About Georgia Apply to College

Georgia Apply to College, sponsored by Communities in Schools, the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Independent College Association, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, the Georgia Student Finance Commission, the Technical College System of Georgia and the University System of Georgia, and endorsed by the Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, has the goal of providing all Georgia high school seniors with the opportunity to apply to college using GAcollege411.org, with a focus on providing assistance to first generation and economically disadvantaged students as they navigate the college application process.

Georgia Apply to College is part of the American Council on Education’s national initiative to increase the number of students accessing postsecondary education. In support of GAC, each year the Governor has issued declaring November Georgia Apply to College Month. During the month, Georgia high schools use activities to build school excitement around going to college and set aside a day during which all seniors have the opportunity to focus on completing at least one application for admission while receiving the encouragement and assistance of specially trained college and community volunteers. GAC has the goal of providing all Georgia high school seniors with the opportunity to apply to college using GAcollege411.org, with a focus on providing assistance to first generation and underrepresented students as they navigate the college application process.