Posts Tagged: early college

Early to College, Likely to Rise? Benefits and Challenges of Early College Programs

Look around your campus this semester for some students who look unusually young, eager and attentive. It may not be, as faculty sometimes say, that “the students are looking younger every year” or that you yourself are aging rapidly. They may be students in an “Early College” program. Less evident at first gaze may be the multiple types of students within the ranks of Early College goers,...

Challenged to a Dual (Enrollment, That Is)

In a first-ever convening of New England dual-credit programs, UConn Early College Experience and National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) will host a one-day conference on Wednesday, May 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Storrs, Conn.  For more information, please click here. Eight in 10 U.S. high schools reported that students were enrolled in “dual-credit&rdqu...