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What's New This Week.... 

Wednesday, April 2nd
College in the Courtyard @ Grady High School 
Fun Raffle - including 2 free SAT prep classes!  
Friday, April 4, 2014 
Registration Deadline for May 3, 2014 SAT Test Date
Congrats to the Grady High School 2014 GHP Finalists!
Keegan Hassan:  Communicative Arts
Lucia Lombard  Communicative Arts
Molly Looman: Communicative Arts
Nathaniel Pate:  Mathematics
Henry Persons: Mathematics
Kakinuma Uzuki: Music
Margaret Stockdale: Social Studies
Jefferson Martin: Technology
Mia Panarites: Theatre Design



April 12 
SCAD Information Meetings
@ SCAD Atlanta (1600 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309)
To register: visit 
Friday, May 9, 2014
ACT Registration Deadline For June 14, 2014 ACT Test Date 

***Seniors & Family ...the sooner you complete the FAFSA=more money available to you. ***

THANK YOU TO THE Virginia-Highland Civic Association for $800 Grant

The Freshman Index for 2-Year & 4-Year Admission
Students seeking admission to a University System of Georgia college or university are required to meet the freshman index requirements.  These two resources will help you calculate yours and guide you to the appropriate GA Schools.
                          Grady CCC Financial Aid Presentation Part 2
List: List of College Resources Available for Checkout - Available for Checkout from the Media Center & from the Fulton County Library System
This spreadsheet has a wealth of information on all sorts of topics.  The first tab is a list of GA Schools (as well as some other selective colleges) which provides a good comparison of information on the costs, requirements, and  application deadlines of each school.  The following tabs offer different websites to check out for scholarships, financial aid, college prep, and testing etc.
Presentation: College Preparation Timeline/Checklist - What you should you be doing each year of high school to prepare for college & the college application process?  
7 Need to Know Points on the College Admissions Process (Video):

New Articles:
Educated Quest's  Public Ivy School 2013-2014 List
Why First-Year STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Girls Attend Women's Colleges
The Geographic Representative in the Admission Office: Your New Best Friend
All About the SAT
Why Kids Shouldn't take the SAT, ACT Too Early
Is there a Perfect Time to take the ACT or SAT?

2013 College Fly-In Programs
One of the best ways to figure out your college preferences is to visit a few college campuses.  Many schools have special weekends for this and also offer financial aid and fee waivers to help get you there.  Here are two good websites: 
Don't delay - some of the deadlines to apply for financial assistance for the fly-ins have already passed!

Do Something: College Scholarships

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