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Counseling Newsletter April 1, 2020


Impact of COVID-19 on College Admission and Testing Online Event

Applerouth is hosting a panel discussion with admissions officers from George Washington University and Georgia Tech to discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on college admission and testing


April 21st at 8:00pm

Online event

Register online:

Enter Event code: M391816


Join our panel of experts as we discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the college search and admission process for the Classes of 2021 and beyond.


Rick Clark, Director of Undergraduate Admission at Georgia Institute of Technology; Carol Lee Conchar, Regional Director of Admissions at George Washington University; and Ginger Fay, former Senior Admissions Officer at Duke University will discuss topics such as:

  • As standardized test dates are postponed, will institutions place greater weight on grade point average (GPA) and strength of schedule? What other factors may have increased weight?

  • As high schools remain closed and learning moves online, how will students' grades from this year be perceived?

  • With campus closures limiting students' ability to visit colleges and participate in events, how can students demonstrate interest and learn which school is best for them?


Updates from Georgia State University (GSU) on Dual Enrollment

See our web site for a letter from GSU on DE -


Student Emails

Students have two Fulton County email accounts.  Please remind your students to regularly check their student email that ends in  These are the emails entered into our database system and the ones we use for group informational email or if we don’t have a student’s personal email.


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Chromebook Help

If you have any questions about technology or any Chromebook issues, please start here : The Remote Learning Hotline phone number 470-254-2300 is open 9:00 AM-3:30 PM Monday - Friday


Local Student Opportunities


Updates on Corona Virus Impact on ACT and SAT

For SAT and AP Exams:

For ACT: April 4th ACT test date rescheduled for June 13th.


Your Counselor Contact Information

Counselors are primarily available via email and check it regularly. As a secondary option, counselors are being issued new cell phones so that you can phone them during regular business hours (8:00am-4:00pm).

Student Last Name A – Da

Cara Reilly ( - Phone: (470) 473-8510


Student Last Name De – Ka

Cindy Lee ( - Phone: (470) 473-8573


Student Last Name Ke-Ne

Andy Alhadeff ( - Phone: (470) 332-3201


Student Last Name Ng – Sio

Erica Waters ( - Phone: (470) 473-8481


Student Last Name Sip – Z

Letitia Graham ( - Phone: (470) 473-1680

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