Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University is a private university located in the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It’s a fairly small school with under 5,000 undergraduate students and 3,000 graduate students. Just a short walk from campus is Reynolda Village that consists of shops and cute cafes, there is even a Pure Barre studio if you wanted to take a workout class. One fun fact is if a sports team wins a major game, it’s a tradition for the students to cover the Quad completely in toilet paper!
Famous “Demon Deacon” alumni include Arnold Palmer - former PGA golfer, Chris Paul - NBA basketball player (Houston Rockets), Marc Blucas - actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Emily Giffin - author, and Carol Barbee - television writer.
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University of Michigan
The University of Michigan located in Ann Arbor, Michigan is best known as a public research university with approximately 29,000 undergraduate students and 16,000 postgraduate students. One fun fact about the University of Michigan is the “Wolverines” have almost 500,000 living alumni! Ann Arbor is a walkable town with a diverse selection of world-class dining, art and sporting events, and a thriving cultural community. Check out the 2018 Visitors Guide and start planning your trip.
Famous alumni include the late US President Gerald Ford, Google co-founder Larry Page, playwright Arthur Miller, Editor Mike Wallace, food critics Ruth Reichl and Gael Greene, Actor James Earl Jones, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, and both Gemini4 and Apollo 15 had all University of Michigan crews.
Top 5 Parent Picks when visiting the Wake Forest University:
The Segway Tours of Winston Salem are awesome...A must!
Breakfast at Mary's Gourmet Diner is the go-to place.
Dinner at one of these fun and tasty establishments: Quanto Basto (no reservations), Katharine (a french brasserie), King's Crab Shack and Oyster Bar, The Old Fourth Street Filling Station, Bernardin's Fine Dining, and Fratellis Steakhouse.
Keegan just completed his freshman year at Wake and he is from Summit, NJ. One quirky fact about Keegan..."I’m a triplet with two brothers!"
Chris, originally from Summit New Jersey, is finishing his sophomore year at Wake. One quirky fact about Chris..."I love to skydive".
When Giulia is not studying psychology, she can be found trying out all the new restaurants in New York City.
Fun fact about Wake Forest:
Chris - Wake Forest has the 3rd highest grossing Subway in the country.
Keegan and Giulia - When one of our sports teams win a game, the student's toilet paper the quad, which is the tradition known as "Rolling the Quad".
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot:
Keegan and Chris - Camel City BBQ Factory.
Vegetarian Hot Spot:
Keegan and Chris - Village Juice Co.
Keegan - WFU Bookstore.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang?
Keegan - In front of the Wait Chapel, Zicks Restaurant.
Chris - Farrell Hall.
Where do you want to go on spring break?
Keegan - Punta Cana.
Chris - Jamaica.
Anything we missed? Tell us more!:
Chris - Downtown Wake Forest is a cool spot to see as it very up and coming; a great spot for kids interested in science/pre-med/engineering.
Giulia - Honey Pot, Tate's, Sixth and Vine, Moselle's, Spring House Restaurant, Kitchen and Bar.