College Students

Congratulations on being accepted into and enrolling in college!!

Hopefully, you already have an account with GACollege411 soon to be! If not, sign up today!! GACollege411 will help you Explore Careers , Plan for College and Search for Financial Aid.

Need to make sure you are on top of all your College/Career Prep tasks? Be sure you are working through your GACollege411  college prep checklist for high school students:

  • Continue with good study habits and work ethic.
  • Go to class!
  • Introduce yourself to you professor during office hours right away.
  • Stay organized.
  • Balance work, school and social life.
  • Use your time effectively and efficiently
  • Meet with your advisor every year.
  • Take advantage of extracurricular activities on campus and don’t be afraid to meet new people!
  • Review the freshman planning timeline
  • Match your interests to careers
  • Search for careers matching your education and needs
  • Discover interesting programs and majors
  • Apply for federal, state, and school financial aid every year using the  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®)
  • Ask your school what other financial help they can offer you: Do they have scholarships or payment plans available? Can you get a job on campus?
  • Be sure to keep in touch with the school regarding any paperwork you need to turn in.
  • Talk to the financial aid office staff at the school you plan to attend. Ask whether there are other forms you need to complete, and find out how and when you will receive your financial aid.
  • Create your resume
  • Prepare for an interview
  • Be sure to take care of your health
  • Maintain 100% effort in every class, ever semester
  • If you need to transfer, find out how college credit that you've already earned will transfer among institutions in Georgia through GATRACS.