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The Southern Sense: January 2016

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Ponce City Market in Old 4th Ward Happy New Year, and welcome back, y’all! I hope you enjoyed the holidays and that you your January is off to a good start. If you’re wondering what’s going on in Atlanta, other …

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The Southern Sense: November 2015

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Any time we talk about Emory University, one of the topics students (and parents) seem to be most interested in is learning more about Atlanta. There is a swirling, often vague, cloud of ideas about our city, the South, and …

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 …