The Emory Adventure

Many students decide to apply to Emory University based on our size, location, reputation, and yes, the weather. Besides these valid reasons as a possible college choice, why is Emory University a particularly good match for you?


Emory is one of the few schools that offers the two fields I wish to study as a joint major in Economics/History due to its incorporation of multiple disciplines, especially that of mathematics. I also plan to undertake the pre-med requisites, as I aspire to become an ER doctor. One reason I was originally attracted to Emory was the accessibility of both Emory Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. I plan to volunteer in the hospitals, and hope to gain invaluable experience before applying for an internship in the ER department. After I receive my bachelor’s degree, I hope to gain admission to Emory’s School of Medicine, rated one of the best in the nation.

I am attracted not only to Emory’s excellent intellectual opportunities and emphasis on undergraduate education, but also to its renowned professors, who seem very comfortable chatting about their areas of expertise outside of the classroom. I can easily see myself discussing the repercussions of Bush’s proposed defense budget with my economics professor or my paper regarding the impact of the Cultural Revolution on Chinese youth with my history professor.

During the day, besides the time I spend in class, I can be found studying in the Matheson reading...

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