The Southern Sense: September 2015

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Happy Fall!!! Even though it’s not technically fall yet per diehard calendar abiders, it feels like fall to me. Weather here in Atlanta has cooled considerably, our students have returned to campus, pumpkin drinks are literally everywhere, and I baked …

The Southern Sense: August 2015

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One of my favorite things about being an admission counselor is finding special “corners” where I can feel at home in the cities I visit in my region. Case in point: during my first two-week trip to Philadelphia, I had …

My Time as a Pre-College Participant

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Every summer, Emory hosts the Pre-College Program, an academic program for high school students. It gives college-bound rising juniors and rising seniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. This week, we asked Veena …

Being an RA for Pre-College!

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Every summer, Emory hosts the Pre-College Program, an academic program for high school students. It gives college-bound rising juniors and rising seniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. This week, we asked Elyssa …

The Southern Sense: July 2015

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Summer in the South is an undulating mix of delicious food in your belly, great music in the parks, and lightning bug shows in the backyard. The pace of life seems to slow down, perhaps due to the hot temperatures, …