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ABAC Opens Campus for Prospective Students November 14

October 19, 2015

High school students will have an opportunity to visit Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and experience a slice of college life on Nov. 14 during Stallion Day.  Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the Donaldson Dining Hall.

Student visitors can take tours guided by the ABAC Ambassadors from 8-9 a.m. before taking part in a welcome and overview of the day from 9-9:20 a.m.  Students and parents will then go their separate ways for Conversation Corners from 9:30-10:40 a.m.

Students will go to the Health Sciences building for the Student Conversation Corner, a variety of seminars with topics including ABAC’s four-year degree programs, student life, the nursing program, and the honors program.  Each prospective student will choose two seminars.  The first session will run from 9:30-10 a.m. followed by a second session from 10:10-10:40 a.m.  Parents will be in their own Conversation Corner in Howard Auditorium during this time.

Gressette Gym will house the Stallion Marketplace for students and parents from 10:45-11:50 a.m.  The Stallion Marketplace offers prospective students a look at over 50 programs of study including on-campus bachelor’s degrees in Biology, Social and Community Development, Politics and Modern Culture, Writing and Communication, Business and Economic Development, Diversified Agriculture, Turfgrass and Golf Course Management, Forestry, and Wildlife Management. A second opportunity for tours of the campus will also be available during this time.

A free lunch for the visiting students will be provided from noon–1 p.m.  Meals are available for parents and other family members at a cost of $6 per person.  During the noon hour, high school seniors will have a chance to win a one-semester meal plan worth over $1,400 or a $500 tuition grant.

Beginning at 1:15 p.m., a variety of sessions will be open for both students and parents.  Six sessions on financial aid will be available, as well as question and answer sessions on admissions, scholarships, housing, and student accounts. Tours of the freshman housing at ABAC Lakeside will also be available during this time.

Prospective students should sign up ahead of time for the Stallion Day event at www.abac.edu/stalliondays or call (229) 391-5004.   If there are any questions regarding Stallion Day, prospective students can contact the Office of Enrollment Management via e-mail at abacinfo@abac.edu.
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