OL MEETUPS WELCOME! Scroll through the various categories below to find a meetup. Click on the title of the meetup to join the Zoom room. Feel free to visit more than one meetup from 8:00- 9:00 p.m. OL MEETUPS CATEGORIES ACADEMIC BUILDING COMMUNITY, EMORY, & ATL ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, & CREATIVITY SPECIAL INTEREST OL MEETUPS ACADEMIC OL MEETUPS DECIDED OR UNDECIDED? (DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT SWEETHEART) WITH JOSEPHINE MAC-ARTHUR Is it okay to be Undecided, Unsure, or Going-with-the-flow about a major or career path? Absolutely! I'll be able to answer questions and share my journey from changing majors to changing career paths. OL MEETUPS STAYING OPEN MINDED ABOUT MAJORS, FROM A PREMED WHO CHANGED THEIRS WITH BARBARA KRAWCZUK Coming to college as a prospective premed student you may not know all options or paths available to you! I hope I can provide some insight and anecdotes about changing majors, changing tracks, and that it does not have to be a stressful decision. (This can apply to non-premed students as well!) OL MEETUPS MAJORING/MINORING IN MUSIC AT EMORY WITH ANNIE SEO Information about classes, performances, and audio advice on Zoom. OL MEETUPS BUSINESS AT EMORY/ BBA MAJOR WITH MAY ZHOU Have any questions about studying business or getting involved in entrepreneurship at Emory? Join to learn more about the Pre- BBA track! OL MEETUPS DOUBLE MAJORING IN BUSINESS AND MATH & COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH ARSHIA SINGHAL I will be talking about my experience as a double major in Business (Finance and ISOM) and Mathematics/Computer Science, including classes I have taken, clubs I am a part of, and resources I have found to be helpful. OL MEETUPS MAJORING IN CHEMISTRY WITH KIM STREGE Talking about what being a chemistry major at Emory is like, why I chose the major, how I'm using it as a pre-med student, and any question you have! OL MEETUPS MAJORING IN NEUROSCIENCE AND BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY WITH NYCOLE HIDALGO First-year students can learn more about the NBB major and why it's one of the most popular and versatile majors Emory offers. Everything from classes, to requirements, to the pre- med path can be discussed. OL MEETUPS MAJORING IN NURSING WITH CAMILLE MCCLAIN We will discuss what it is like to be a nursing major as a first year, and talk about how to navigate this major as it is different from a lot of others at Emory. OL MEETUPS ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 101 WITH NICK AN I'll answer any questions related to the environmental science major as well as how to get involved in environmental science related fields on campus such as research and organizations. OL MEETUPS DOUBLE MAJORING IN HUMANITIES AND STEM WITH KENNETH HO I will discuss the challenges that come with double majoring in very different disciplines as well as strategies for looking for research, picking courses, and finding advisors. OL MEETUPS CREATIVE WRITING WITH NIKKI HORTON Talking about my experience as a creative writing major at Emory, as well as the creative writing community, events, and other ways students can get involved with the arts! OL MEETUPS CREATIVE WRITING & THE LITERARY ARTS AT EMORY WITH JACKSON NEWBERN Discussing the Creative Writing major at Emory as well as campus magazines to get involved with, resources for writers, and the amazing guest writers that come to Emory annually to lecture and read their work! OL MEETUPS DANCE AT EMORY WITH KALEOLANI LAYMON This is a meetup for anyone interested in learning about dance at Emory. I will be talking and answering questions about the major, clubs, performance opportunities, classes in Atlanta and more! OL MEETUPS RESEARCH IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES WITH GRACE COLE I will be discussing what research opportunities can look like at the college level, as well as giving tips on how to snag these opportunities. I will also talk about how research experiences can be a really eye-opening experiences for those interested in academia. OL MEETUPS RESEARCH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE @ EMORY WITH ALEX WELSH I'll being talking about how I got involved in computational research in biology. I'll also be answering any questions related to the computer science major or non majors that are interested in taking CS classes (hint: highly recommend!) OL MEETUPS GETTING INVOLVED IN SCIENTIFICWITH RESEARCH YENA WOO AT EMORY Emory University has many opportunities for undergraduates (and, yes, first years!) to get involved in research. I will be talking about how I got involved in scientific research during my first year, and what I found helpful in approaching that process! OL MEETUPS PARTICIPATING IN RESEARCH IN MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS WITH GREER SPRADLING Getting involved in research as an undergrad can seem daunting and overwhelming. I'll be sharing my own experience on how to get involved with research labs and the benefits of doing research in multiple departments! OL MEETUPS FIND YOUR PERSON: BEING BLACK AND PRE-MED AT WITH KENNEDY BASKIN EMORY A short presentation including advising resources, personal experiences, and tips on how to be successful, Black, and Pre-Med at Emory. After the presentation, a Q&A session will be held. OL MEETUPS GETTING INVOLVED AS A PRE-MED WITH JOSH RIEMBAUER Exploring pre-health opportunities on and around campus, pursuing interests outside of health- related involvements, and balancing prerequisites/academic s with intellectual activities and free time. OL MEETUPS SUCCEEDING IN STEM COURSES AT EMORY WITH EMILY HSU-CHI WANG Get a quick overview of the tips, tricks, and resources that can help you do well in your STEM classes! OL MEETUPS HOW DO I KNOW IF THE BSCHOOL IS RIGHT FOR ME? WITH LORI STEFFEL Can't decide if you want to be an Econ major or apply to the bschool? Interested in studying business or getting involved in business clubs but have no clue where to start? Come and talk with me about all things bschool! OL MEETUPS TRAVEL WITH EMORY WITH HANNAH MILLER I'll share a lot of general info about how Emory encourages abroad travel! This includes info on how to find travel opportunities (such as travel courses and study abroad), why they should travel in college, how traveling helps students succeed in the classroom, and general financial aid info. OL MEETUPS OPTIMISING YOUR 4-YEAR COLLEGE PLAN WHEN YOU COME IN UNCERTAIN! WITH ADITHI KUMAR It is easy to believe that everybody has their college plans figured out perfectly and hard to know how to go about your 4-year plan when you don't have all the answers. Want some tips on how to optimise your time by exploring your options but also not falling behind? Maybe I can help you :) OL MEETUPS BALANCING ACADEMICS AND SOCIAL LIFE WITH YOGINI PATEL Spending hours upon hours with coursework can feel overwhelming. Join me on discussing how to navigate stress and balance out life as a college student. OL MEETUPS STAYING MOTIVATED WHILE OFF-CAMPUS WITH AARJAV PANDYA Tips and tricks for staying motivated in your classes, extracurriculars, and overall life while living in a virtual world or off-campus this semester. OL MEETUPS ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES & SCHEDULING TIPS WITH KAYLA SALEHIAN I will describe different academic resources available to students and directly show how to access them and schedule appointments. Additionally, I will share tips for making class schedules based on my experience through resources such as Coursicle and expand on how the add/drop/swap process works/how students can get on and off waitlists, etc. OL MEETUPS BUILDING COMMUNITY, EMORY, & ATL OL MEETUPS BUILDING COMMUNITY IN THE ERA OF COVID-19 WITH NEHA ALI Worried about making friends? Building community? Come hang out with me and learn about having fun safely in the era of Covid-19! :) OL MEETUPS INCLUSIVITY AND MAKING FRIENDS IN COLLEGE WITH JAYLEN GREEN I want to reassure everyone about the fears of college and feeling alone in a time where we have to be a little more distant. I will be talking about expectations for college and meeting friends and help come up with different ways to become connected with the community and each other. OL MEETUPS STAYING SOCIAL WHILE SOCIALLY DISTANCING WITH DANI NAKASH We’ll discuss some tips to help find “your people” in a virtual arena, and how to transform these online friendships safely and successfully into in-person friendships. I’ll also share my favorite outdoor meeting spots and activities you can do with new friends! OL MEETUPS TOP 10 ENGAGING ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO IN YOUR ROOM DURING A PANDEMIC WITH JANHAVI MINOCHA Given the current situation, the opportunities to step out and have fun are limited. This top 10 hopes to give you ideas to keep yourself stimulated, including comprehensive workout playlists from top YouTubers to mandala coloring inspiration to help you have fun within the walls of you own dorm room! OL MEETUPS AVOIDING CABIN FEVER: BEST SPOTSWITHONMATTHEW EMORY’S CAMPUS FRIEDMAN We already have coronavirus, so who wants to risk getting another sickness: cabin fever? In this meet up, find out about the best spots to explore, study, and relax on Emory’s campus, including famous landmarks from tv shows and movies! OL MEETUPS GAMES!!! (ZOOM FRIENDLY) WITH DANIELLE JACOBY During the pandemic, many of our social interactions have shifted to an online format. So, I'll be sharing some of my favorite games to play with friends on Zoom, and we can play some of them:)) OL MEETUPS BEST COFFEE SPOTS ON CAMPUS WITH ASH SHANKAR Want to know which spots on campus have the best brews and blends for a post-COVID drink? Down for a casual conversation? Then come talk to me about caffeine cravings, Emory essential advice, and more! OL MEETUPS EXPLORING ATLANTA (RESTAURANTS AND MORE!) WITH SACHI MADAN In light of COVID, I will be talking about how to explore Atlanta, even with social distancing measures in place. I will give multiple suggestions for good restaurants to get takeout from that you can also go to once COVID is over! I will also provide some options for good places to hang out with friends where you can socially distance! OL MEETUPS FOOD/RESTAURANTS IN ATLANTA & COOKING/BAKING WITH CARA WAITE In a post-COVID world, Atlanta has so much to offer when it comes to the great variety of accessible restaurants not far from campus. This session covers more food options to consider when things are "back to normal". From tacos to sushi and crepes to biscuits, you will never run out of new places to try! OL MEETUPS GOOD EATS NEAR(ISH) TO CAMPUS! WITH PRISCILLA LIN Love food or like trying new things? Get excited to learn more about diverse food spots and explore the food scene (food and desserts yumm) near campus virtually!