Georgia Tech Admissions Hits the Road
The Peach State Tour puts Georgia Tech admission staff within 50 miles of every high school students in the state.
Students, parents and high school counselors across Georgia will soon get answers to their college admissions questions from three of the state’s leading universities.
Georgia Tech’s admission staff is teaming up with their counterparts from Georgia State University and the University of Georgia for the Peach State Tour. This annual event puts Georgia Tech within 50 miles of every high school student in the state.
The tour began Monday, Aug. 20, with sessions held in Augusta, Cordele and Dalton. It ends Aug. 30 in Atlanta.
Admission officers will answer questions about their campus-specific programs and application process. They’ll also offer advice on how to navigate the college admission process; guidance on how to determine which college is the best match for students; and discuss trends and changes taking place nationwide.
“We are proud to be part of a strong public university system in Georgia and are invested in serving the students of our state,” said Rick Clark, Georgia Tech’s director of undergraduate admission. “Our goal is that these sessions will open students’ eyes to the many opportunities at our individual universities, but also prepare them for applying to college in general. While each school has its distinct mission, strengths and important differences, we are unified by our commitment to improving and strengthening our Georgia. That is what this tour is really all about.”
Georgia Tech admission representatives will explain their holistic review policy, where each application is considered in the context of their school and individual situation. They’ll discuss financial aid programs, such as the Georgia Tech Promise Program, which allows academically qualified students with demonstrated financial need to earn a degree debt-free.
And they’ll share details about the Georgia Tech Scholars Program, which offers automatic acceptance to valedictorians and salutatorians from Georgia public and private high schools with 50 or more graduates.
While the Peach State Tour sessions are free, space is limited. Anyone interested in attending should register online.