Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 4932 Location. Doyou want to stay close to home? Or are you ready to live in a different part of the country? Or even another country?What kind of weather do you prefer? Sunshine year round? Or four distinct seasons? Setting. Do you want a campus in the heart of a city? Or is a small town more your speed? Some campuses are spread out and some are all in one place. Size. Do you thrive on being a part of a large group and some level of anonymity? Or do you prefer the more one-on-one attention that comes from a smaller class? Know your comfort level and determine if a college with small, medium or large enrollment is right foryou. Type. Sometimes your career goals can help you determine the type of school to attend. Are you on track to becoming a scientist? A research-focused institution should be a consideration. If you already know the specialty area you want to go into, search for schools with those programs. If you want a broader education because you aren’t quite sure what you want to do, look for a liberal arts institution. Some other considerations: - Coed or same sex - Public or private - Religious affiliation - Cultural affiliation - Evening programs for working or returning students Cost and financial aid. Of course, one of the biggest factors for most students and their families comes down to how much it costs to attend. But don’t let that scare you. There are lots of ways to cut the costs. - Keep your grades up to increase your eligibility for merit-based aid. - Search for scholarships. - Complete the FAFSA. Other ways to help narrow your search include attending college fairs like PROBE, on-site campus visits, virtual campus visits, talking with current students and alumni, and follow- ing the schools social media. GAfutures College Search Just like you are unique, so are colleges. No two are exactly alike. And finding the one that fits your education and career goals, as well as your personality, takes some time. You can find the best college for you on GAfutures.org. Search by location, size, type and more to help you nar- row down your top choices. You can also search by the schools in Georgia specifically eligible for GSFC-administered financial aid programs. You Could Win an iPad! Your opinion is important to us and we want to know what you think about Georgia’s College Connector. What was the best part? Should there be more information about a certain topic? Do you think it is a good resource to help prepare for college? Simply visit https://gsfc.georgia.gov/college-connector, give us your feedback and you’re automatically entered to win an iPad.