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French Quarter Festival 2014

French Quarter Festival 2014

The French Quarter Festival is Louisiana’s largest free music festival at the French Quarter of New Orleans. French Quarter Festival was first produced in 1984. This year, the festival is celebrating its 13th anniversary, from April 10th to April 13th, 2014. As the French Quarter Festivals, Inc puts it, “21 […]

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Student Budgeting for Life in New Orleans

Student Budgeting for Life in New Orleans

Housing is the biggest issue when you move to another city even another country. When I first came to New Orleans, I was impressed by the unique architecture. Many times, my friends and I spent a whole afternoon walking along St. Charles Avenue to see the beautiful houses, expecting to find a sweet place to live. Most graduate students rent […]

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National Geographic Names New Orleans Top Spot to Visit in 2014

National Geographic Names New Orleans Top Spot to Visit in 2014

This year, National Geographic named New Orleans one of the best places to visit in 2014. Between the music, the food, and the history, New Orleans has a lot to offer visitors year-round. While the article doesn’t cover everything New Orleans has to offer, it gives a good snapshot of what […]

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Magazine Street

Magazine Street

Located less than a mile away from Tulane, Magazine Street has some of the best shopping and restaurants the city of New Orleans has to offer. Stretching 6 miles long with over 175 businesses that are mostly local to New Orleans, the well-known street offers a wide array of eclectic […]

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“New” to New Orleans

“New” to New Orleans

I’m thrilled to be working at Tulane for the same reasons that you will enjoy being a Tulane student. I moved to New Orleans recently, in the summer of 2012 to join the Freeman School as the Director of Graduate Admissions. A year has gone by and I’ve done a […]

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Audubon Park

Audubon Park

One of the best things about Tulane being located in Uptown New Orleans is that it is right next to Audubon Park. Located literally across the street from Tulane’s campus, Audubon Park is the perfect place for Tulane students to spend their free time and enjoy the beautiful New Orleans […]

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NOLA Dining Week

NOLA Dining Week

Having been raised in the South with a dad who should be a chef, I have always appreciated a good meal. When I was searching for the perfect graduate school last fall, one of the things that was most appealing to me about Tulane being located in New Orleans was […]

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Tip #1: Where to Live

Tip #1: Where to Live

As the school year has begun and my blogging has officially started, I am going to start posting tips about things I learn over the course of the school year. To commence this, my first tip will pertain to advice I have learned from my recent move to the Crescent […]

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