Georgia Central Technical College Tour

July 22, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Click HERE to register!


Disruptivator Summit Day II

Disruptivator Summit Day I

July ACT Test Date

Click HERE to learn more about the ACT exam, test dates, and to register.

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


July 17, 2020 June 18 June 19 - June 25

GEAR UP Student Transition for Postsecondary Success: Day II

Click here to register!

GEAR UP Student Transition for Postsecondary Success: Day I

Click here to register!

Princeton Review ACT 101 Prep Class

July 10, 2021, at 9:00 am

Registered for the July 17th ACT test and need a confidence-boosting refresher? This Princeton Review ACT 101 is the class for you! Join GEAR UP Georgia students across the state as they learn test-taking strategies specifically for the ACT and how to boost scores with just a few tweaks.


Bio-Tech Hands-on Workshop: Simulation COVID Testing

June 30, 2021 at 6:00pm

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Join GEAR UP Georgia’s guest presenter, Dr. Monica Frazier from Columbus State University. Dr. Frzaier will teach the technique used to detect binding between an antigen and antibody for the diagnosis of diseases like COVID using an at-home ELISA lab. ELISA stands for Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. It is also referred to as Enzyme Immunoassay or EIA for short.


Southern Crescent Technical College Virtual Tour

June 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

Click HERE to register!

Southern Crescent Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, located south of Atlanta, delivers relevant technical education, adult education, and learning opportunities via various instructional modalities at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels to promote service, workforce development, and economic development.

Muscogee County Military Career Expo

Many high school graduates are considering enlistment in the military as a pathway to earning a post-secondary degree debt-free. Learn how at the Military Career Expo.

Click HERE to register!

June 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Cunningham Conference Center

3100 Gentian Boulevard, Columbus, GA, 31907

Registration Deadline for July ACT

Click HERE to learn more about the ACT exam, test dates, and to register.

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


July 17, 2020 June 18 June 19 - June 25

June ACT Test Date

Click HERE to learn more about the ACT exam, test dates, and to register.

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


June 12, 2021 May 7 May 8 - May 21

Sustainable Fashion Hands-on Career Workshop

June 7 at 6:00 pm

Register here. Class size limited to 25, first-come, first-serve registration policy. GEAR UP Georgia will have a waitlist of 5 additional students.

Join us in a workshop to learn the various ways sustainability is making its way into various career paths, including sustainable fashion through thrifting & upcycling, as well as fields like Public Relations, Public Policy, Environmental Specialists, Risk Management, and Corporate Sustainability. These and other job opportunities provide workers with the chance to positively impact the environment, people’s quality of life, and future generations. You will have the chance to participate in a hands-on activity with Kennesaw State University’s Owl Swap Sustainable Initiative to tie-dye a face mask and learn how to make a t-shirt into a tote bag!

June SAT Test

2020-21 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes


June 5, 2021

Register

See SAT Subject Tests available on this date May 6, 2021

May 18, 2021 (for mailed registrations)

May 26, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)

May 26, 2021

GEAR UP Georgia Principal & Coordinator Training

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 3:15 PM (EDT)

Click HERE to register by May 18. Once registered, you will receive a link to the primary virtual meeting room. You will receive supporting documentation, including your school profile, within three business days of the event.

We look forward to seeing you! Please do not hesitate to reach us at gearupgeorgia@usg.edu if you have further questions.

Clayton County School Coordinator Meeting

Friday, May 28, 2021 at 3:30 pm

(Virtual Only)

GEAR UP Georgia Priority Program FAFSA & Financial Aid Support Meeting

Thu, May 20, 2021 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Click HERE to register!

Get support for your financial aid questions and FAFSA completion with GEAR UP Georgia and Georgia Student Finance Commission.

Bishop Hall College Decision Night

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Bishop Hall Charter School

200 N. Pinetree Blvd Thomasville, GA 31792

“Roll Out The Red Carpet Event” for GEAR UP Georgia graduates. Students will be recognized for their K-12 successes and post-graduation plans.


Muscogee County Joint Local Coordinating Council and School Coordinator Meeting

Monday, May 17, 2021 1:30pm – 2:30pm

(Virtual Only)

GEAR UP Georgia Executive Leadership Team Meeting (Virtual)

May 13, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

Focus Items:

Thomas County Central High School FAFSA Workshop

May 12, 2021 from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please contact Senior Counselor, Melissa Rodgers at mrodgers@tcjackets.net or GEAR UP Coordinators Mrs. Shealey at tshealey@tcjackets.net or Ms. Dawn Harrion at Kimberly.Harrison@abac.edu to schedule an appointment with GSFC Representative, Ms. Angie Wilson.

Bishop Hall FAFSA Workshop

May 12, 2021 from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please contact GEAR UP Coordinators Dr. Wiggin at vwiggins@bhknights.net or Ms. Dawn Harrison at Kimberly.Harrison@abac.edu to schedule an appointment with GSFC Representative, Ms. Angie Wilson.

Get Accepted w/ AcceptU and The Scholarship Academy

The Scholarship Academy (TSA) will be hosting AcceptU, an organization of former college admissions officers for a webinar on best practices for your college applications and a behind-the-scenes look at the admissions process. Taking place Tuesday, May 11th at 6 PM, we will host a number of their staff for a Q&A session as well.

Use this link to register!


May SAT Test

2020-21 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available
Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes


May 8, 2021

Register

See SAT Subject Tests available on this date April 8, 2021

April 20, 2021 (for mailed registrations)

April 27, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)

April 27, 2021

ACT June Registration Deadline

Click HERE to learn more about the ACT exam, test dates, and to register.

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


June 12, 2021 May 7 May 8 - May 21

June SAT Registration Deadline

2020-21 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes


June 5, 2021

Register

See SAT Subject Tests available on this date May 6, 2021

May 18, 2021 (for mailed registrations)

May 26, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)

May 26, 2021

Virtual Senior Celebration

Thursday, May 6th at 6:00 pm

Join us on social media platforms as GEAR UP Georgia showcases post-high school plans of over 100 students.

Facebook

Twitter

Princeton Review SAT 101 Prep Class

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Click HERE to register!

Are you ready for the SAT exam? Spend three hours with Princeton Review fine-tuning your test-taking tips and techniques to walk into your test site feeling confident.

Scholarship Academy Drive-In (Savannah)

May 3rd at 6:00 pm

Click HERE to register!

Students and parents will have an opportunity to “crunch the college cost of their top school choice and identify funding gaps. They will also learn how to break down the scholarship search process and identify those awards that they are truly eligible to receive.

GEAR UP Georgia invites you to a complimentary Scholarship Workshop.

Who can attend this Scholarship Workshop?

Princeton Review SAT Course: Session 6 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the May 8 SAT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by April 16.

Class Dates:

PR SAT Course: Session 5 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the May 8 SAT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by April 16.

Class Dates:

PR SAT 101 Prep Class

Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Click HERE to register!

Are you ready for the SAT exam? Spend three hours with Princeton Review fine-tuning your test-taking tips and techniques to walk into your test site feeling confident.

DeKalb County ACT/SAT Workshop (Applerouth)

​Saturday, May 1st from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Click HERE to register!

The workshop will include a lunch break and mini-breaks. The event will be on a first come first serve basis. Each course can accommodate 16 students.


Clayton County Dual Enrollment Meeting

Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Click HERE to register.

Come learn from Clayton State University the best tips and tricks to understanding the importance of your final exam(s), how to use your course syllabus to determine your current grade and what you need to score of your final, and best practices for prepping for your final(s).

“Know More. Borrow Less.” Financial Literacy Workshop

April 27, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

April is Financial Literacy Month! Join us as we share different resources for our GEAR UP Georgia students to reduce student loan debt as you make plans to pay for your college education.

Click HERE to register!

Goals of the event:

  1. To remind students of all the available financial aid options and resources.
  2. To help students better understand Financial Aid Award Letters.
  3. To ensure students have a better understanding of borrowing and reducing student debt
  4. To provide students with information on the University System of Georgia (USG) Know More Borrow Less initiative and how to engage USG Financial Aid Officers.

Princeton Review SAT Course: Session 4 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the May 8 SAT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by April 16.

Class Dates:

Princeton Review SAT Course: Session 3 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the May 8 SAT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by April 16.

Class Dates:

Princeton Review SAT Course: Session 2 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the May 8 SAT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by April 16.

Class Dates:

April ACT Test Date

Click HERE to learn more about the ACT exam, test dates, and to register.

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


April 17, 2021 March 12 March 13 - March 26

Princeton Review SAT Course: Session 1 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the May 8 SAT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by April 16.

Class Dates:

Princeton Review ACT 101 Prep Class

Saturday, April 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Click HERE to register!

Are you ready for the ACT exam? Spend three hours with Princeton Review fine-tuning your test-taking tips and techniques to walk into your test site feeling confident.


Kennesaw State University Virtual Tour

April 14th at 4:00 pm

Click HERE to register!

An interactive virtual college tour of Kennesaw State University & the unique resources through CARE Services available to KSU Students.

GSFC HOPE Programs Webinar

Tue, April 13, 2021 from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Click HERE to register!

Follow the journey of three Georgia students from high school to college as we travel with them through their experiences with Georgia’s HOPE Program. During this webinar, you will learn about the Georgia Student Finance Commission (GSFC) and the HOPE Program, including eligibility requirements, the application process, and award amounts. These students’ scenarios replicate real student challenges and are used to help participants better understand Georgia’s HOPE Program.

Princeton Review ACT Course: Session 5 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the April 17 ACT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by March 28.

Course Schedule Below:

PR ACT Course: Session 4 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the April 17 ACT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by March 28.

Course Schedule Below:

Princeton Review ACT 101 Prep Class

Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Click HERE to register!

Are you ready for the ACT exam? Spend three hours with Princeton Review fine-tuning your test-taking tips and techniques to walk into your test site feeling confident.

Registration Deadline for May SAT

2020-21 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline


May 8, 2021

Register

See SAT Subject Tests available on this date April 8, 2021

Princeton Review ACT Course: Session 3 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the April 17 ACT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by March 28.

Course Schedule Below:

Princeton Review ACT Course: Session 2 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the April 17 ACT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by March 28.

Course Schedule Below:

Strategies to Reduce Anxiety, Increase Motivation, and Study Smarter

Date Mar 30 (Tue)

8:00pm EDT / 5:00pm PDT
Duration: 1h 00m

Location Online: Click HERE to Register!
Speaker

Jed Applerouth

Description

What can we do to ensure our students are set up for success inside and outside the classroom? Let’s look at some strategies to help your students study smarter, reduce anxiety, be motivated and resilient. Let’s discuss how gender dynamics play out in the domain of secondary and post-secondary education. Dr. Jed Applerouth reduced four of his talks to their essentials, so there’s something for everyone and ample food for thought.

Princeton Review ACT Course: Session 1 of 6

An in-depth course of 6 classes with a Princeton Review Instructor, 3 practice tests, and one-year access to a self-paced account to prepare for the April 17 ACT exam.

Click HERE to register! Must register by March 28.

Course Schedule Below:

SAT vs ACT: The differences, the timelines, and the expectations of colleges

Date Mar 25 (Thu)

8:00pm EDT / 5:00pm PDT
Duration: 1h 00m

Location Online: Click HERE to register!
Speaker

Bess Kaye

Description

Join Applerouth Tutoring to learn about the SAT and ACT, as well as up-to-the-minute updates on the test administrations. Come learn about the main differences between the two tests, how to decide which one is better for your child, when to take them, how much to prepare for them, and more. Hear about how your child’s strengths can favor one test or the other. Learn about what college admissions officers expect from students during the pandemic and what you need to plan for.

You Have A Plan? We Have A Path! High Ed Developmental Disabilities Webinar

Join Higher Ed experts that work with families with disabilities to continue their education beyond high school.

March 23, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Click HERE to register!

Lauren Jones McKown, J.D., Director of Center for Accommodation and Access/Title IX Coordinator will share information about her department’s role in fostering academic potential through individualized plans tailored to the particular needs of students with disabilities.

Dr. Toni Franklin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Special Education, SPED MAT & MEd Program Coordinator, Co-Director of the GOALS program at CSU, Department of Teacher Education, Leadership, and Counseling will share information with attendees regarding Columbus State University’s GOALS Program.

Tame Your Test Anxiety: Strategies that Work

Date Mar 16 (Tue)

8:00pm EDT / 5:00pm PDT
Duration: 1h 00m

Location Online: Click Here to Register!
Speaker

Jed Applerouth

Description

For many students, standardized tests, like the SAT, ACT, SSAT, ISEE, and more, bring anxiety levels to new heights. When anxiety runs high, test scores run low. Thankfully, there are proven interventions that middle and high school students can use to reduce test anxiety and improve their performance. In this webinar, Dr. Jed Applerouth will share practical strategies that parents and educators can use to help anxious testers. He’ll also help you understand potential confounding factors such as processing speed deficits, learning differences, family expectations, generalized anxiety disorders, metacognition, and emotional self-regulation. Help your students take the edge off of high-stakes testing.

Hands-on Vet Tech Career Exploration Workshop

March 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Click HERE to Register!

Veterinary medicine is an exciting career opportunity. Get a taste of what it would be like to work in this field with our new hands-on activity presented by Southern Regional Technical College and sponsored by GEAR UP Georgia. Learn First aid techniques you can use now and in a fulfilling career in Veterinary Medicine. Participants will receive a free vet tech triage kit.



March SAT Test Date



2020-21 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes


March 13, 2021

Register

SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date February 12, 2021

February 23, 2021 (for mailed registrations)

March 2, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)

March 2, 2021

Registration Deadline for April ACT

Click HERE to learn more about the ACT exam, test dates, and to register.

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


April 17, 2021 March 12 March 13 - March 26

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Virtual Tour

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 1PM pm

Click HERE to register!

Join us for an interactive virtual college tour of Georgia Piedmont Technical College. The tour will feature an overview of the Dual Enrollment program as well as regular admissions processes, financial aid, etc. There will be information about academics in general, highlights of GPTC’s most popular programs, and student testimonials.

The FAFSA Webinar

Tue, March 9, 2021 from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Click HERE to register!

Millions of dollars are left on the table each year because students don’t submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The information in this webinar will help make the FAFSA easier to complete. Follow along with Jessica as we guide her through the FAFSA process, from creating an FSA ID to comparing Financial Aid packages. Although the “F” in FAFSA stands for free, by the end of this webinar it will also stand for fun and fast!


Columbus State University Virtual Discovery Day

Saturday, March 6, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

Click HERE to register!

We invite you to discover everything Columbus State University has to offer by attending one of our upcoming Discovery Days. Discovery Day will be filled with traditional favorites with a virtual twist and new opportunities to connect with CSU no matter where you are! You will have the opportunity to meet with professors in your academic field of interest, take a campus tour, connect with CSU students, learn about our creative and innovative, hands-on programs, and discover how we create leaders by serving our community.

Registrants will receive an email confirmation that includes login instructions for this virtual event.



Competitive Essay CONTEST Deadline

Entries will be eligible for an opportunity to win a $500 scholarship from The Scholarship Academy, a $50 gift card, some “Common App Swag” and MUCH MORE!! This will be great practice for upcoming college admission Common App and other scholarship applications. The winner will also be nominated to represent GEAR UP Georgia in the National GEAR UP Student of the Year scholarship award program.

Click HERE to submit your essay! The deadline to submit is March 5, 2021 at 11:59 P.M.

The GEAR UP Georgia Essay Contest Question is from the 2020-2021 Common App Essay Prompts.

“The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?”

If you would like your essay reviewed by The Scholarship Academy, please make your appointment by March 3rd. You can make an appointment by clicking here.

Competitive Essay REVIEW Deadline

If you would like your essay reviewed by The Scholarship Academy, please make your appointment by March 3rd. You can make an appointment by clicking here.

The GEAR UP Georgia Essay Contest Question is from the 2020-2021 Common App Essay Prompts.

“The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?”

Competitive Essay Workshop (Priority Districts)

For Priority Students in Bibb, Cobb, Fulton, Liberty and Polk Counties

Feb 26, 2021, 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Click HERE to register!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Hands-on Computer Engineering Career Exploration Workshop

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Click HERE to register.

This introductory class in electrical computer engineering is facilitated by Chattahoochee Technical College Instructor, Stephanie O’Donoghue.

Students will work with an Arduino kit and software for a real-time, hands-on experience. Thanks to its simple and accessible user experience, Arduino has been used in thousands of different projects and applications. The Arduino software is easy-to-use for beginners, yet flexible enough for advanced users. It runs on Mac, Windows, and Linux. Teachers and students use it to build low-cost scientific instruments, to prove chemistry and physics principles, or to get started with programming and robotics.

* Class size is limited to 15 students.

*Students must have a computer, webcam, and able to download the corresponding software.

* GEAR UP will mail class materials directly to the students and may not have time to send them to another student if you cancel. Please be 100% sure you can participate before you complete this registration.

Parent Ambassador Meeting

​Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 6:00 pm


Savannah Technical College Virtual Tour

February 23, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Click HERE to register!

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 4,500 credit students each semester, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Technology, Public Service, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education.


Executive Leadership Team Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

GEAR UP Georgia statewide partners and subaward recipients meet to discuss fiscal, programming, and data progress towards meeting grant goals, objectives, fidelity measures and KPIs.


Johnson (SCPSS) Curriculum Parent Night

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 5:30 pm.

Three colleges have prepared prerecorded information regarding completing the FAFSA and any other information they would like to share with the students. GEAR UP Georgia Program Coordinator will also share information regarding virtual services currently available.

How-to Princeton Review Self-Paced Test Prep Accounts

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.

Click HERE to Register!

Join GEAR UP Georgia and the Princeton Review for a step-by-step demonstration on how to log in and use your self-paced test prep account.

Students who receive a Princeton Review self-paced test prep account will have access to an online portal. This is the portal you will want to go to in order to launch your SAT and ACT self-paced packages. Each portal will have lessons, drills, and practice tests designed to help you get ready for your official SAT and ACT exams.

This quick webinar will provide a step-by-step demonstration on how to best utilize your account to increase test scores.

Registration Deadline for March SAT

2020-21 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines
SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline


March 13, 2021

Register

SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date February 12, 2021

Clayton Co. Partner Meeting

Thursday, February 11, 2021

9:00 am - 11:00 am

College Essay Writing Educator Q&A Session

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Click HERE to registered!

GEAR UP Georgia educators can join The Scholarship Academy to receive educator materials and best practices for delivering an amazing College Essay writing lesson embedded in regularly scheduled ELA courses.


GSFC Financial Aid 101 Webinar

Tuesday, February 9, 2021, from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Click HERE to register!

Join Georgia Student Finance Commission as they highlight the process for students to acquire funding for their post-secondary education. We will clearly define financial aid, explain each type and discuss the different sources. By the end of the webinar, you will understand how to apply for aid and compare financial aid options to help make the best decision of where to attend college.

February ACT Test

​Click HERE to learn more and register for the ACT exam?

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


February 6, 2021 January 8 January 9 - January 15

TCSG Partnership Meeting

Friday, Feb 5, 2021

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Columbus Tech Virtual Tour

​Thursday, February 4th at 2:00 pm

Click HERE to register!

College Applications Made Easy with the Common App

​Thursday, February 4 at 6:00 pm

Click HERE to register!

Kennesaw State University Partnership Meeting

February 3, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

ABAC Bainbridge Partnership Meeting

February 01, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Columbus State University Virtual Discovery Day

Saturday, January 30, 2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

Click HERE to register!

We invite you to discover everything Columbus State University has to offer by attending one of our upcoming Discovery Days. Discovery Day will be filled with traditional favorites with a virtual twist and new opportunities to connect with CSU no matter where you are! You will have the opportunity to meet with professors in your academic field of interest, take a campus tour, connect with CSU students, learn about our creative and innovative, hands-on programs, and discover how we create leaders by serving our community.

Registrants will receive an email confirmation that includes login instructions for this virtual event.

Savannah State University Partnership Meeting

Friday, January 29, 2021

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

SSA Mentoring Kickoff

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, GEAR UP Georgia will host four mentoring kickoff events next week with the Student Success Agency. These webinars are for GEAR UP Georgia students interested in receiving a college mentor to help guide them through high school graduation and beyond. GEAR UP Georgia students currently without a mentor that attend the webinar and sign up for an agent will receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card from our national partner, SSA. If your child already has an SSA mentor, just have them text their agent which friend(s) were referred, and they could be eligible to also receive a gift card.

For more information about the Student Success Agency click this link: https://www.studentsuccess.co/launch

STEP 1: Kickoff registration here!

Muscogee Co Partner Meeting

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SSA Mentoring Kickoff

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, GEAR UP Georgia will host four mentoring kickoff events next week with the Student Success Agency. These webinars are for GEAR UP Georgia students interested in receiving a college mentor to help guide them through high school graduation and beyond. GEAR UP Georgia students currently without a mentor that attend the webinar and sign up for an agent will receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card from our national partner, SSA. If your child already has an SSA mentor, just have them text their agent which friend(s) were referred, and they could get a gift card too.

For more information about the Student Success Agency click this link: https://www.studentsuccess.co/launch

STEP 1: Kickoff registration here!

College 101 for Students with Disabilities and their Parents

Join us for this free webinar Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 6:30 PM.

Presented by Beth Felsen, Success Coach at Spectrum Transition Coaching LLC

Click HERE to register

Discover questions you should ask to begin the college conversation. Explore the difference between the high school and college experiences, plus crucial skills needed for college success. Learn about college options, navigating disability services, and college accommodations. This webinar is appropriate for parents of high school students on the Autism spectrum and parents of students with ADHD or learning disabilities that may benefit from pre-college planning and support. Students are encouraged to attend with their parents.

GSFC Partnership Meeting

Monday, January 25, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Columbus State Partnership Meeting

Monday, January 25, 2021

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Savannah-Chatham Partnership Meeting

Friday, January 22, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thomas County Partnership Meeting

January 20, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thomas County Central HS FAFSA Workshop

January 19, 2021 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Email mrodgers@tcjackets.net to schedule your appointment.


Bishop Hall FAFSA Workshop

January 19, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Office Closed

Georgia State University Partnership Meeting

January 15, 2021

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Scholarship Academy Partnership Meeting

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Drew (Clayton) Parent Night

January 13, 2021

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Clayton State University Partnership Meeting

January 11, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Deadline for February ACT

​Click HERE to learn more and register for the ACT exam?

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)


February 6, 2021 January 8 January 9 - January 15

DeKalb County GEAR UP Georgia Partnership Meeting

Thursday, January 7, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Office Closed

Office Closed