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: Advertisements
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
Higher education is a goal that many hope to achieve. While there are many different ways that students can receive higher education, there are a few ways that ensure preparedness and a feeling of community more than others.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions has been working on a new resource for first-generation college students and their families, and we’re excited to share it with the world. Georgia State’s Guide for First-Generation Students brings together a variety of resources to help trailblazing students who will be the first in their families to attend a four-year college or university. Georgia State wanted to close many of the informational gaps that students face when trying… Read More
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With just a little more than a month left in 2015, you’ll want to make sure you’re all set for 2016 admissions into college. Before you checkout for the winter break, be sure you’ve thought about any loose ends related to your college applications. To help you out, we’ve put together five critical items you should complete now.
Fall is in the air, and everything is changing. If you’ve thought about changing schools, this might be the time. Transfer students often begin in a spring semester so that they don’t waste any time getting acclimated to their new campus and working towards graduation in their new program. Think about making the Spring Switch if you: Want more major-related opportunities than your current school offers See more chances for internships and… Read More
Choosing a college is one of the biggest decisions that you will make in your life. With thousands of colleges and universities scattered throughout the United States, how do you go about narrowing it all down to your top 7 to 8 choices to apply to? The simple answer? There isn’t one best way to go about it. Every person will approach the process slightly differently. Here is my advice on how… Read More
So, even though you found a great school that makes application essays optional, you’ve still decided that you want to put effort into writing something great. Don’t panic. You possess the skills and talent to write your essay and get into some stellar universities. Use these tips and recommendations to make sure that you include all of the necessary elements of an exceptional essay.