Increase the Value of Your Degree

I decided to write this blog post after being approached by an older man who proceeded to tell me that I have reason to complain about Georgia State University’s tuition rates and athletic fees. I was irritated because, while I am sympathetic to those who have lost a significant amount of HOPE and Pell funding, GSU tuition rates are far cheaper than those for UGA, Georgia Tech and Emory. Also, our football team is like any other investment, it needs time to grow. Regardless, I want people to understand that we can increase the value of our GSU degrees significantly.

I want people all over the world to recognize GSU. When I tell people I graduated from GSU I want that statement to have a significant impact. It’s definitely possible to build up the reputation and ranking of GSU. Here are a few ways.

Use the power of word of mouth. With 33,000 students, if everyone were to say good things about GSU, I’m pretty sure we could create a good reputation and attract more external donors, which would create better facilities, which would attract notable professors as well as talented athletes and maybe a future Bill Gates or two. Be an ambassador! Talk to people you know about GSU and your positive experiences here.

It’s really easy to focus on the bad stuff about school. The annoying students who eat smelly food in class, the expensive books and cuts in HOPE, or the frustration of One Stop Shop. I have news for you: this stuff exists at every school! Focus on the good things, such as the school’s diversity and culture, proximity to amazing internships, events, organizations and amazing speakers, and state-of-the-art facilities like the Petit Science Center. On top of all that, think of the opportunities for graduate assistantships and access to influential people like professors, deans, alumni, emeriti, the president and local business leaders! Spread the good word and increase GSU’s appeal and the value of your degree.

Give back! Overall participation from graduates and alumni is important to Georgia State. This participation rate is used by the U.S. News and World Report and others as one of the factors in determining Georgia State’s ranking among other universities. Whether through time or money, supporting GSU after graduation will eventually increase the value of your degree.

The Alumni Association works really hard to create amazing events and opportunities for students and grads. This builds up the GSU community and encourages support from all stakeholders. Donate money through the Class Gift Campaign to help cover the cost of tuition for students who want to attend GSU but need financial help in addition to state funding. When you contribute at any level, you are increasing the value of a Georgia State degree.

Get involved on campus and make the most of your time here. We have more student organizations than many other campuses. Students who get involved and get experience in their fields automatically have an upper hand in the job market after graduation. GSU grads are already doing amazing things, but gaining valuable experience and contacts while in school can allow all of us to achieve greatness.

18 Responses to Increase the Value of Your Degree

  1. analogy is simple but profound meaning. something that we know but we never realized, opened my mind and heart
    offline download
    majalaharga

  2. I am happy to find this post Very useful for me, as it contains lot of information. I Always prefer to read The Quality and glad I found this thing in you post. Thanks Language of Desire

  3. I’m happy about increase the value of your degree article.The main informations is so perfect.I will share canlı tv adres.

  4. I respect this article for the all around scrutinized substance and phenomenal wording. I got so included in this material that I couldn’t quit perusing. I am inspired with your work and ability. Much obliged to you to such an extent. High PR Niche Relevant backlinks

  5. Your site is truly cool and this is an awesome motivating article. Much thanks to you to such an extent. Aceite de argan para el pelo

  6. I really like the humor your publish has offered. I loved this website a great deal. Keep posting article such as this. It’s fun. Nice photography too !
    زراعة اسنان

  7. Much obliged for your post. I’ve been considering composing an exceptionally practically identical post in the course of the last couple of weeks, I’ll presumably keep it quick and painless and connection to this rather if thats cool. Much obliged.
    car service

  8. Love what you’re doing here guys, keep it up!.. tienda peluqueria online

  9. Thank you very much for writing such an interesting article on this topic. This has really made me think and I hope to read more.
    forskolin weight loss

  10. I can set up my new idea from this post. It gives in depth information. Thanks for this valuable information for all,.. Long Tail Pro

  11. I wish more authors of this type of content would take the time you did to research and write so well. I am very impressed with your vision and insight. miracle bust

  12. I read that Post and got it fine and educational. If it’s not too much trouble share more like that… have a peek here http://www.bedtimemattressandmore.com

  13. This is truly a decent and educational, containing all data furthermore greatly affects the new innovation. A debt of gratitude is in order for sharing it have a peek here timesharedonations.us

  14. I gotta most loved this site it appears to be exceptionally useful . testosterone supplements reviews

  15. I have bookmarked your website, the articles are path superior to anything other comparable sites.. a debt of gratitude is in order for an extraordinary online journal! look at this web-site http://www.marketing1on1.com

  16. Extremely pleasant article, I appreciated perusing your post, exceptionally decent share, I need to twit this to my adherents. Much appreciated!. Secret Obsession

  17. I can’t envision concentrating sufficiently long to research; significantly less compose this sort of article. You’ve beaten yourself with this material. This is extraordinary substance.
    blog commenting sites

Click on a tab to select how you'd like to leave your comment

Leave a Reply