Free program to help adults prepare for college
The College Connection, a program of Belfast Adult Education that offers academically intense, highly effective, college preparation for adults is currently recruiting for its spring semester which starts on Monday, February 3.
The College Connection is a full day college preparation program which meets for 17 sessions in the spring and fall. The program is designed for nontraditional learners who share the common goal of preparing for college. It offers a supportive setting to learn or relearn the academic skills needed to succeed in college.
The program simulates a college setting in terms of class format, expectations, workload, etc. It also offers comprehensive academic advising and career planning. Students get assistance with every aspect of getting ready for college including applying for financial aid, finding scholarships, and completing college applications.
The College Connection team focuses on improving students’ skills in math, English grammar, reading comprehension, writing, and overall college readiness. They work closely with students throughout the semester and beyond to help them successfully transition to college.
Students should schedule an intake soon since classes fill up fast.