An Age of Empowerment: Meet Mary Tipton Woolley

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Most days in late October, Mary Tipton Woolley is in file review.

As senior associate director of the Undergraduate Admission, she’s part of the team that reads every application submitted by students who want to come to Georgia Tech — and there are a lot.

This year, Georgia Tech received nearly 20,000 applications in Early Action alone — that’s double the total number received during Woolley’s first admission cycle in 2009. 

“The growth is pretty astronomical,” she said. “It’s largely due to our place in the market. Georgia Tech is a relatively good value and offers degrees in things that students want right now.”

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This is the second installment of a yearlong series about women at Georgia Tech. See the full series.



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