You’ve wrapped up your classes and summer break is finally here! We are just as excited for you to be here as you are to begin, but before we get ahead of ourselves — here are some tips for all students to make the most of their summer before college.
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.Every year, many students and their families look at the tuition listed by schools and think, “how are we going to afford that?”
Thinking about the costs associated with attending college can be overwhelming. However, Georgia State University understands that managing your finances is difficult, when the cost of your textbooks may exceed the cost of living. We suggest a simple solution — why not work on your college campus? Working on campus brings the best of both worlds together!
You may have already begun coordinating with your roommate and bought twin XL sheets, but there are several items that may have slipped your mind. At Georgia State University we understand that preparing to move can be exciting and stressful at the same time, so we’ve prepared a list of our essential packing tips for your convenience.
Being part of the Panther family definitely has its perks. Being a student at Georgia State means that you can enjoy a range of services and opportunities that you can benefit from during your academic career. We’ve compiled a list of the several Panther Perks available to you when you chose to enroll at Georgia State.
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.
Some of your favorite college memories will be made sharing a meal with friends on campus. At Georgia State, we are committed to providing you with quality food at affordable prices. Did you know that our fully functional hydroponic farm benefits from innovative climate technology and produces crops with zero herbicides or pesticides? You can enjoy a meal made with our freshly grown produce right on campus!
Orientation is an exciting time to get you the information you need to feel prepared for the start of your freshman year! If you haven’t attended one yet you’ll definitely want to check it out before you start college this fall. Some schools, like Georgia State, require that freshmen attend orientation. Most universities host orientation sessions to allow students to get a feel for campus, but also to make sure any administrative housekeeping is taken care of before the school year starts. Georgia State University has already completed a few sessions this summer but there are plenty more available for incoming students to register for. We want all students to have an idea of what to expect, so here’s a breakdown of orientation.
There’s so much information available about financial aid for college that it can be hard to tell the facts from fiction. We’ve got you covered! Here are 10 common myths about financial aid and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Did you know at Georgia State University, there is no achievement gap and our graduation rate has increased from 32 percent to 54 percent over the last decade?
At Georgia State, everyone has an equal opportunity to achieve success regardless of race or income. The faculty and staff here are dedicated to helping students accomplish their goals and graduate.