GT 1000 Course for International Students

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GT1000INT is a First-Year Seminar course designed specifically for international freshman.

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Attention incoming freshman: New to the US and the US educational system? Enroll in a course designed specifically for you!

Returning international students: This is a leadership opportunity for you to be a Team Leader. Find more information about being a Team Leader here.

GT-1000INT is designed for freshman who have lived and received most of their education outside of the U.S. In addition to the GT curriculum, this section will afford opportunities to students to learn strategies that will help them succeed in an American academic environment.  Students will grow in their understanding of cross-cultural realities,  their ability to understand the expectations that both professors and international students have for the other and how to effectively manage differences. Please find more information about GT 1000 here.

About the Instructor: Marisa Atencio is the Director of International Student & Scholar Services in the Office of International Education. She earned a Master of Education degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Georgia. She has worked with international students and scholars for over 10 years and has extensive professional and personal experience navigating cultural differences successfully.


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  • Created On: Jul 11, 2013 - 8:55am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:14pm