Starting with the purchase of single building in 1978, Savannah College of Art and Design has grown phenomenally over the past thirty years. Now,10,000 students take classes on campuses in Savannah, Atlanta, Hong Kong, and France, where SCAD owns part of a medieval village. The school’s Savannah real estate holdings are valued at nearly $120 [...]
Georgia State University Law School, founded in 1982, has risen to the top in an important ranking for cash-strapped pre-law students. National Jurist magazine has named the program No. 1 “best value” among the nation’s law schools. GSU’s offering was ranked No. 4 last year.
The Top Twenty list, dominated by public schools, [...]
From the take-with-a-grain-of-salt department . . .
A news release from one of the schools listed below led me to dig through The Princeton Review’s new 2011 Best 373 Colleges. While the Review doesn’t assign overall rankings, it does give a school numerical grades based on, among other things, academic criteria and [...]
Georgia State University’s campus newspaper takes a look at the state budget crisis’s effect on on students: overflowing classes, messed-up schedules, poor student-teacher communication, and delays in graduation. From The Signal:
”I have a friend who has to be here an entire year beyond what he wanted to because of one [...]
Collegedata.com has compiled expert advice for students and parents on avoiding miscommunication during the college application, including this from Spelman College’s Vice President for Enrollment Management, Arlene Cash:
The issue of affordability leads to the most difficulties between students and parents. Parents often don’t want to burden their children with the financial challenges of college [...]
An article by Morris Newspapers’ Atlanta Bureau chief takes a critical look behind University of Georgia President Michael Adams’s efforts to establish a full-fledged engineering program at Athens.
Last spring, Martin Lawrence’s film crew came to Agnes Scott Colleg’s picture-perfect campus to film Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. Now, the iconic Betty White is in Decatur, filming The Lost Valentine, a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie also starring Jennifer Love-Hewitt.
Valentine won’t tie up the campus for several weeks like [...]
Albany State University reports that Soil to Sun, the school’s first and only sculpture, has been chosen in an online voting competition hosted by hbcudigest.com as one of the seven most iconic and historic emblems of Historically Black College and University culture.
The sculpure, designed by retired ASU Professor [...]
Here’s a quick checklist for seniors who plan to attend college from Coastalcourier.com:
• Review graduation requirements with a counselor.
• Take the SAT, ACT, ASSET and/or Compass, depending on what colleges require.
• Mark your calendar with important test dates and application deadlines. Follow up with all applications.
• Ask your [...]
Thanks to its strong business and journalism schools, the University of Georgia is on the short list of quality state schools for those of us who don’t have $200,000 lying around to pay for Princeton. Of course, the folks at UGA’s Honors Program believe that their students–with an average SAT of 1471 and GPA of 4.06–match [...]