The Southern Sense: October 2015

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I am writing from Connecticut and let me just say, I think I now understand a bit about how that Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court must have felt. (In case this famous work of Mark Twain’s hasn’t crossed a …

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 …

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, …

The Southern Sense: June 2015

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I was doing an evening program for Emory University in Connecticut last week and found myself answering questions about that mysterious part of the Southeastern region known as the “Deep South” and Georgia’s own culture as a state located right …