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
Scholarships7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Branding Yourself for College7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
The Personal Statement7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Being the First7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
The Admissions Game7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
The Perfect Fit7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Parent Panel7:00 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

Tony Pace
Tony Pace
Lafayette College
Southeast Regional Director of Admissions
Corey Sheffield
Corey Sheffield
College AIM
Program Manager, Postsecondary Access
Jamesia Terry
Jamesia Terry
College AIM
Program Manager for Postsecondary Success
Allyson Terry
Allyson Terry
University of Georgia
Assistant Director for Community Engagement
Ethan Sawyer
Ethan Sawyer
College Essay Guy
Founder
Will Brown
Will Brown
Clayton State University
Executive Director of Recruitment & Admissions
Erika Davis
Erika Davis
College Greenlight powered by Cappex
Partner Relations Specialist
Jessica Johnson
Jessica Johnson
The Scholarship Academy
Founder/Executive Director
George Lunkin
George Lunkin
Emory University
Sr. Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Jamaar Logan
Jamaar Logan
DeKalb County School District
Postsecondary Transition Specialist

Participating Institutions