The Southern Sense: February 2015

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“Three chords and the truth” has long been an affectionate moniker for a genre of music many either love or hate: country music. I get the negative sentiment. I grew up hating country music, or rather, hating all I could …

The Southern Sense: January 2015

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Let’s talk food, y’all. After all, we can’t go on much longer discussing Southern culture and customs without eventually running into two of their most iconic aspects: cooking and eating. There is wide belief that Southern food refers to particular …

New Year Update

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A Happy New Year to all our faithful blog readers! We hope y’all had an enjoyable holiday season and productive first week of 2015. Here in the Office of Admission we dove into the processing and evaluation of applications and …

Welcome Home, in 8 months!

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Greetings newly admitted Early Decision students. First, let us take a few seconds to say, “Congratulations, we are so proud of you!” Applying to college while also going to school full time, and doing tons of extracurricular activities is not …

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 …