For Immediate Release                      Contact:   Gail Towns              or           Tara Strickland
                                                                                   732.987.2266                          732.987.2291
                                                                                    gtowns@georgian.edu         tstrickland@georgian.edu

GCU Invites High School Seniors to Freshman Instant Decision Day

Lakewood, N.J., Jan. 21, 2010—On Friday, January 29, at 10:00 a.m., high school seniors are invited to the Lake House on Georgian Court University’s Lakewood campus to have their applications reviewed, tour the campus, enjoy lunch, and meet with an admissions counselor to learn of the admissions decision—all in the same day.

One of the hardest parts of choosing a college is waiting to see if you are accepted. By attending this event, high school seniors will know if they are accepted before dinner. Included in the day is a tour of the historic campus, including classrooms and residences, and a delicious lunch in the university Dining Hall.

In the afternoon, an admissions counselor will review each student’s application personally and inform them of the admissions decision. Applications for the nursing program will be reviewed, but a final admissions decision will be made at a later date. Students need to bring their high school transcripts, SAT or ACT scores, and recommendations. Students will receive instant scholarship eligibility notifications to help them make their decision.

Registration is required, and confirmations will be given. Please register online at http://www.georgian.edu/admissions/undergrad/visit.htm. For more information, call 732.987.2760.

Additional Freshman Instant Decision Days will be held on the following dates:

  • Friday, February 19
  • Friday, March 26

All Freshman Instant Decision Days begin at 10:00 a.m. in Lake House.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at One Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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