Here’s why you should apply before Feb. 1 equal consideration date

There’s still time to apply for college before the Feb. 1 equal consideration date, especially if you are considering one of Georgian College’s highly competitive programs.
Did you miss Georgian’s Virtual Open House? Join a Get to Know Georgian online session and apply for free.

Georgian received more than 500 applications at its Virtual Open House on Saturday from 309 unique applicants, who applied for free, thanks to the college covering the $125 Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) fee. Of these applications, 68 per cent of them applied to only Georgian programs.

“We continue to see a strong interest in applying to and attending Georgian College through events like this,” said Kristy Linklater, Associate Director, Marketing and Recruitment, adding more than 2,500 guests attended Virtual Open House.

“This speaks to how highly desired Georgian is due to its solid reputation in academic quality, commitment to hands-on learning, innovative learning spaces, and creation of a community where everyone feels that they belong. It’s why Georgian continues to offer more than an education – it’s a full experience.”

Apply before Feb. 1 to receive equal consideration

For anyone considering applying, this week is the perfect time because you will receive equal consideration for admission to programs starting the following fall. After Feb. 1, Ontario colleges consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until programs are full.

As well, anyone applying to a highly competitive program must submit their application before Feb. 1 in order to be considered.

Join an upcoming Get to Know Georgian online session

Need more time to consider your options? We’ve got you covered. There are plenty of opportunities to learn more about Georgian and apply for free, including two Get to Know Georgian online information sessions coming up Feb. 6 and March 12.

Whether you’re thinking about attending Georgian or you are a parent or supporter of a future student, these events are for you to:

  • explore postsecondary options,
  • learn how to get started and find your program,
  • have your questions answered,
  • get help with your college application, and
  • apply for free!

Anyone is also welcome to schedule a phone call or email Georgian’s friendly and knowledgeable student recruitment team to learn more about programs, student services, how to apply, and more.

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