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First Georgia Apply to College Week

Atlanta — October 27, 2008

WHO: Georgia Apply to College Week

WHAT: The first Georgia Apply to College Week will be held November 11-13, 2008. The goal of this event, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Foundation of Independent Colleges, 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 (GACRAO), is to provide all Georgia high school seniors with the opportunity to apply to college using, with a focus on providing assistance to first generation students as they navigate the college application process.

WHEN: November 11-13, 2008

WHERE: Mountain Education Center High School - Blairsville –November 11; 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Ware County High School - Waycross – November 12; 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Loganville Christian Academy - Loganville – November 12; 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Terrell Middle High School - Dawson – November 12; 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Gainesville High School - Gainesville – November 12; 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Cedar Grove High School - Ellenwood – November 13; 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Hardaway High School - Columbus – November 13; 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thomson High School - Thomson – November 13; 7:45 AM – 2:45 PM

WHY: During the Apply to College event at their high school, seniors will be given the opportunity to apply to college using Volunteers from Georgia colleges and universities will be on hand to assist students as they complete their applications.

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