College Applications

Applying to colleges through GAfutures.org

This is used for many colleges in the state of Georgia.
1. Go to GAfutures.org and click Sign In to log in to your account.
2. Once you are logged in, double check that all of the information on the profile tab is correct and up to date.
3. Find the tab that says “College Planning” at the top.
4. Scroll down and find the 4th box that says “College Applications”
5. Find the college you want to apply to from the list and click the link that says “Apply”
6. Follow the instructions on the application and submit any additional documents required and the application fee* (if applicable).

* If you took the SAT using a fee wavier, you also qualify for College Application Fee waivers. Scroll to the bottom to find out more.

 

Applying to a Technical College

This is used for many colleges in the state of Georgia.
1. Go to https://tcsg.edu and click on Apply Now.
2. Find the college you want to apply to from the list and click the link that says “Apply”
3. Follow the instructions on the application and submit any additional documents required and the application fee* (if applicable).

 

Applying to a college not on GA Futures

Some Georgia colleges and those out of state, have their own applications. They may want you to apply through their websites or another platforms such as Common App. To find out how to apply to a specific college, you should visit that college’s website.

 

1. Look at the homepage of the website for a tab that says “Admissions” or “Undergraduate Admissions”

2. Follow the instructions listed on the website for how to complete their application, and how to pay any application fees.

 

Sending SAT/ACT Scores

If a college requires you to submit official SAT or ACT scores, you must send those through your College Board account and/or your ACT Web Account. There is usually a fee to send scores unless you qualify for a fee waiver.  
SAT Website ACT Website

 

Sending Transcripts

 How to send your transcript to a college in the State of Georgia:

You will send your transcript through GAfutures.org.
1. Once you are logged in, find the tab on the left side of the page that says “My High School Transcript”
2. Fill out that form, make sure all of your information is correct, and click submit.
3. If you get an error message check  your date of
birth, social security number and other information in your profile. 

How to send your transcript to an out of state college:

If you are applying to a college Out of State, you will need to fill out a transcript request form.  Once you complete the form your transcript will be mailed or emailed to the out of state college.  Click here for the form.  

If you have taken a Dual Enrollment class during your time in high school, you also have to send your transcript from that college.

Here are links to the local colleges you may have taken dual enrollment classes with.

Southeastern Technical College East Georgia State College

*Please note that there is usually a fee associated with sending these transcripts.

 

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