The Southern Sense: December 2014

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“You must be from a Southern school.” I cannot tell you how many times receptionists and counselors have correctly deduced this fact when they find me waiting in a lobby for a high school visit. (I was raised by earnest …

FAQs for International Students

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Coming to Emory University means joining a community which is a microcosm of our world. We have students from all over the world, who speak more languages than we can teach! Our classrooms and residence halls are like the United Nations, …

A Letter to Our Scholar Applicants

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Dear scholar applicant, It’s 8:30 am, and I just finished my morning coffee with one of my best friends from college. Every morning we meet for coffee at my house – one of my favorite parts of the day. My …

Deadlines, Updates, and FAQs

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As we near the end of November, many of us will pause this week to give thanks and enjoy a few days off with family and friends. In fact, I am writing this blog from Florida, enjoying some much-needed time …

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Why Oxford?

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Why Oxford? This may be a question in the back of your mind that you are unable to articulate or afraid to ask. I’ll tell you why. First, know that I’m not here to tell you that Oxford is the …