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Newcomer Magazine
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October-November 2015

Newcomer's 2015 Education Guide

Our annual look at metro Atlanta education options, including information about scholarships and grants, a look at the independent school advantage, and much more.

Atlanta Independent School Directory
Scholarships and Grants
Independent School Advantage

South of Atlanta

These five convenient communities just south of Atlanta offer easy access to the city, affordable housing and much more.

Finding a New Dentist

Get ready to smile in your new home city. Experts share tips that may help simplify your search for a new dentist..

Fabulous Fall

Take a break from unpacking and go explore the North Georgia mountains this fall. We share seven tempting lures

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August-September 2015

A Guide To Atlanta Top Theaters, Museums And More

From world-class venues to award-winning museums, Atlanta’s arts and entertainment scene is the best in the Southeast. We highlight our top picks in our Arts and Entertainment Guide.

Family Friendly Neighborhoods

On the hunt for a family-friendly neighborhood to call home? Learn more about Atlanta’s neighborhoods, plus what to consider when evaluating your options.

How To Interview Schools

Choosing the right school for your child is an important choice—and sometimes a daunting one. Learn what you need to know to make the best decision for your child.

Four Great Destinations Less Than A Day’s Drive

There’s a lot to see in Atlanta—and there’s even more to explore nearby. From mountain getaways to bustling city streets, we’ve rounded up four excellent weekend getaway ideas.

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June-July 2015

Summertime in the City

Looking for things to do in your new city this summer? We’ve rounded up 13 of our best bets for adventure, relaxation, family fun and more.

Homes and Communities

Learn about the difference between homeowners associations and neighborhood associations—their responsibilities, common rules and relative costs—and which might be right for you.

Standing Out in College Admissions

How can your child craft a memorable college application? Local counselors and admissions representatives offer their advice.

Money and Moving

Tally up your expected moving expenses before you move to avoid any unhappy surprises. Here are some tips and points to consider.

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April-May 2015

Metro Atlanta’s Top Neighborhoods

Our annual neighborhood guide explores 12 great places to call home, and includes a list of the metro area’s top 100 communities.

Teaching the Whole Child

At these metro Atlanta schools, teachers go beyond academics to help their students develop into happy, healthy and responsible adults.

Spring Travel Guide

Spring is the perfect time for a vacation, and we’ve outlined plenty of options—all within a day’s drive of Atlanta.

The Credit Union Advantage

Better rates, better service and better lending practices help make these not-for-profit co-ops banking’s best kept secret.

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February/March 2015 Issue

Atlanta’s Top Attractions

Check out our list of 20 of Atlanta’s must-see sites, from world-class museums to theme parks and other family-friendly destinations.

Award-Winning Communities

From Suwanee to Decatur, these Georgia cities are getting national attention for their quality of life and other amenities.

Summer Camp Guide 2015

Educational Summer Camps in Atlanta
Summer Camp Directory

Your child doesn’t have to stop learning once school stops. The Atlanta area has plenty of summer camps that are educational as well as recreational.

Unique Adventure Getaways

From horseback riding in Upcountry, South Carolina to hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains, exciting leisure opportunities await just a short drive from Atlanta.

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December/January 2015 Issue

Atlanta’s Hottest Happenings in 2015

From the city’s 10 most unique events to exciting outdoor festials, mark your calendar for the year’s biggest celebrations.

Exploring Atlanta's Most Walkable Communities

Across the metro area, more and more people are embracing the idea of walkable, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods.

Education Insight: Finding the Right Balance

As you consider new schools for your child, make sure your education choices allow balance among extracurricular pursuits, schoolwork, and free time.

Georgia’s Best Holiday Celebrations

Get caught up on the best exhibitions, theatrical productions, special events and live music across the metro area.


Atlanta School Guide