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Essay Breakdown: Emory University

  • The Ultimate Guide to Applying to Emory University

    One of the 50 oldest private universities in the United States, Emory University was founded in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia, originally as Emory College. Today its main campus is located in historic Atlanta.

    A liberal arts research university, Emory offers more than 70 majors and 50 minors. One distinctive feature of its academic program is the First-Year Seminar requirement, in which freshman participate in small classes run by faculty members to discuss meaningful topics, fostering interaction, critical thinking, and communication skills.

  • How to Write Emory University’s 2016-17 Essays

    As most high school grads prepare for their next big steps of professional development, the time draws near for our clients to sum up their lives. To be more precise, it becomes time to prepare your college admissions essays. Some colleges require applicants to think more outside the box than others in terms of the questions asked, but regardless of the college, our team at CollegeVine has compiled some wisdom about the ins and outs of what your essay should look like. Here’s what we have to say about Emory University for the 2016-17 application cycle.

  • How to Tackle the Emory University Essays 2014-15

    Established in 1836, Emory University is currently located in Druid Hills, Georgia and is home to ~7500 undergraduate students. Every year, approximately 17,000 high school seniors send applications to Emory; however, only about 25% of them are accepted. What’s more, approximately 87% of every incoming freshmen class is reported to be in the top tenth […]