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… Read More
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:
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… Read More
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.
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 graduation—an unprecedented… 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
Summer time is here! Georgia State is busy preparing all of its future Panthers for the best first semester they can have, but there are a few tips that all students can follow to have the most productive summer possible. Take these three tips and make sure you accomplish them while you’re having your summer fun. You’ll be glad that you did in the fall!
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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The thrill of getting accepted into college is real. There’s nothing like knowing that you’ve put in the hard work and gotten admitted into the school of your choice. Now that you’re starting to receive your acceptance letters, make sure that you’re completing your next steps in order to stay on track to begin school in the fall. Georgia State students are encouraged to begin their First Steps as soon as they… Read More