Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA, USA

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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
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Mykhail from Urbana, IL

a current student here
33 people found this review useful
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Am learning a lot
Georgia Tech offers so many majors and degrees. Many of the professors are merited with the highest level of prestige and are more than capable of teaching you!
Am enjoying being here
The academic side to Georgia Tech is very challenging however the rest of the college life is very enjoyable. The Greek, community, sports, and overall student experience is very appealing and a lot of fun.
Bang for the buck
Georgia Tech is constantly a top 10 National Public University and all of its engineering programs are in the top 10 as well in the country. Georgia Tech will give you a degree that rivals if not surpasses that of an Ivy League school. Also, there are many perks to being a student such as the software and technology that you are entitled to.
Tips for prospective students
I recommend that you take both the ACT and the SAT. Although it's not required to take both, it makes you stand out among the crowd. Also, the more community service and volunteer experience you have, the better your chances of being accepted.

Make sure to apply as early as possible. This is the case with all colleges and universities but I can not stress this enough. Georgia Tech receives more applicants that it can handle each year so the review process is lengthy. Apply before the early deadline to guarantee a possible acceptance. Sometimes students that apply for the regular deadline don't get accepted due to the fact that too many have already been admitted. Make sure to apply via paper application as well. Online applications are less personal and can easily be overlooked.

For those that have been accepted and are about to begin their first year, come prepared. Georgia Tech is not like high school and classes will be challenging no matter what it is. Come in with a ready attitude. You must take all classes seriously, even those that may seem less difficult.
Great for these types of students
Georgia Tech is great for students that take their academics seriously and pride themselves on their effort. If you are someone that likes the big city life-style with a great athletic environment and hundreds of extra curricular activities than Georgia Tech is the school for you.
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Joel

a current student here
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In three sentences
Spectacular campus with a great balance of innovative architecture and green spaces. Great opportunities and activities every week for students. Classes are challenging enough to make you want to overcome obstacles, rather than make you want to give up.
Tips for prospective students
Start strong. Take advantage of every opportunity you can, and try to do well on classes since the beginning of the semester, as it can be difficult to improve the grade later on.
Academic Rigor
Georgia Tech provides a humbling experience academically as even if you were of the top of your high school class, that is the norm here. You will be surrounded by equally intelligent minds, so academic demand from teachers will be reflected by the quality of their students. Therefore, you will have to study. However, don't see this as something negative. You can learn many things from the other great students, and surely they will learn much from you.
Dorm Life
I was very lucky to be in Montag, one of the newest dorms with bigger rooms. It is close to the Recreation Center and a dining hall. It is located in West Campus. From personal experience, West Campus tends to be more chill, while East Campus is the home to Frat Row and the epicenter of parties. You should choose accordingly to what you believe will benefit you the most in the long run.
Food and Dining
While some may tell you that the Woody's dining hall will be the death of you, I've learned that this is not the case. The food is good, and they have very convenient working hours (until 2am usually). Imagine finishing an assignment at 1am and finding yourself in the need for some comfort food. You can just go to the dining halls and get some midnight breakfast.

You should explore dining plans, and the special dining dollars they offer which are exempt from taxes.
What to do for fun
There are as many clubs as you can imagine. You can go to the fitness center. Play soccer in the many green areas. Take a hammock and chill. Screw around with your friends. Also, campus is right next to Atlanta, so you can visit downtown and all it has to offer (Georgia Aquarium, World of Coke, etc.)
Bang for the buck
The bang for the buck is exceptional. Sincerely, when I came to GT I wasn't 100% sure that I'd made the right decision, but after spending some days here and taking some classes I realized I made the right choice.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
Football games are intense, and many traditions surround them.
Also, look for George P. Burdell. Humor me.
Great for these types of students
Smart, innovative students. Minds of the future.
Clubs and Activities
If you don't find what you want, you can basically make the club yourself.
Greek Life
I'm not involved in Greek Life, but from what I've heard from friends it's pretty good. They have 40 frats and 20 sororities.
Campus Safety
GTPD will be constantly monitoring campus, being alert for any potential threats. Personally, they are a more capable force than Atlanta PD. At the same time, they will be lenient with you if you commit certain faults. They only want what's best for you. Do not make the same assumption with Atlanta PD. Also, they have emergency call phones all around campus.
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Thomas from Rex, GA

a current student here
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In three sentences
Overall, it's great school. Graduating from here will give you a reputation before you even enter the workplace, but the academic rigor you go through to get that degree is the reason why.
Tips for prospective students
There's always more work to do. Downtime is a must, but every hour you need to make sure you've accomplished something semi-productive. If you don't have an answer, you're doing something wrong.
Have a strong base of friends who want to see you succeed. NOBODY escapes Tech without having a strong support group and get to know your professors. Sure you'll see them as people who just want to make your life miserable, but in reality, they just want to see you succeed.
Academic Rigor
There's a reason Georgia Tech has the reputation that it does. Employers know that Tech students can handle nearly anything and that's because of the insanity they went through as students. The work can easily swamp if you're not careful so stay on top of your assignments.
Dorm Life
The dorms aren't necessarily anything special. A lot of people are pretty easy to get along with but keep in mind GT is a pretty nerdy school, so you already know what you're getting into.
Food and Dining
The food is pretty good, no real complaints. There are three dining halls on campus none of which are bad but there's easily a hierarchy in the three.
What to do for fun
There's plenty to do for fun. The recreation center is great, 6 basketball courts a recreational pool area, a lap pool and an entire floor of world class gym equipment. Plus, GT is right in the middle of Atlanta, so you're never more than a train or bus ride from any major events in the city.
Bang for the buck
In some recent magazine article, GT was rated number one in regards to value in regards to tuition costs.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
There are plenty of quirky traditions on campus including the Freshman Cake Race where the freshmen who enter all wake up around 6 AM to run a mile where everyone receives a cupcake for participation, and even the Mini 500 which is actually like a tricycle grand prix.
Great for these types of students
It's Nerd Heaven, but it's a great place for pretty much anyone. The only people that don't fit in are those who aren't willing to work. They'll be eliminated in due time.
Clubs and Activities
There's plenty of clubs and activities for students. If you haven't found a club or activity that suits you, you just weren't looking hard enough. There's something for everybody.
Greek Life
The Greek Life on campus is huge. Though I'm not a direct part of it, I have participated in a few of the events offered by the frats and sororities on campus.
Campus Safety
There's never really too much to worry about on campus. The GTPD does a pretty good job at keeping everything in order, but just like anywhere else, it's your own job to be smart about your belongings and surroundings.
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Dixita from Parsippany, NJ

a current student here
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Am learning a lot
Georgia Tech is a very competitive campus, as expected from a college that is ranked among the top engineering schools in the U.S. However, there is always help available, such as tutoring and extra review sessions.
As for the instructors, professors are easy to get into touch whether in person (during office hours) or through e-mail. The Teaching Assistants who teach recitation (which are similar to review sessions) every week are definitely helpful because they explain difficult concepts thoroughly.
Compared to other schools, Georgia Tech has a rigorous academic program and teaches you how to manage your time and study the material in different ways to gain the most from it. The students at this campus also show a serious attitude towards studying, which is always a plus point when forming study groups. Overall, Georgia Tech is academically tough, but not impossible if one is willing to make the extra effort.
Am enjoying being here
Located outside of Atlanta, Georgia Tech has some great places to visit such as the World of Coke, Atlantic Station, Centennial Park, Little Five Points, etc. You can definitely find something to do with friends if you look in the right places. Although, since the campus is fairly small, it is hard to find something fun to do if you are unwilling to go outside of campus. The Student Center has a small bowling alley, pool tables, and other forms of entertainment, but it's usually more fun to explore other places outside of campus.
Make sure not to stress too much about studying and doing homework because I know some students tend to do that. Leave some time to do something fun over the weekend or a couple days of the week. It really helps release steam. Other times, you can have dinner or lunch with friends. We usually like going to Tech Square since there are some good places to eat there.
Also, if I need to buy anything, it's always easy to do since there is a Publix close by campus. There is also a Target and Publix at Atlantic Station and there is a grocery shuttle on the weekend which can take you there.
Finally, I also like being at Georgia Tech because there are usually various events being held around campus. There are parties, concerts, races, contests, and other fun things to do. And the football games are fun because the Georgia Tech football team has been doing well recently and there is a lot of school spirit here.
Bang for the buck
Being an out-of-state student, Georgia Tech is a bit more expensive for me than for a Georgia resident. However, the money is definitely worth it because of the quality of its academic program and the various opportunities offered, such as the international plan or co-op plan. Georgia Tech is also generous concerning financial aid because of the various scholarships and loans it offers (directly and indirectly).
Tips for prospective students
1] Please learn to manage your time. There is time to study, have fun, and just relax. Make sure to not stress yourself out too much!
2] Make sure to be involved in clubs in high school because it helps build teamwork skills needed in college. It is also good to have some leadership positions. Being active in high school tells a college that you are most likely to be an active student in college as well.
3] Study for the SATs and ACTs. It is not necessary to take both, but I did to enforce my application. AP exams are also great opportunities for college credit and also show higher academic achievement.
4] Be positive! Be excited! Be motivated!
Great for these types of students
Georgia Tech is a great place for people who work hard and prioritize their activities. These students are serious towards their studies, but also like to be involved in clubs or sports. Also, students who are looking for a life in the city or near a city will enjoy being near Atlanta.
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Aimey

a current student here
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Am learning a lot
What I've noticed about Tech is that the students here are genuinely interested in learning and that the professors genuinely enjoy what they teach. If I want to meet with a professor to further investigate a topic or to merely ask a simple question, they do whatever they can to meet with me in their busy schedules or to respond to any questions I ask in emails as soon as they possibly can. There are also Teaching Assistants (TA's) for almost every course. It depends on the TA, but I've found that most tend to be helpful and are usually more readily available and respond quicker if I have a question or are confused about something. Because of its rigorous academics, Georgia Tech also provides many opportunities for students to learn outside of the classroom, such as tutoring programs, and the professors even hold review sessions concerning the current week's new material.

Outside the academic arena, I've also learned a lot from the people around me, may it be my friends or just strangers I hold short conversations with on the bus. I pick up tips about practically EVERYTHING, from tips on places I should definitely eat at, tips on how to study for a class, and tips on how to get the most out of my money. The people around you serve as some of the greatest life lessons you can ever know, and they can even help you with your studies!
Am enjoying being here
Tech has an intense balance between academics and having a good time. Some people criticize it, claiming it’s too much work and no play. However, that opinion depends on each person and how he or she made of his or her time at the school. There’s a saying Tech students like to respond back with, and it’s that Tech students may study hard, but they also know how to play hard, too.

There are an endless number of options of what else I can do to fill the day, day or night, no matter what day of the week. There’s Tech Rec, which has the school’s own air hockey, pool tables, and even bowling alley, and Atlantic Station, which is about 15 minutes off campus with its multitude of stores, restaurants, and movie theater. I attended high school in a small rural town, so it's a new, yet welcoming aspect to be able to have so many different kinds of people and different cultures so readily accessible to experience for myself for once. Different ethnic clubs host dances, parties, festivals, and cook outs where you can eat food from different parts of the world and learn new dances to different kinds of music. You don’t necessarily have to go out to have a good time, either. I’ve met so many great people with so many different experiences and perspectives. Sometimes I have a blast with my friends just sitting around talking, having a ‘Friends’ marathon, and passing around a bowl of popcorn.
Bang for the buck
Students from all over the world come to Tech, and for many, Tech is their dream school. Knowing this, it made me appreciate how lucky I was to be able to attend such a highly revered school without having to board a plane. As a senior in high school, my list of prospective colleges and universities consisted of nothing but private schools, even those of the Ivy League. I was super iffy about even the thought of attending a public school because I thought private schools were better. Never did I even think I would be attending to Georgia Tech. But looking back on my first semester here, I don’t regret attending here and I wouldn’t go back. It really depends on each person, because for some, Tech genuinely may not be where they fit in the best or feel most at home. However, what I CAN say is to give this school a chance. As hard as it may be, don’t be discouraged by what others say. As an in-state student, I don’t have to pay as much as out-of-state students and even foreigner students do, but even they will tell you that it’s worth the money. Tech may not exactly be a student’s dream party school; however, the money you pay will be worth spent because you’ll be paying for a school that will do its best to offer you ways to help you to succeed. It’s just up to you take up on those chances.
Tips for prospective students
The next few things I’m about to say are what I believe to be important, because not only will they help those interested in or planning on attending Tech, but they may also help those who change their mind and end up elsewhere.

#1. One of the greatest struggles I had to fight was whether or not to hang out with my buddies whenever they came knocking at my door. Think about it this way: if you wasted a bunch of time procrastinating, then you have to sacrifice your “fun” time with studying. Which brings me to my next point.

#2. Don’t fall to temptation. Despite how much you love your friends, don’t listen to them no matter how much they push you “take a break.” After all, you know yourself best, and it’s up to you to decide for yourself whether you need those extra hours to study or not. Remember that people learn at different paces, so just because your friend feels prepared doesn’t mean you should feel pressured to, too. Don’t feel “nerdy” just because you feel like you have to hit the books more than others.

#3. Go to class, and don’t fall behind. Short story: just go to class, because in all honesty, the two are tied together. I didn’t attend certain lectures sometimes because I felt like I didn’t learn anything while sitting there. So what’s the point, right? I might as well spend that time “wisely” by studying on my own. However, you may (and most likely) spend more time sleeping in (like I did) than you do studying like you may have planned to. In the end, you fall behind and you even start lacking the self motivation that pushes you to go to class in the first place.
Great for these types of students
Tech is a great place for students who are genuinely interested in learning and want to make something of themselves. Many of the people you meet are so determined. My first semester into college, I wasn’t completely sure if I wanted to stick with my major, and I even ended up switching. Although a lot of other freshman I met may have been unsure of themselves as well, they were still motivated in succeeding and doing something with their lives. If you have goals, then Tech will help you get there. And while your goals here may slowly end up changing, you’ll find ways at Tech that will still support those newfound dreams.

Georgia Tech is known primarily for its intense focus on the mathematics and sciences. However, I feel one of the greatest programs Tech has to offer is the International Program (IP), a study abroad program. In fact, I know a multitude of students who enrolled in Tech merely because of this program. Personally, I’m in favor of any study abroad program. After all, who has ever come back from studying abroad and said they ever hated it? I feel the IP is specifically great because it’s capable of suiting to any student with any major and any interests. So if you’re interested in a great study abroad program, then Tech is for you!

If you’ve studied properly as a high school student, then you’ll do fine at Tech as long as you don’t lose that mindset and study even harder. The majority of the students at Tech are studious and care immensely about their grades, making the school even more competitive once you enroll. However, if you’re looking for a school that will broaden your mind, not just academically but also socially, then Tech is for you!
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Bhavik from St Augustine, FL

a current student here
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In three sentences
one of the top engineering schools in the nation. Great CO-OP and Internship program.
Tips for prospective students
if you are an in-state student, gt places maximums on how many students can be accepted from your high school per year. get your foot in the door somehow- distance calculus, dual enrollment, an internship, etc. a visit will not cut it because so many people are doing the same thing. GT loves diversity. make yourself an outlier somehow: start a business, be in an underrepresented group, be from a state or country that sends few students to tech, have ivy-caliber stats, or write about something ridiculous about yourself in your application.
Academic Rigor
the classes at tech are very difficult- but there's a reason for that. students get snapped up by the big corporations that are moving into Atlanta before graduation. these companies are seeking employees that are prepared and intelligent- and after four or so years you will be. these classes will push you- just make sure to study.
Dorm Life
These are small dorms, but it's worth it to live on campus.Dorm life is comfortable and an overall pleasant experience. It depends on who your roommate is, but I made a great group of friends just based on where I lived.
Food and Dining
Not the best, not the worst food
What to do for fun
I love Georgia Tech's location because you are so close to Midtown and then Downtown. I love attending concerts, so there are several venues close to campus. I also love the atmosphere of Midtown's shopping and dining. Downtown also has several attractions, including Zoo Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, and Philips Arena.
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George P. Burdell from Atlanta, GA

a current student here
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In three sentences
It is a school where you will constantly ask yourself why you are here. However, it is also the only school where you could ver see yourself being at.
Tips for prospective students
Stay open minded and don't give up. Tech can and will literally drain you of everything you have.
Academic Rigor
Tech is HARD. Do not come to this school expecting to fly through every class. It my seem at first that things are easier for certain people, but there will always be a class to trip them up. The reason that Tech is so difficult is that they want to prepare for every type of situation. Tech cannot teach how to be an engineer, that comes from work experience. However they can teach you how to think like an engineer. Classes stretch your mind to not think of one or two ways to solve a problem, but 15 or 20 ways. Just know five years is the norm for the average tech grad, not 4. I
Dorm Life
Dorm life is ok at Tech. They introduced a program called Freshman Experience in all the traditional freshman dorms. There are great activities that they provide,but its up to you to want to go. Since most freshman live in a traditional dorm it is a 7 foo x15 foot dorm room you share or you may get a quad with three other roommate. The side of campus you are on is also important for they type of atmosphere yu want. On east campus, it is the more livelier side due to the greek houses and many freshman activities being on that side. West campus is much more quiet and a great place if you like to study peacefully in your room.
Food and Dining
Just to let you know woodies is the only dining hall they have on west. It is the oldest of the three Tech has, But they recently just added a popular wing place called wingzone on West. Plus there are a couple of restaurants in a short walking distance like five guys or firehouse subs.

On East you have Britain and North Ave, the newest dining hall. The food is okay to eat. If you are not in the mood for dining hall food ,you can easily head up to Tech Square for some Tin Drums
What to do for fun
Atlanta has to many things for me to list, but just know we are in Atlanta.
Shopping: Lenox, Phippes Plaza, Other malls
Art: Little Five Point ( don't go at night),High Museum of Art, the Fox
Dancing: OPERA, and other night clubs
Eating: The Vortex, The Varsity, Cute little eateries in Midtown
Parks: Centennial, Piedmont

These are just a minute few on a gigantic list. Many of these are just a walking distance from Tech. Have fun and explore safely
Bang for the buck
Just know five years is the norm for the average tech grad, not 4. If you want to leave Tech with a degree AND a job , take all the opportunities they have readily available to you. Tech offers some of the best co-op and internship positions with great companies like Boeing, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and many more. Who would not want to come to the number one public school in the nation, with some of the top engineering programs. Plus Tech tries to help Out of State students. If they do a study abroad program, than they can receive in-state tuition, which could be the difference of 20,000 dollars per year! If you want to pay for what you get, come to Tech.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
The Freshman Cake Race
George P. Burdell
Great for these types of students
Tech is great for students who:
- Work hard,
-Study smart
-Stay positive
-Have a drive
-Willing to overcome failure
-Are willing to be open to other people and cultures- we have a lot of international students
Clubs and Activities
There are so many clubs and organizations. Several are centered for incoming freshman under the big umbrella of FLOs ( Freshman Leadership Organizations). We have various clubs from sports clubs ( soccer, crew, volleyball), to musical clubs, to cultural clubs. There is something for everyone, and you can even start your own.
Greek Life
Greek life is okay. The ratio plays a role to the number of frats to sororities. Just know if your a guy and you want to go into a frat, you need to know a brother or they won't let you in.
Campus Safety
We are in Atlanta. At the end of the day, the only person who cares and watches over you is you. Do not put yourself in dangerous situations, and be smart about the areas and people you hang out with. GTPD tries, but they are not all that great, so really watch out for yourself, and don't always depends on them.
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Chris from Northfield, NJ

a current student here
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Am learning a lot
Georgia Tech will strain your learning abilities. It is a very competitive school, but also provides you with a great education.
Am enjoying being here
High academics means a lot of studying, however there are hundreds of student run organizations that make sure you don't spend every single minute of the day stuck in your room studying. You must get out and see the world, don't just stay inside and study. The trick is really learning to balance academics and fun times. If you are able to do this, you'll have a great time at Tech.
Bang for the buck
It's definitely worth the money to come here. You are getting a great education from a well known public institution. The opportunities for research and career advancement are unmatched against any other public institution for engineering.
Tips for prospective students
If you decide to come here, be prepared to work hard. At some times I thought I couldn't possibly study anymore, yet at the same time realized that I had to. On the flip side, be prepared to have a lot of fun times as well. There are many Tech traditions that make this school unique and a great place to go to school. Also, get out once and a while. Make friends and generally be open to other ideas, traditions, and especially people. GO JACKETS!!!!!
Great for these types of students
Studious students who also know how to have fun will really enjoy this campus the most. The campus is also right in the middle of Atlanta, GA, so coming to a big city should a desire by anyone who applies here.
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Alexandra from Woodstock, GA

a current student here
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In three sentences
If you are someone who is dedicated, motivated, and passionate about learning, then Georgia Tech is the school for you. Although this school expects hard work and determination in all subject areas, all that you have learned will benefit the next phase of your studies. And once you finish a class, the feeling of achievement and satisfaction is so strong, and you feel so proud of yourself.
Tips for prospective students
Pursue a major that you feel passionate about - keep an open mind career-wise and don't crowd out other possibilities of study. Know your limits when it comes to taking a specific class load - take a manageable amount of classes your first semester to help keep your GPA high.
Academic Rigor
The academic rigor at Tech honestly depends on personal preference of favorite classes and then the schedule of classes that you take. Everyone learns differently and favors one subject over another, so it is hard to say what class may be more rigorous than another.
Dorm Life
Dorm life is comfortable and an overall pleasant experience. It depends on who your roommate is, but I made a great group of friends just based on where I lived.
Food and Dining
I preferred cooking for myself over the dining halls. I think cooking meals a few times a week was better than eating in the dining hall because some days the dining hall choices were either lacking or the food was overall okay.
What to do for fun
I love Georgia Tech's location because you are so close to Midtown and then Downtown. I love attending concerts, so there are several venues close to campus. I also love the atmosphere of Midtown's shopping and dining. Downtown also has several attractions, including Zoo Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium, Centennial Olympic Park, and Philips Arena.
Bang for the buck
Georgia Tech is always ranked very well when it comes to different magazines ranking the best colleges and universities in the US based on cost and then the overall experience of the school.
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
Tech has several traditions, chants, fight songs, and more. All are listed in the T Book, which freshmen receive at the Freshmen Convocation before fall classes begin.
Great for these types of students
People who are dedicated, motivated, passionate about different subject areas, and eager to learn and succeed, and also to take what is learned in a classroom setting and apply it to the job world
Clubs and Activities
Tech has hundreds of various clubs, organizations, Greek life opportunities, and more. And you can also create new clubs of your own.
Greek Life
Georgia Tech has a strong Greek life presence on campus. Rush is an exciting time for all and the overall sense of Greek life provides friendship and support.
Campus Safety
Georgia Tech police is found throughout campus and there are several call boxes to be used for emergencies. I have never felt unsafe on campus.
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Alexandria from Hoschton, GA

a current student here
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Am learning a lot
Georgia Tech will teach you skills for both inside and outside of the classroom. No matter what your major might be, you will be challenged to do your very best and you will learn how you operate as a student. By the end of your first year at Tech, you will have learned when you study best, how to use your time wisely, how to become more involved in your community, and how much Tech has to offer you- as long as you strive and reach out for what you desire as a student and an individual.
Am enjoying being here
Overall, I am enjoying my time at Tech. There are so many things to get involved in, whether on campus or off- campus. You are surrounded by people who have the same niche for success and achievement as you do. Georgia Tech has intramural sports, different religious groups, interest clubs, community service initiatives, exercise classes and many other activities for students to get involved in.

The academics are indeed challenging, but do not get too consumed in your studies- make sure you take the time out for yourself and do some of the things you love and get involved early. Academics are very important, but so is your well being. Take breaks and hang out with your friends. Make sure that school is a part of your life and not all of your life.
Tips for prospective students
If you are interested in coming to Georgia Tech, take both the SAT and the ACT. Many people only do one or the other, but it works in students' advantage if they take both. Georgia Tech accepts both and some people might do better on one or the other.

Make sure that you take honors, gifted or Advanced Placement classes. Georgia Tech looks for students who have already challenged themselves to do above and beyond the requirement.

On the other hand, if you do take higher level courses in high school, make sure you maintain a grade point average that is close to Tech's standards. Do not let your grades slip, especially during your junior and senior years.

Georgia Tech wants to know that you are a well- rounded student. Admissions wants to know not only what you can do in the classroom, but also what you can do for the world. This school is prided on research and technology that makes the world a better place. Admissions will want to see if you are involve in sports, honor societies, interest clubs, the community, your church, or in the arts.

Last but not least, do not underestimate the power of a well- written essay. The essay is the only chance for admissions to see you as an individual. Do not take the opportunity lightly. Now that they have seen your credentials and what you have done, tell them what has driven you, why you have a desire to succeed, and why you take part in the activities you take part in. Let them know who you are as a person- not simply a piece of paper. Make sure that you stay on the topic provided and that you report to your English teacher for revising and editing.
Great for these types of students
If you are hard working, determined, and filled with a desire succeed, then Tech is the school for you. If you can handle a challenge but you are good at seeing past minor setbacks in order to achieve future goals, then Tech is the place for you. If you are analytical and like to solve problems, then Tech is definitely the place for you. If you have agreed to most of the previous statements and you love the city of Atlanta, then find yourself on Georgia Tech's campus, because it is the school for you.
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