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When you’re thinking about

where to go to college, you’re also

choosing your new home for the next four years—so it’s important to find the place that’s right for you. Meredith and Raleigh offer the perfect blend of city living and a classic collegiate setting.


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Raleigh’s active arts scene is supported by the N.C. Museum of Art, which is connected to Meredith by a greenway that runs through campus. The city’s extensive parks system makes it easy to enjoy the great outdoors—and the beach and the mountains are both just a short drive away.


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“For me, Raleigh is a perfect college city, because it’s a big city, but it feels like a small town. There are lots of opportunities—and people in Raleigh are very diverse and well-educated.”—Katie Woolard, ’11


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A recent article in Bon Appétit named nearby Durham-Chapel Hill “America’s Foodiest Small Town.”


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Here in the Triangle you’ll find some of the most eclectic dining in

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Relaxing and having fun with friends is a huge part of college life. Meredith is just minutes from Cameron Village, a diverse

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collection of shops and restaurants with a cozy, intimate feel. Another favorite spot for hanging out is the Royal Bean, a coffee shop just a two minute walk from campus.

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“I love being in Raleigh because there are so many great opportunities—we have so many options to shop, have dinner and go out. I’m never bored!”—Lauren Clark, ’13


Take free bus rides on the Wolfline to NC State’s campus, located less than a mile away.

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The Triangle is one of the hottest locations around for live music. Recent artists include: Dave Matthews Band

The Duhks

Kenny Chesney

Coldplay

No Doubt

Rascal Flatts

Wilco

Kings of Leon

Snoop Dogg

Tift Merritt

The Hold Steady

The Decemberists

John Mayer

More than 108,000 college students live and study at 11 colleges and universities in the Research Triangle Park area.


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With campus concerts, an impressive array of speakers and cultural events, and a host of clubs and student activities, there’s always something happening on campus, too. And Meredith is known for having some of the nicest residence halls around.


“My favorite thing about living on campus is being surrounded by friends 24/7. Also, if you want a late night snack, someone is always willing to make a Cookout run with you!”—Sara Taylor, ’10

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The best way to get a sense of a place is to experience

it first-hand. So we encourage you to spend some time exploring Raleigh and the surrounding area when you

visit Meredith.

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OfďŹ ce of Admissions 3800 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC 27607-5298 (919) 760-8581 or 1(800) MEREDITH admissions@meredith.edu

www.meredith.edu Meredith College admits qualified women students without regard to race, creed, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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The places included in this book were identified as favorites of Meredith students through an informal survey. Photography by Christopher Ferrer, Jon Gardiner, Gary Knight, Tom Knott, Megan Morr, Dave Timberlake, Michael Zirkle. Additional photos courtesy of Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and NC Division of Tourism. Produced by the Department of Marketing 06/09 09-057


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