The Statement


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:

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

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.

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

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

As you begin receiving acceptance letters from the schools you applied to, you may find that you’ve been asked to participate in a success program. Even if you didn’t apply to the program specifically, you should consider your invitation into the program as a sign that the university believes in you and your potential as a student. There’s a lot of science behind success programs that students don’t realize. Often times, they… Read More