Emerson College is right in downtown Boston, Massachusetts with about 3,700 undergraduate students and 640 graduate students. It is a private college that focuses on liberal arts and communications. There is so much to do in Boston for college kids and plenty of great restaurants to explore. The Emerson colors are gold and royal purple and the mascot is the Lions!
Famous "Lion" alumni include Jay Leno - comedian, Bobbi Brown - creator of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Maria Menounos - actress and TV host, Henry Winkler - actor, Jennifer Coolidge - actress.
Emily is a Freshman from Vernon, Connecticut. One quirky fact about Emily..."My favorite animal is a bear, preferably panda bears."
Fun fact about Boston: The "Fig Newton" is named after a Boston suburb!
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: J.P. Licks, Brownie Brownie Batter.
Favorite Bakery & Sweet: Mike's Pasties, canal.
Where to Grab a Coffee: Caffè Nero.
Burger Joint and Fries: Griddler's.
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot: Blackstrip BBQ.
Vegetarian Hot Spot: Clover.
Pizzeria: Blaze Pizza, BBQ chicken pizza.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Mike's City Diner, pancakes and grits.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Boloco, chicken burrito.
Sushi Spot and Your Go to Roll: Dumpling Cafe, California roll.
Breakfast Spot with a Friend or Date: The Friendly Toast.
Where you would love your parents to take you for parents weekend: Cambridge.
Things to do:
Where to go for yoga, exercise classes, or the gym: Emerson College Fitness Center.
Night Spot for Music: Machine Nightclub.
Best Dive Bar: The Corner Pub.
Neighborhood Bookstore: Brattle Book Store.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Common Rooms in my building.
Where do you want to go on spring break: California.
Where to Stay: Boston Park Plaza.