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GA College Credit Now!

College Credit Now provides opportunities for Georgia high school students to take college-level courses and earn concurrent credit toward a high school diploma and a college degree while still in high school.  Listed below are summaries for these programs.  You can also find further information from the following websites:

Dual Credit Programs

Accel/Dual Credit
Is a non-need based program offered for students that wish to take college-level (academic-only, degree-level) coursework for credit toward both high school and college graduation requirements.

 Move On When Ready
…provides an eligible 11th or 12th grade student to take ALL of his or her courses through an eligible postsecondary institution. Students receive secondary and college credit for completing graduation and high school diploma requirements.

Residential Programs
…are offered for gifted, talented, and motivated students through the University System of Georgia at two institutions:
The Advanced Academy of Georgia on the campus of the University of West Georgia
The Georgia Academy of Mathematics, Engineering and Science at Middle Georgia College
Advanced Academy of Georgia
Georgia Academy of Aviation, Mathematics, Engineering, and Science

FAFSA Information Session

There will be a  FASFA Presentation given by Maggie Lunsford from GA College 411 on March 11, 2014 at 6:30 in the commons.

Griffin High School Hosts Probe College Fair


                   The PROBE Fair is an activity sponsored by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee, Inc. It’s purpose is to disseminate information and stimulate interest in post-secondary education for the students in Georgia.

          For approximately 20 years, Griffin High School has hosted the PROBE Fair with students from Spalding County and surrounding counties in attendance.  The typical PROBE Fair consists of two hours of browsing time for students and parents.  Over sixty college and university representatives answered questions to topics such as financial aid, housing, programs of study, admission’s requirements, scholarship and campus life.  Post secondary schools present were from South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia.

          Portia Lacy, Academy of Fine Arts Counselor and PROBE Fair Coordinator,  feels that this is an opportunity for students to engage with college representatives on the GHS Campus to received information on college readiness and post secondary options.


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