Incoming freshmen? Challenge is a five week, intensive program held for GT freshman. Athletes have a preseason, could a freshmen athlete skip preseason practice & games then start? NO. The rigor, intensity and need for a solid team is why you need an academic preseason. Challenge combines academic, social, professional and corporate activities to ensure your success! Learn more at omed.gatech.edu/challenge.
Edge is a peer mentoring program designed to support incoming students—both freshmen and transfers—during their first year at Georgia Tech. Incoming students are paired with a successful upperclassman, or “Edge Leader,” who will serve as a peer mentor and offer support to help new students acclimate academically and socially during their first year.
Offered by OMED: Educational Services, the Edge program strives to help students develop and refine strategies for a successful college experience. In addition to networking with experienced Georgia Tech students, Edge participants will have the chance to:
Set goals and strategies to get the most out of their college experience.
Learn about available resources on campus.
Participate in study sessions, study groups, and academic workshops.
Discover scholarship workshops and job opportunities.
Discuss study abroad, research, internship, and co-op opportunities.