We’re looking for students who like interested in kick starting their undergraduate career by exploring opportunities in research and prehealth with world-renowned faculty, supportive staff, and engaged mentors. We are looking for students who:

1. Possess a curious mind that likes to investigate. want to build strong foundations in math and sciences.

2. Want to make discoveries that can change how we see the world.

3: Intend to apply scientific discoveries to solving real-world problems.

Sound like you Apply Here!


After your first year, we hope that you’ll continue to live and connect with first year students as mentors, peer leaders, GT 1000 TLs, PLs, or a number of other leadership positions


The Explore program connects with College of Sciences faculty from all over campus who have coffee, lunch, and dinner with students. You can sign up to meet them and spend the semester getting to know them.


Unfortunately, no. All living learning communities require participating students to live in different residence halls, so students are not able to do multiple LLCs


Students pay $400 per semester in Explore.




Any student accepted to Georgia Tech may apply by completing the Explore application received by email. Your Explore application will be read by the Explore staff and admission team. We will consider the type and scope of your high school activities; we will read your essays looking for evidence of your interest in tackling big societal challenges; and, we will look for evidence of dedication and passion..


You will be given specific instructions on how to accept or decline in your invitation letter. For early action, we request that you respond by April 20th and for regular admits, by May 1st.

>>Click here for full details on the application process<<




Yes, you’re still a member of the Freshman Experience program if you participate in Explore. As such, you’ll have fantastic Peer Leaders (PLs) on your floor, opportunities to sign up for a meal plan, and access to the support and resources that the Freshman Experience program gives you.


No worries! When you decide to join Explore, we will work with housing to make sure that you are placed in Folk or Caldwell with everyone else..


An important part of creating a living-learning community is developing connections and shared experiences outside of the classroom, so all Explore participants are required to live in either Folk or Caldwell.

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Unfortunately, Folk and Calwell are reserved for Explore participants only. Keep in mind that if you both live on West Campus, you will probably be within 400 yards of their dorm. If you think your friends might be interested in learning about undergraduate research or pre health opportunities, have them apply by the deadline, and we will take a look at their application.

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Contact Us

Emma Blandford
Assistant Director in the College of Sciences
Explore Living Learning Communities

Michelle Canales
Coordinator for Explore Living Learning Communities

General Contact & questions