Alexandra Footeadmits that she’s been described as ‘glittery and cheerleader-y.” But she is just as comfortable with programming languages as she is with her pompoms.
A move from a small town in Connecticut to midtown Atlanta turned out to be the best decision forJon Dolan, an inventor and code developer.
First-generation AmericanCaroline Zabinskitraces her roots to Poland. Her father was a political refugee. Her mother grew up during the Solidarity movement that helped bring the fall of communism.
Progress and service were motivations forChandler Watkinsprior to enrolling at Georgia Tech. Since the age of 4, he's been collecting food on his birthday, rather than accepting gifts.
“I was bred to come here,”Ciandra Calhoun– better known as CiCi – says. Her father graduated from Georgia Tech, now she’s following in his footsteps.
Not many first-year college students can say they’re coming to campus having won an Emmy award, butDavid Ashcomcan.
Booker Farrior’sfull name is Booker Taliaferro Washington Farrior IV. The famed educator and orator’s name has passed through the generations in Booker’s family.
“I want to do things that have never been done before,”Kaan Goksalsays. Even as a high school student, Kaan was a leader of his country’s maker movement.
First-year mechanical engineering student, Rosalee Ramer, ends up doing much of her calculus homework on planes.That’s because she's the world’s youngest female monster truck driver.
Tammy VuPhamis the daughter of Vietnam War refugees. She speaks Vietnamese and English as heritage languages, but has also taught herself Spanish, French, and Arabic.
Tyler, a materials science engineering major, talks about some of the primary advantages of a Georgia Tech education — from the intensive co-op experiences, to the chance to study abroad while attending a traditional campus in one of the most diverse urban settings in the U.S.
Sara, an economics and public policy major, talks about how Georgia Tech is equipping her with a liberal arts background combined with technical and analytical aspects — a combination that helped her create a tool being put to use by one of the world's largest grocery retailers.
Being a Yellow Jacket has been life-changing for third-year engineering student Ben. He shares why, including highlights such as his study abroad experiences.
A third-year international affairs and modern languages student, Paloma decided to become a Yellow Jacket after attending a minority student recruitment event and a similar event hosted by the Women's Recruitment Team. She says Georgia Tech's diversity is what drew her to the school, and it is the solid science and technology approach to the liberal arts studies that she sees as the greatest advantage of studying at Tech.
Meet Jen, a Public Policy major who serves as a voice for the student body through her role as president of Tech's undergraduate Student Government Association. She is passionate about her area of study and shares why students should choose Tech to pursue a liberal arts degree.
Business student David is in his fourth year at Georgia Tech and talks about the diversity and cultural richness that have enriched his college experience.
Gabrielle aspires to contribute to health care advances with her biodmedical engineering degree from Georgia Tech. As president of the Women's Recruitment Team, she's especially proud that she's part of a university in which she's surrounded by so many women studying in the STEM fields.
African-American Recruitment Team President DeJon is a fifth-year industrial design major. He talks about Georgia Tech's tight-knit African-American community, the advantage of a Tech study abroad experience, and college life in Atlanta.
Valeria of Mexico City is vice president of the Hispanic Recruitment Team's Freshman Initiatives and is in her third year at Georgia Tech. She shares why the Yellow Jacket community is the best she's ever been a part of.
Camera is a second-year civil engineering student at Georgia Tech. She says her photography skills and involvement in the African-American Recruitment Team have led to unexpected opportunities across campus as she works toward a career in construction management.