Experience Emory this Summer

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If you are currently a high school junior or sophomore, do you have plans for this summer? Have you heard about the Emory Pre-College Program? This is a summer program designed just for you to spend two weeks, three weeks, …

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 …

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 …

The Southern Sense: November 2014

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“Is it true that Southerners consider road kill a delicacy?” That is the winning question I got as an admission counselor during this fall’s travel season. Every year I answer a broad range of questions about life in the South …