How to Write a Great Essay, Part 2

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Essay Writing Advice from Admission Staff This is the second in a 3-part series—See Part 1 here, and Part 3 here. Today, we are asking members of the Emory University Admission Committee to share some of their best pieces of …

How to Write a Great Essay, Part 1

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Tips for making your essay stand out This is the first in a 3-part series. See Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. One of the most daunting parts of the admission process for many seniors is answering the application …

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 …

Leaving a Good [Social] Impression

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Have you ever Googled your name? Yeah, me neither… Okay, truthfully I hadn’t actually ever Googled my name until today. And upon doing so, I found that I’m likely one of three people— a 65 year old grandmother from Illinois, …