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How can a liberal arts education
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SEE HOW YOU FIT IN AT GEORGIA COLLEGE
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Thunder's Goals:

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Continue to make a difference since 11/28/2007

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Graduate from Mascot Studies High School and attend Georgia College

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Embrace cheering on GC students! and develop more skill sets

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Thunder's

world-changing ideas

"Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel." -Ovid

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Thunder the Bobcat

Milledgeville, GA


EDUCATION

Georgia College


WORK EXPERIENCE

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ACTIVITIES — INTERESTS

Promoting the spirit and tradition of Georgia College

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A liberal
arts degree

doesn’t just prepare you for your first job out of college; it also trains your mind to think critically and creatively to keep pace with our ever-changing global economy. While some students only focus on the day after graduation, our students draw on their education over a lifetime. In fact, most employers are less interested in specialized job skills than teamwork, analytical thinking, and communication skills—all part of the liberal arts culture.

Georgia's only designated liberal arts university Home to 5,700 students Average daily temperature in the coldest month is 60 degrees 90 miles from Atlanta, 160 miles from Savannah, 40 miles from Macon The main campus = 45 acres
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Milledgeville is always moving forward, but with an eye to its storied past, which includes gorgeous historic homes and buildings. Downtown shops and restaurants adjoin campus, and nearby Lake Sinclair and the Oconee River offer everything from fishing to jet skiing.

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Road trip from your house, to Milledgeville!

CONNECTING PAST AND PRESENT

Our Main Campus is home to modern academic facilities, suite-style residence halls, and endless Frisbee games. At West Campus, you’ll find athletic facilities and student housing that feels like luxury apartments (yes, there’s a pool!). And East Campus at Lake Laurel is home to our Outdoor Education Center—83 acres of forest, lake, and walking trails.

OUR CAMPUS IS BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC
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Don’t be surprised when our core curriculum connects to your major in unexpected ways (does marketing have roots in folklore?). Or when it sparks an academic passion that you otherwise would never have explored.

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Student to faculty ratio: 16:1 The majority of classes have 20 or fewer students
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Check out our
37 majors and
10 preprofessional
programs.

Great work,
very insightful!
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Georgia College students have virtually

endless
opportunities

to develop their interests—and gain crucial practical experience that prepares them for life after graduation.

Some minds need an even greater challenge. The Honors Program provides intellectually talented students with a rewarding academic experience that allows them to stretch their minds and meet their educational goals. We provide small sections of core classes, lunch and dinner seminars, book discussions, and other academic and cultural events.

CHALLENGE YOUR MIND

The Georgia Education Mentorship Program matches students with leaders in business, education, politics, healthcare, law, and industry. These executives serve as mentors, providing opportunities for students to learn the tenets of effective leadership that benefit the professional world and the community.

GEORGIA EDUCATION MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
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Experience
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Choose from more than 25 countries for study abroad
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Whether you tackle a new culture for a month, a summer, or a semester, study abroad can change your world.

CHANGE YOUR WORLD
88% of employers say that to succeed in their company or organization, employers need higher levels of learning and knowledge today than they did in the past
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There’s more to college than studying. We want you to get involved in campus life: Join a club, volunteer, try something new. That’s what college

is all about.

Georgia College alumni know the importance of practical experience. No matter the location, they’ve brought home essential skills, knowledge, and connections that will serve them well in their future careers.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

Georgia General Assembly

Turner Broadcasting

Georgia Aquarium

The Late Show with David Letterman

Town & Country magazine

U.S. House of Representatives

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

INTERNSHIP EXAMPLES
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We have more than 160 student organizations, eight fraternities, and nine sororities. Students log an average of 65,000 volunteer hours every year.
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Go
Bobcats!

Take home
the titles.

At some schools, you cheer from the sidelines. Here you take home titles. Nine of our 10 teams took their games to NCAA Division II post-season play last year.

Varsity sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross-country
  • Dance
  • Golf
  • Women’s Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

If you like your sports slightly less intense, try out our club sports or intramurals.

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The best way to find out if Georgia College is the perfect fit for you is to

see for yourself.

Suit up for a game of intramural flag football. Write for our nationally ranked student newspaper, The Colonnade. Rock out in the Battle of the Bands. Go international with the First Friday Foreign Film series. You don’t have to choose just one thing—you can practically do it all. If you want to host a radio show, audition for the musical, play soccer, and support your favorite cause, you can.

GET INVOLVED

Campus commitment to others has landed us on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. How do we do it? Two words: Give Center. The Give Center connects students to all kinds of service opportunities, including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Hands on Milledgeville, World Vision, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and Children’s Miracle Network. Learn how you might give at gcsu.edu/give.

THE GIVE CENTER
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The majority of incoming freshman rank in the top 25% of their high school class.

We want you to get to know Georgia College. First, plan a visit. You can call us at 478-445-1283 or schedule a tour online.

VISIT GEORGIA COLLEGE
November 1
Early Action deadline Scholarship application deadline
January 1-April 1
Rolling admission cycle
February 1
Rolling admission cycle
July 1
Transfer student deadline (fall)
DATES TO REMEMBER

"The value of an education in a liberal arts college is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks."
—Albert Einstein

So, are you ready to start
preparing for the rest of your life?
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Georgia College • 231 W. Hancock St. • Milledgeville, GA 31061 • 1-800-342-0471 ; 478-445-1283