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.

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Did you know that at college, your living environment is highly important to your overall experience in college? Your living space has an affect on you academically, financially and socially. Due to this, it is important to take all factors into consideration when deciding on a place to stay for the academic year.  There are several benefits to living on campus, making it an ideal place to begin your university journey. We’ve listed a few of those benefits below.

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It’s almost Halloween, and we’re getting SCARILY close to the Fall 2017 Early Action deadline at the Georgia State University – Atlanta Campus. Meeting this deadline is the trick if you want the best admissions treats such as early scholarship consideration, early financial aid disbursement (if admitted), and indulging in every holiday party between now and next fall with college applications off your mind.

Don’t miss your chance to apply early and get your decision as early as January 2017! What are you waiting for? Click here and apply now!

If you need to do some hocus pocus to get your test scores up, we understand! That’s why Georgia State super-scores our applications. No matter when you apply, we’ll always update your application with your latest and greatest test scores! Now there’s no excuse.

 

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Did you know many students don’t pay the full cost of tuition advertised by colleges and universities?

If you and your family are worrying about the cost of attending college, keep reading to learn more about the difference between a school’s stated tuition and what many students actually pay to attend.

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Thinking about college may seem a little intimidating as it is a brand new experience and for some, a whole new city. However, embracing new environments and experiences are the most interesting aspects of College. It is more than textbooks, exams and long cues at the dining hall, it is an opportunity to achieve your academic goals, enhance valuable life skills and make memorable experiences. College offers you a chance to step out of your comfort zone and plunge into new, exciting adventures, that will both strengthen your academic success and prepare you for the future. We’ve devised a list of strategies on how to make the most out of your college experience.

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Each year, Georgia State admits the top five to seven percent of freshmen applicants into its Honors College. Within an urban research university of more than 53,000 students, the Honors College truly stands out for its ability to offer a more intimate experience of higher education without compromising our students’ access to world-class opportunities. Read on to learn more about the advantages of studying in Georgia’s State’s Honors College.

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Hello Georgia State!

My name is Lolly, and I am the new student assistant for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. I am an international student from London, and I am currently living my dream. It has been an interest of mine to study at Georgia State, and I am excited to tell you about my journey so far.

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Georgia State is always looking out for its Panthers and it shows through how we use technology and collaboration to help them stay on the path to graduation. Lately, Georgia State has been recognized by numerous organizations and individuals such as U. S. News & World Report, the Department of Education, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and even President Obama for our strides in increasing the university’s rate of graduationan unprecedented 22 points in 10 years—through innovative uses of technology and collaboration across departments.

For example, in its 2016 “America’s Best Colleges” edition, U. S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State fifth in the nation among the top “most innovative” universities. This list ranks institutions “that are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology, or facilities,” according to the magazine.

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Are you a rising high school senior or younger?

If you are, you’ll need to know about the ins and outs of the redesigned SAT, which began being administered in the U.S. in March 2016 and internationally in May 2016. The new test seeks to reflect a stronger connection to classroom learning and measure the essential elements for college and career readiness, and it affects students graduating from high school beginning in 2017. College testing insiders say this redesign includes a greater focus on reading comprehension and critical thinking overall. Continue reading to learn more…

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 Your junior year of high school is a key year in the college planning process. This is the year many of you will take standardized tests like the SAT and ACT for the first time, take upper-level honors, AP, or IB classes, strengthen your participation in extra-curricular activities, explore internship and volunteer opportunities, and begin researching colleges.
It’s important to use this year to continue building your stellar academic record—or repairing it if you had a shaky start to high school. College admissions counselors like seeing an upward trajectory in students’ records, so don’t worry if you didn’t have the best start your freshman year; there’s always an opportunity to do better right now and make it count. With the goal of maximizing your junior year, we’ve compiled this list of best practices to help you get a jump-start on college planning:

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