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Freshman Short Answers

Georgia College requires two short answers as a component of the application portfolio. Freshman applicants must provide a response to the mandatory questions provided below.  Details

  • The short answer responses shall be at least 200 but not more than 300 words in length.

  • The short answer responses shall be printed in a 10- or 12-point font and double-spaced.

  • For matching purposes, the short answers shall include the applicant's full name, address, and telephone number (if submitted separate from the application).

  • The short answer responses may be mailed to Campus Box 23, Milledgeville, GA, or e-mailed as a Microsoft Word attachment to admissions@gcsu.edu.


Freshman Short Answer Questions

1) As part of our mission to provide students with a liberal arts education, Georgia College & State University strives to create an atmosphere that instills in students exceptional qualities of mind and character including respect for human diversity and individuality. Viewing diversity as the characteristic of being different from those around you, please tell us how you feel you can contribute to the overall student body of Georgia College. You are encouraged to think past traditional conceptions of diversity such as race and gender. Including examples and situations that have molded you into the person you currently are is encouraged.

2) Georgia College is dedicated to extending learning beyond the classroom to foster critical thinking skills and help students develop the tools necessary to not only consume knowledge, but also produce knowledge. Our faculty create a rigorous and challenging classroom experience, and prepare students to combine that experience with real-world applications. With this educational style in mind, please describe the most important goal you have established for yourself regarding your future undergraduate experience and explain how a Georgia College education fits into accomplishing this goal.

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