Famous alums: Indigo Girls, Newt Gingrich
Interesting class/activity: Songfest: annual competition where freshmen are forced by dorm staff to perform choreographed dance routines and sing "Glee-"like pop songs rewritten with Emory-centric lyrics.
Continuing education: The Center for Lifelong Learning offers public adult education courses and certificate programs through Evenings at Emory, covering everything from computer training to business skills.
Local watering hole: Maggie's Neighborhood Bar & Grill
Must-Have accessory: Mercedes-Benz
Factoids: Luminaries like the Dalai Lama teach students peace and tolerance while Salman Rushdie demonstrates how to piss off Iran
*In-state, full-time **Starting median pay according to www.payscale.com