•  Grady High School's 

    College and Career Center
    Serving the college planning needs of Grady students


    Virtual College Visits!

    We encourage students to sign up in advance, although it is not mandatory. Click here to find the form, or you use this QR code:

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    Students who register will receive an email with a Zoom link the day before the visit, however Zoom links are available to all on the CCC's calendar page--just click on the visit you want to attend. 

    Mon, Sept 14
    3:00 p.m., University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    3:00 p.m., University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
    3:30 p.m., Williams College, Williamstown, MA
    3:30 p.m., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
    Tues, Sept 15
    11:40 a.m., Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
    11:40 a.m., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    3:00 p.m., ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA
    3:00 p.m., Wesleyan College, Macon, GA (women's college)
    4:00 p.m., Emory University, Atlanta
    Wed, Sept 16
    11:40 a.m., Brown University, Providence, RI
    3:00 p.m., Yale University, New Haven, CT
    3:30 p.m., University of Arizona, Tucson
    4:00 p.m., Georgia Tech, Atlanta
    Thurs, Sept 17
    11:40 a.m., Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
    3:00 p.m., Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
    3:00 p.m., Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL
    3:30 p.m., Stetson University, DeLand, FL
    Fri, Sept 18
    11:40 a.m., Spelman College, Atlanta (women's HBCU)
    Mon, Sept 21
    11:40 a.m., George Washington University, Washington, DC
    11:40 a.m., Elon University, Elon, NC
    3:00 p.m., University of Mississippi, Oxford
    3:30 p.m., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
    Tues, Sept 22
    11:40 a.m., Atlanta Metropolitan State College
    11:40 a.m., University of Missouri, Colombia, MO
    3:00 p.m. Morehouse College, Atlanta (men's HBCU)
    3:00 p.m., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    3:30 p.m., University of Alabama, Birmingham
    Wed, Sept 23
    11:40 a.m., Berklee College of Music, Boston
    3:00 p.m., Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    3:00 p.m., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville
    3:30 p.m., Air Force ROTC--Spelman, Morhouse, Clark-Atlanta
    Thurs, Sept 24
    3:00 p.m., University of North Carolina, Asheville
    3:30 p.m., Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN (women's college)
    4:00 p.m., University of Chicago
    Fri, Sept 25
    11:40 a.m., Georgia State University
    3:00 p.m., University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    4:00 p.m., Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
    Essay Writing Downloads
    If you missed our earlier workshops, here are some helpful downloads. If you want one-on-one help, contact cccessayhelp@gmail.com. We're happy to schedule more workshops, or work with students individually.

    Downloads for the Essay Writing Workshops:


     Class of 2021 Senior Packet Available Here! Your Senior Packet contains information about college applications, including how to apply to collge, tips on getting teacher recommendations, making your college lists, testing, essay and resume tips, and scholarship information. Check it out!


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    Sign up for text alerts from the CCC to get reminders about virtual college visits, workshops, scholarship info, and more.


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    College recruiters, please schedule your virtual visit here.




    First, make sure you know what you'll have to pay at each school that admitted you. Each college that admits you should provide a financial aid award. If you didn't get one or you have questions, contact the college's financial aid office and find out how much grant, scholarship, or gift aid you're getting from that school. If you still have a gap to fill, look for scholarships before you take out a loan. Here are some resources. For more, stop by the CCC.

     Click here for a list of scholarships assembled by Grady's college advisers.

    Click here for a handout with tips for conducting a scholarship search. 






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