Grady High School's
College and Career Center
Serving the college planning needs of Grady students
Wednesday, January 25
Students, do you have a college, scholarship, or job interview coming up? Get some pro tips with Leslie Wolfe, Grady parent and an interviewer for her alma mater, Cornell.
Upcoming Off Campus Events
Westminster Deans Night
Monday, January 30
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The Westminster Schools
1424 West Paces Ferry Road, NW 30327
Pressly Hall, McCain Chapel
With admissions reps from Bryn Mawr, Claremont McKenna College, Columbia University, University of Georgia, Johns Hopkins University, and Tufts University.
Atlanta Black College Expo
Saturday, February 4
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Two Galleria Parkway
Students can get accepted on the spot! Scholarships on the Spot! Application fees waived. Just bring your official transcipts and ACT and/or SAT test scores. Includes a job fair and seminars. For more information, visit www.blackcollegeexpo.com
Gap Year Fair
Tuesday, February 14
966 W Paces Ferry Road, 30327
Speaker: 6:00 p.m.; Fair: 6:45 to 8:30
Pre-register at usagapyearfairs.org/fairs
Grady Scholarship Guide
Grady Counselors have prepared a great list of scholarship opportunities. Check it out here!
New Tool Allows Students to Compare Degrees and Salaries at Georgia Colleges
The AJC reports on a cool new tool from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement that allows students to compare degrees and salaries across Georgia colleges.
The nifty career calculator allows students to see earnings by degree type, program of study, and public postsecondary educational institution. The official name of the computer program is the
Georgia Higher Learning and Earnings dashboard. Check it out here!
Need Testing Accommodations for the ACT or SAT?
Both testing companies are making it easier for students with documented learning differences to get accommodations! For more information, read this report from Applerouth (www.applerouth.com)
Interested in a Career in Film?
Check Out the Georgia Film Academy!
The film industry in Georgia is booming, and there is an
increasing need for on-set jobs. On average these jobs earn $84,000 per year,
but they also require specific skills and experience.
The Georgia Film Academy is a program that offers extensive
hands on experience and training. It is available through a number of schools
in the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of
Georgia, including Clayton State, Columbus State, Georgia College, Georgia
Piedmont Tech, Gwinnett Tech, and Kennesaw State, among others. For those who want
to earn a certification only, but not college credit, Clayton State offers the
If you want to work in film in Georgia, check it out at www.georgiafilmacademy.org.
Grady Students Visited Albany State and Valdosta State in November. Next step: Apply!
FAFSA Is Now Live!
ACT and SAT Test Prep
Check the CCC website for free and paid test prep options.
One easy idea is for students to download the free, Daily Practice SAT app,
which provides a question a day.
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