed, scrolling through the Course Atlas, wondering how on Earth you are going to fulfill your GERs, pre-med requirements, and English major requirements. You look at Eng205 (Poetry) and then Chem203 (the dreaded Organic …

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Coping as a College Student During Quarantine*

*Please note this article was originally written on April 29, 2020, near the beginning of social distancing. We decided to include this blog to illustrate important events within the Emory Community, and to demonstrate the resilient attitude of our community …