MACAC 2020 

Founded in 2015, the Metro Atlanta College Access Conference connects incredible public high school students, representative of Greater Atlanta, with supportive postsecondary options. During the workshops, students and parents learn the ins and outs of college admissions and financial aid before visitng the virtual college fair to explore specific colleges and chat with admission representatives.

Students and families will:

  • Participate in workshops on various college access topics
  • Uncover new college options through a robust search tool
  • Experience virtual campus tours 
  • Watch videos and download materials helpful in the decision process
  • Chat live with college representatives
  • Schedule meetings and interviews with admissions representatives 

Sessions

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Welcome and Conference Tips6:00 PM - 6:15 PM
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Navigating Admissions at Community & Technical Colleges6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Navigating Admissions at In-State 4-Year Public Colleges & Universities6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Navigating Admissions at Highly Selective Colleges & Universities6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Branding Yourself for College7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Being the First7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
The Personal Statement7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Parent Panel7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
The Admissions Game7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Scholarships7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
The Perfect Fit7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

7:45 PM - 9:00 PM

Live College Fair - Explore colleges and chat with college representatives                                                                              7:45 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Speakers

Southeast Regional Director of Admissions
Lafayette College
Program Manager, Postsecondary Access
College AIM
Program Manager for Postsecondary Success
College AIM
Assistant Director for Community Engagement
University of Georgia
Founder
College Essay Guy
Executive Director of Recruitment & Admissions
Clayton State University
Partner Relations Specialist
College Greenlight powered by Cappex
Founder/Executive Director
The Scholarship Academy
Sr. Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Emory University
Postsecondary Transition Specialist
DeKalb County School District
Assistant Director of Admissions
Trinity College
Assistant Director-Student Outreach
Skidmore College
Admissions Counselor III
Georgia State University
Executive Director
College AIM
Enrollment Counselor
Atlanta Technical College

Participating Institutions