•  Grady High School's 

    College and Career Center
    Serving the college planning needs of Grady students 
    An Overview of Financial Aid
    If you missed our program on May 6, here is a link to the Financial Aid Overview Power Point presentation about what financial aid is, where it comes from, and how to get some. For more information, a great resource is the The Financial Aid Handbook, Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford.
    Some colleges still have openings, financial aid, and housing available. Check out this list!
    Seniors 2 Juniors
    Tuesday, May 16, during lunch
    Juniors, this is also for you. Bring your lunch to the CCC and talk to the seniors who have just completed this process. Find out what they wish they had known last year at this time.
    Colleges That Change Lives
    College Fair
    Wednesday, May 24
    7:00 p.m., Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA  30303
    Colleges That Change Lives is a group of excellent, but lesser-known, colleges that offer an exceptional education. Attend this free college fair, no pre-registration required. For more details, go to www.ctcl.org/events/programs.
    The CCC's last day for the year is
    Friday, May 12 (with the exception of May 16 program)
    Achieve Atlanta Scholarship Application Due May 31
    Up to $5,000 per year for APS graduates pursuing post-secondary education.
    Don't miss out! For scholarship info and application, visit www.achieveatlanta.org
    Parents, check out this article from Forbes Magazine:  Ten Ways for Parents To Get On Top of the College Admissions Process
    Grady Scholarship Guide
    Grady Counselors have prepared a great list of scholarship opportunities. Check it out here! 
    New Tool Allows Students to Compare Degrees and Salaries at Georgia Colleges
    The AJC reports on a cool new tool from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement that allows students to compare degrees and salaries across Georgia colleges. 
    The nifty career calculator allows students to see earnings by degree type, program of study, and public postsecondary educational institution. The official name of the computer program is the Georgia Higher Learning and Earnings dashboard. Check it out here!
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    Visiting colleges?
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    Download this guide from the blog College Essay Guy.