Andrew Cohen

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Associate Director, Guest Experience

Years at Tech: 1.

Favorite thing about Georgia Tech: I love all of the traditions that exist on campus!  From the whistle blowing between classes to the Rambling Wreck leading the football team out onto the field, there are so many long standing traditions on Georgia Tech’s campus. My favorite tradition is when first-year students decorate their RAT cap.  Whether you are a current student or attended Georgia Tech 50 years ago, all students’ RAT caps are still decorated in the same exact way!

Favorite place on Campus: The Bill Moore Student Success Center, which is home to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.  This is where we welcome prospective students on a daily basis, when the come to visit campus.  It is always great to meet visitors who are traveling from all over to experience Georgia Tech firsthand.

Favorite Place in Atlanta: Ponce City Market has so many different food options, access to the Beltline and even has miniature golf course on the roof!  I just keep going back to try different food vendors.  (Krog Street Market is set up very similarly and also has great food options!) 

Favorite Restaurant near Campus: Since I am originally from the Northeast, I have come to love authentic southern cuisine and there is no better place than Mary Mac’s Tea Room!  If you are visiting from out-of-town, you need to find time to make it to Mary Mac’s!

What I recommend to do while in Atlanta: The World of Coke, Georgia Aquarium and CNN Center are all great options if you want to hit some of the major tourist attractions in the city!  I also recommend spending some time on the Beltline or head to Piedmont Park.  I love the park because it reminds me of Central Park in New York City, which makes sense because the same landscape architect (Olmstead) designed both parks!

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