joshuav523 1 / 1 Oct 13, 2015 #1Georgia Tech provides a challenging, yet rewarding college experience that combines a rigorous coursework with scientific research and developmental opportunities. After taking computer science classes in high school, I can further explore my interest in computer science at the acclaimed College of Computing, where I can participate in groundbreaking undergraduate research and student organizations such as the Association for Computing Machinery and MAKE. As someone who wants to apply what I've learned, the Co-Op program can allow me to apply my knowledge into the real world while the International Study program can help me gain international experience and learn valuable life skills that will help me succeed in the global marketplace. With its acclaimed computing and engineering programs, diverse student body, advanced research facilities, multiple professional opportunities, and various student organizations, Georgia Tech will offer me the quintessential college experience to help me succeed in the future.Word Count: 147I live about half an hour away from Georgia Tech and I'd be thrilled to get accepted to such a great college that's so close to my home. I want to make sure all my essays and supplemental questions are good enough. I'm open to all criticisms and suggestions. Thanks!