THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO CRUSH #COLLEGEAPPMONTH

When the President of the United States announces a National College Application Month, it’s time to step up and make things happen. Here’s a collection of tips, gathered by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, for high school students and community college students looking to transfer.

Starting Strategically in High School:

Understanding Your Needs:

Narrowing Your College List:

Attention-Grabbing Application Advice:

Funding College & Financial Aid Basics:

College Night

College Night, hosted by Spotsylvania Towne Centre will be next Wednesday, October 16, from 6:30-8:30PM. There will be representatives from colleges and universities from all over the East Coast, including Germanna Community College! Germanna’s Recruiter, Kim Viarella, and Brian Ogale will be at the GCC table to answer all your questions about GCC programs, including opportunities for transfer and guaranteed admissions to many four-year colleges and universities, as well as how current high school students can take advantage of Dual Enrollment courses in their high schools to get an early start on their college education. See you there!!!!

Early College Pathways

Are you rising high school junior planning to start on one of the Early College Pathways this summer, don’t forget to register for one of the upcoming Early College Pathways Orientations!

The orientation will cover all the information you will need to get started–how to register for courses and pay tuition, how and where to buy books, transfer and career information and resources, how to use your MyGCC account to make the most of your online resources and student e-mail, and a tour of campus. Students who have their completed High School Permission to Enroll Form and a copy of their high school transcript may be able to meet with a counselor and be registered as well!
Orientation dates, times, and locations:

  • Thursday, May 23, 6-8PM @ Fredericksburg Area Campus, Dickinson Building, Room 212
  • Thursday, May 30, 6-8PM @ Daniel Technology Center (Culpeper site), Room 104C

Register for one of these sessions by visiting the Germanna Community College homepage, and on the left side of the page under “Upcoming Events” click the link to the date you prefer. On the next page, click the button “Register” at the top right to complete your registration for these events.
If you are unfamiliar with the Early College Pathways opportunities, please visit the website for more information.