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Oglethorpe University issues letter of support for DACA

Oglethorpe University President Nick Ladany has issued a public comment in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), published Sept. 28, 2021. DACA is a federal immigration policy to allow undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as minors to legally remain in the country […]

Oglethorpe ranks among best colleges in Georgia, top liberal arts school has once again named Oglethorpe University among its top 10 Best Colleges In Georgia. The research annually identifies the 40 top schools in the state based on the quality of education, cost, potential future earnings, reputation, and flexibility. All accredited higher education institutions—from small, private colleges to the largest state universities—were reviewed. Oglethorpe University […]

Supporting service members and veterans at Oglethorpe

As a yellow ribbon school, Oglethorpe University is proud to support service members and veterans through tuition discounts. The Yellow Ribbon Program helps pay for some out-of-state, private school, or graduate school tuition that the Post-9/11 GI Bill doesn’t cover. Prospective students can find out if they are eligible for the program and view participating […]

A guide to understanding college terminology

During the college research and application processes, students and parents are often stumped by new terminology — and Google searches quickly become second nature. The world of academia is saturated with jargon that can seem like foreign language. For example, an admission counselor might say, “Please submit your transcript listing your unweighted GPA. And don’t […]

How to maximize your college visit experience

Visiting a college campus is more than just taking a stroll across the quad. The one-to-two-hour first impression of a college campus influences one of the biggest decisions of your life. College is not only a time to expand your knowledge, it’s a chance to experience and explore a new environment. No matter how much […]

Oglethorpe dual enrollment gives incoming students a head start

When Maria Coles ’25 entered her senior year in fall 2020 at Riverwood International Charter School, not far from Oglethorpe’s campus, the university was on her college search list. She decided that taking some classes as a dual enrollment student would help her get ahead academically—and help her decide whether to apply for admission at […]

Parenting through your child’s college search

One of the strongest predictors of a college student’s success is parental support and involvement. So just by asking the question “How can I support my college-bound child?,” you’re already helping to get them on the right track! The more complicated question is: How do I help my child in their journey to college AND […]

A new Petrel’s guide to Atlanta

So you’ve arrived on campus for your first semester — now what? Here’s a list of some fun spots to get you started in your exploration of Brookhaven and beyond — all just a short drive from campus! Let’s all go to the lobby! AMC North DeKalb Mall 16: This is the perfect theatre to […]