Location
Atlanta, GA
Undergrads
7,368
Tuition
$42,980
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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5 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: They are strict enough to keep you safe but it's a very free environment.

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3 College Freshman

Athletics: We do not have a football team so no one really cares about sports.

5 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Lenox is a great shopping mall and there are plenty of things to do in Atlanta and Little Five Points that is relatively easy to get to.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Nightlife: There are always parties every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Very easy to get to Frat Row and taxis are always available after MARTA closes at midnight to explore Atlanta.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I always feel safe on campus. It's a very closed community and there is always help available.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: I have to pay very very little for school, though the very expensive tuition, because of the generous financial aid offered.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Diversity: You will find a large portion of the student body to be white or Asian, and Christians or Jews. If you are not in these categories it is very hard to feel at home or welcome.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Weather: The weather always changes, you never know what to expect.

3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Girls are more attractive than the guys. Hot guys tend to lack personalities.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Athletics: Our teams are actually very strong and the players are all committed to doing well in school as well.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Weather: The weather is very bearable all year around. The only thing that sucks is the rainy season

3 College Freshman

Nightlife: I would stick to the college parties the bars are rather lame

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There have been some hard times but that comes with every college experience.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: For being a Predominately White Institution, Emory is extremely diverse. Although Greek Life especially tends to be extremely segregated not only in terms of race but socioeconomic status, political beliefs etc

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: They try not to get anyone in trouble often unless you leave them no option. So just don't be stupid and you will be fine

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Druid Hills is rather quiet but downtown ATL is just a short MARTA ride away (if you dare ride the MARTA)

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Although I have not lived off campus I have many friends who have and the closer you are to campus the more expensive it is so if you plan on living off campus invest in a car

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: The food around campus gets the job done but many of the restaurants close early so your options come down to chinese or dominos

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Applying for financial aid everywhere is a hassle but thus far i've had no complaints. Any questions they are happy to help. The only thing is that sometimes the wait at the office is long so it's better to call.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: Although Emory tries its best with the shuttle service, I wish there were more options for getting to downtown ATL

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I always feel safe on campus even when walking alone late at night.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Facilities: The facilities are great; if you want to remain active in college Emory makes it very easy to do so

4 College Freshman

Facilities: I spend a lot of the time in the library. It has a variety of different spaces for all your studying needs. although it gets crowded at times, you can always find a place to study

2 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Most people at least smoke weed. You can smell it in the dorms if you just walk around. Seems like weed is very accessible.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Most students look very attractive, although many people attribute that to the "Emory goggles".

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Matt Kohn
Hometown
Rockville, MD
Major
undeclared
Grad Year
2014
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Emory provides for a very unique and rewarding college experience. With the prestigious and academically rigorous University paired with the entertaining and lively city of Atlanta, your experience at Emory will certainly be a memorable one. You will be forced to work hard during your time at Emory, but you will hopefully see the benefits of this shortly thereafter. Many find Emory's celebrated diversity a blessing as well as a curse, as sometimes the various minorities or student groups become extremely cliquey and exclusive, leaving some students feeling left out. But for most this feeling does not last, and they quickly find their group of friends and people who they truly care about. There is a niche and group for everyone at Emory, but sometimes it can take a while to discover where exactly it is.

While the tuition rates at Emory are some of the highest in the nation, many students look back after a few years and feel that their time at Emory was well spent, literally and figuratively. The school has tons of invaluable resources to offer from the million-dollar facilities to the world-class professors, and your experience is truly what you make of it. The city also has an unlimited amount of opportunities and resources at each student's disposal as well. Both Emory and Atlanta have everything anyone could ask for and more, and until you realize this, you will not be able to fully understand the blessing of attending Emory.

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