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Hello Seniors!
  • Please use the following link to review and apply to multiple scholarships for the 2020-2021 School Year:  2020-2021 Scholarships
  • The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has scholarship opportunities for HBCU students, students from middle Georgia, grad students, nursing students and more! For more information about the different types of scholarships they offer, click the link below:

Wednesday, Nov. 4
Virtual Fair Day #1
5:00 - 7:45 pm
  
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Thursday, Nov. 5
Virtual Fair Day #2
5:00 - 7:45 pm
  
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Hear from 
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Experienced admission counselors will tell you what you need to know
 
  
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Choose from over 50 different sessions each represented by six institutions
 
Over 160 Colleges
and Universities
Learn from more than 160 different colleges from 31 states and three countries!
 
                                                           

Positively Promoting the Nation's 
Historically Black Colleges & Universities
 Featuring the first and only searchable database of all academic programs offered by HBCUs
Use the following link to explore the website and find the HBCU that is right for you:

Seniors!!!!!!

Are you a college bound student?

Are you interested in attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU)?

Are you interested in earning a Full-Tuition scholarship?

 

If you answered "Yes" to any of the above questions, then you should attend the DeKalb County School District HBCU College Fair, on Wednesday October 28, 2020 from 2p-5p. 

 

Click this link to register. https://tinyurl.com/HBCUs-College-Fair 

After you register, you will receive an email with additional details prior to the event. 

 

**ABOUT 5 STRONG SCHOLARSHIP: Applicants must be a promising student leader that's a graduating high school senior, have a minimum 2.8 GPA and a minimum ACT: 19/ SAT: 990 (verbal and math only). Applicants must reside in the Metro Atlanta Area (9 Counties surrounding Atlanta) and must commit to attend all of the 5 Strong College Prep sessions (bi-monthly). Applicants must also be very interested in attending a Historically Black College or University. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website: 5strongscholars.org


I have attached the Senior-Parent Graduation Requirements presentation that was shared during the 9-23-20 session:

USG waives test score requirement for Spring, Summer, Fall ’21

Please feel free to review the information provided on the following link for the Cohort 2021 -Seniors:

https://www.usg.edu/coronavirus/#usg_waives_test_score_requirement_for_spring_summer_fall_21

 

Test Optional Schools

Please use this link to view other schools that do not require the ACT or SAT tests for admissions

http://www.fairtest.org/university/optional

Colleges who are currently waiving application fees in GA 
Please click on the link provided to get more information and I have also pulled some of the GA colleges from this list.
  • Berry College – Mount Berry, GA 
  • Savannah State University – Savannah, GA (HBCU)
  • Agnes Scott College – Decatur, GA
  • Piedmont College – Demorest, GA
  • Savannah College of Art and Design – Savannah/Atlanta
  • Young Harris College – Young Harris, GA
  • Lagrange College – Lagrange, GA
  • Truett McConnell University – Cleveland, GA
  • Point University – West Point, GA
  • Breneau University – Gainesville, GA
  • Wesleyan College – Macon, GA (Women’s College)

Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) applications is open and the application fee is being waived for a limited time. Students can apply at gafutures.org and select “fee waiver” at the end.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) is waiving the application fee through September 30th to encourage students to begin their application process in a timely manner. Students can apply at gafutures.org and select “fee waiver” at the end.

Georgia Gwinnett College Free Application Period! 

Georgia Gwinnett College is waiving the $30 application fee September 9 -16, 2020! Please encourage your students to apply for free during this period.

Click here to apply for free!

Admissions Deadlines

Spring 2021: November 2
Summer 2021: April 1

Fall 2021: May 1

Freshman Admission Requirement

2.0 GPA from a regionally accredited high school based on the 17 units of Required High School Curriculum

GGC is test optional for Freshmen and Dual Enrollment students graduating from a regionally accredited high school.

Other applicants, please view admissions requirements here.

Why Choose GGC?

  • #1 for Ethnic Diversity (U.S. News & World Report Southern Public Regional College, 2015 - 2020)
  • Top 10 Public School in the Southern Region (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)
  • 18 majors with 45+ areas of concentration 
  • Average class size of 20 students
  • 6 Intercollegiate Sports Teams

Experience GGC
Sign up for one of our virtual experience options at https://bit.ly/3i4zFxM  

 

If you have any questions, please contact our admissions office at ggcadmissions@ggc.edu.

 
Go Grizzlies!

Georgia Gwinnett College
Office of Admissions
www.ggc.edu



Common App Webinar  August 27th 4:00pm- 4:30pm

Join Meredith Lombardi, Associate Director of Outreach and Education as she discusses all things Common App on August 27th from 4:00 – 4:30 PM on Microsoft Teams.

 

The Common App is accepted by more than 900 colleges worldwide, including 19 in Georgia. Join this session to learn how to approach your college applications and discover tools and resources to help you along the way. Come with your questions! 

 

If you are interested in participating, follow the steps below to join the Common Application presentation:   

 

  1. Register:  
  2. After you've Registered:
    • You will receive an email with a Microsoft Teams Invitation 
    • Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of the event   

 

 Helpful FAQs: 

  1. Will this session cover how to match my Common App account within Naviance?    Yes 
  2. Can I register with a QR code? Yes (see the flyer) 
  3. Can I join if I do not register?  No, you have to register by August 26th to receive a Microsoft Teams invitation 
  4. What Georgia Colleges accept the Common Application? https://tinyurl.com/ListOfCASchools 
  5. Can my parents join in the discussion? Yes, everyone is encouraged to attend  
  6. Can I ask questions after the presentation?  Yes, a Q&A will follow immediately after the presentation
*****See the attached Flyer common app flyer.pdf
 




 
 Virtual College Tours and Applications
Mercer University
Middle Tennessee State University
Here is a recent news on scholarships at MTSU for your information:
 
 https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://mtsunews.com/new-scholarships-fall-2020/__;!!Cx0GcAwIk107!o47-b8094ZSLSzBXfsuXFO8CQ7hdHsyBLwCXnoiD4T6ff69NRB-vK0b6HaS23NV5$
 
 Please share the following information on actuarial science program with your students and an excellent program at MTSU for those who love math and enjoy business with risk management skills.
 
 Please help distribute and let more people know about MTSU Actuarial
 Science Program:
 
 BS in Actuarial Science
 https://www.mtsu.edu/programs/actuarial-science/
 
 Also, graduate programs in actuarial science at MTSU:
 
 MSPS for Actuarial Science
 https://www.mtsu.edu/programs/actuarial-sciences-ms/
 
 MS-Math for Actuarial and Financial Mathematics:
 
 https://www.mtsu.edu/programs/math-ms/
 
 http://catalog.mtsu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=29&poid=10096&hl=%22Actuarial+%22&returnto=search
Rollins College
Virtual Information Sessions - Attend a virtual information session hosted live by one of our admission counselors each week day
 
 Virtual Campus Tour - From classrooms and residence halls to our sports facilities and Lake Virginia, navigate nearly 20 campus locations through interactive 360-degree photography and immersive video.
 
 One-on-One Video Chats - If your students would like to meet one-on-one with their admission counselor, schedule a video chat for a time and day that works best for their schedule.
 
 Virtual Experience Rollins - For our admitted students, I encourage them to attend one of our virtual admitted student. During this online event, your students will have a chance to interact with members of the Rollins community, take a virtual tour of campus, and have all of their questions answered.
University of South Alabama

 


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