Registration Info for Fall 2019 | Phase II

Dear Student, I am in the office, but due to the large volume of students coming in for advisement at this time, I am not able to answer email quickly. If you have a registration question, please read the info below. If your question is not answered below, I will respond as soon as possible. Please note that I will only be addressing registration issues until August 23 and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as major changes, BEGINNING August 26. NO CHANGE…

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Pre-law and Pre-teaching Advising Updates | Fall 2019

  Pre-law Advising Update (Fall 2019) Going forward, I will be using GradesFirst to schedule appointments for pre-law advising.  In order to access GradesFirst and make an appointment for pre-law advisement, advisement for the Law, Science, and Technology Minor, or advisement for the Pre-Law Certificate, please follow the instructions below. Go to: https://gatech.gradesfirst.com Choose “Get Advising” Select “Pre-Law/Law, Science and Technology” as your reason for an appointment in the first drop down box Follow the prompts to get to my available appointments Please note that at this time, my availability…

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Changes Regarding Pre-Graduate, Pre-Law and Fellowships Advising

Changes in Pre-Graduate and Pre-Professional Advising (PGPP) As of July 1, 2019, the following changes will occur in PGPP in pre-graduate, pre-teaching, and prestigious fellowships. Pre-health does not have any changes to report at this time. Pre-Law Advising Susan Belmonte will no long serve as the GT pre-law advisor. She will remain at Georgia Tech in her role as the pre-teaching advisor and also now be the pre-graduate school advisor. Students and alumni who wish to make an appointment with Susan may still do so through GradesFirst or by emailing…

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NEW Grade Substitution Policy – Effective Summer 2019

The Academic Senate has voted to approve changes to the Grade Substitution policy.  Note that now all Tech students (those who matriculated as first-time first-years as well as transfer students) will be able to use Grade Substitution, and that it is not limited to courses taken in the first two academic terms of enrollment (so we will no longer use the phrase “freshman forgiveness”).  The policy is not retroactive.  Students—all students—who take courses in Summer 2019 and onward and who earn grades of D or F may repeat them and…

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Public Policy Programs!

Law, Science, and Technology Program: the Pre-Law program for students at Georgia Tech interested in law school or interested more generally in law – also an academic and programming hub for the exploration of issues at the intersection of law, science, and technology.  Public Policy offers both a Law, Science, and Technology Minor, and a Pre-Law Certificate for undergraduates.  They provide support to Georgia Tech’s nationally ranked Mock Trial Team, as well as advice to students interested in pursuing the minor or certificate, pursuing law school, or otherwise interested in law. …

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Summer with International Affairs — in ATLANTA!

Summer 2019 – International Affairs Courses in Atlanta INTA 1050 – The World Today (ss) INTA 1200 – American Government (ss, c/h) INTA 2100 – Great Power Relations (ss, minor) INTA 3110 – US Foreign Policy (ss, minor) Earn Social Science (ss), Constitution/History (c/h) or International Affairs Minor credit. Classes are not restricted and are available in early short, late short, and full summer session. Click the links above for course descriptions, CRNs, and dates/times.    

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April 2019 Wellness and Stress Management

04/02/19  11AM – Assertiveness Skills for Effective Communication This workshop teaches skills for communicating thoughts, feelings, and preferences successfully to others, while avoiding the extremes of aggressive or passive communication. Learn various ways of being assertive as you interact with others. 04/09/19  11AM – Don’t Believe Everything You Think: Using Logic to Overcome Stress Learn how to recognize and change thought patterns that cause unnecessary stress. The skills taught in this workshop are based on the principles of cognitive therapy, which have been shown to be effective in reducing stress…

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Pre-Grad Advising Info Session, April 17

Are you interested in attending graduate school, but not sure where to start? Do you want to learn more about the graduate application process at Georgia Tech and elsewhere? Are you curious about resources for GT students who want to go to graduate school? If so, please join Pre-Graduate Advising for an upcoming information session: Pre-Grad Advising Info Session Wednesday, April 17, 5:00-6:00 Bill Moore Student Success Center, President’s Suite C   This session will feature a panel of current grad students and undergrads who have successfully applied to graduate school. …

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