You may have already begun coordinating with your roommate and bought twin XL sheets, but there are several items that may have slipped your mind. At Georgia State University we understand that preparing to move can be exciting and stressful at the same time, so we’ve prepared a list of our essential packing tips for your convenience.

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You’ve wrapped up your classes and summer break is finally here! You may be planning on sleeping in late and hanging out with friends, but what are some things you can do now to be better prepared for college later? Georgia State is hard at work preparing to welcome students to the Panther family. We are just as excited for you to be here as you are to begin, but before we get ahead of ourselves — here are some tips for all students to make the most of their summer before college.

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The City

At Georgia State, we believe that our convenient and advantageous location makes it the best place to study. Georgia State is located right at the heart of Atlanta, a place where there are endless opportunities. Students at Georgia State find themselves captivated by the city and are constantly taking advantage of the benefits that Atlanta has to offer. The city allows students to make important connections and build new networks that cannot be formed anywhere else. Home of large companies like Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines, students have access to internships and a range of employment opportunities at their fingertips. Here’s a glimpse of a few top companies that are headquartered in Atlanta:  Read More

We’ve managed to make the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process a lot easier by creating a 10 step guide just for you! You have a few more days to submit before the April 1 priority deadline, and if you’ve already submitted your FAFSA, we’ll walk you through what happens next.

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What better way to get a glimpse of life at Georgia State than asking the students themselves!

See what Julia has to say about Georgia State.img_0631

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We love a day where we get to celebrate our talented students, both incoming and outgoing! Congratulations to the Fall Class of 2016 on their graduation. With their exit, we usher in a new class. But is #GSU2021 ready?

Georgia State is making its Early Action Decisions today! Comment here or tweet us with the hashtag #GSUncommon to show us how excited you are and exactly what you plan to do if you get in!

We can’t wait to release your decisions!

At Georgia State University, we want you to achieve the very best you can by providing you with as many opportunities as possible. We are please to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship, established by Roberto C. Goizueta, the late CEO and chairman of the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company. The scholarships aim to increase the number of students of Hispanic/Latino origin who complete their undergraduate degree at Georgia State University. There are two types of scholarships that are offered by the Goizueta Foundation, The Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund and The Goizueta Foundation Leadership Pipeline Scholarship.

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We’re excited to see how many students are applying to Georgia State. I can’t believe the numbers. Our processing teams are as busy as can be, and I’m loving all of the students who are ready to become Georgia State Panthers! In the wake of an enormous influx of applications, here are a few tips for anyone waiting for their decision:

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We are happy to announce that Georgia State has created a virtual tour for our applicants and prospective students. Thanks to our friends at YouVisit, our guests can now take a virtual guided walking tour complete with rich media, video content and 360-degree panoramic views. We think our tour provides our guests with great information about campus and student life via a unique virtual experience. But of course, we want to know what you think too!!!  Visit welcome.gsu.edu/#virtualtour and give it a try. Leave your feedback here. We’d love to hear how you like it.