Emory University Top Questions

Describe your favorite campus traditions.


Most people think of Emory as a sort of "Pre-Med Central." (It's certainly a fantastic place to be if you are pursuing a career in medicine, but the majority of students at the College, at least by junior year, are not pre-med.) Emory's also well known for its myriad research opportunities and strong emphasis on the liberal arts (it's got one of the best Creative Writing programs in the nation!). Finally, it has quite the academic reputation and is sometimes referred to as the 'Harvard of the South.'


Emory is best known for its academics and research opportunities


I believe it is best known for its school of medicine.


Preparing students for the health or business fields


Emory University is best known for the many academic opportunities it presents. There is a wide of range of career-related majors and programs. As a result of this educational diversity, there are lots of successful stories related to the careers of many students, in the spectrum of both arts and sciences. The school has an abundance of graduate schools, from that help students further their educational careers, thereby making them more marketable and competent in their fields of specialty. With this striking quality comes an array of reputable, honorable professors, who always bring out the best in each student


It is best known for it's research.


Dooley's week: a week in the spring that is full of celebrations! Dooley, our secondary mascot to the Emory eagle, is a skeleton and a joke. Every day of Dooley's week, Dooley (a person dressed in the skeleton costume), walks around campus with his security and goes into random classrooms and dismisses the classes early. Dooley's week also features two huge concerts, one that's called Dooley's ball. For Dooley's ball, think halloween. Everyone dresses up and wears a costume. Candelight walk for seniors: Before graduation, a few nights before, all seniors walk with candles through Lulwater Coke Toast: You do this during your freshman dinner and at graduation


Emory is best known to me for the gorgeous campus.


My school is best known for its outstanding academics as well as its great diversisty. Emory is also known for having a strong balance between athletics and academics, as demonstrated by the success of many of its athletic teams.