Numbers

  David Graves      August 8th, 2022

When people start talking about college admissions and numbers, a wide range of different ideas start to bubble up in the conversation. You have test score numbers and  GPA’s, admit percentages and yield data, and a wide range of other numerical information. But what I want to talk about now is the bigger picture numbers […]

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Fulton County Students & New Material

  David Graves      July 19th, 2022

As a part of the admissions review at UGA, our team recalculates a GPA for all freshman applicants using core course grades and any additional AP/IB non-core grades. We do this in large part because every school or school district is able to determine their own grading policy and how they calculate a GPA, and […]

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2023 Application Essays

  David Graves      June 3rd, 2022

For the Fall 2023 class, UGA will be keeping the same essay questions as have had for the past few years. UGA will require two essays, a longer personal essay (250-650 words) and a shorter essay (200-300 words).  In addition, the Fall 2023 application will open up on August 1 in order to align our […]

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Finding Your Team

  David Graves      May 25th, 2022

Every year in the second week of May, the SEC Enrollment/Admissions leaders meet at one of the member University’s campuses to talk about the year, plan out any group events and commiserate over the challenges that each of us have faced over the past year. The deposit deadline of May 1 will have just passed, […]

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Demonstrated Interest – A Grand Gesture

  David Graves      March 22nd, 2022

  I am a child of the 80’s. I wore corduroy pants and a jeans jacket, and even had a Member’s Only jacket. My family had some of the ugliest cars possible, from a dirt brown Chevette (not a Corvette but a Chevette) to a yellow station wagon with fake wood paneling down the sides […]

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