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 …

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 …