BCC Hosts Info Sessions for Early College Program
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) invites high school juniors and seniors to participate in virtual information sessions on its Early College Program, which offers free courses to eligible students who are Berkshire County residents.
Juniors and seniors can place into college-level classes with a minimum high school GPA of 2.7 or take the Accuplacer placement exam. Qualifying students can take up to 15 credits during the spring semester, which begins Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.
Two free virtual information sessions are now being held to help guide prospective and current Early College students through the process:
"What is Early College?" A 20-minute presentation explains what early college is, who it is intended for and how to apply. Offered Tuesdays at 1 pm and Wednesdays at 6 pm.
One-on-One Early College Support: Students can request a 45-minute session with an advisor to determine if the program is a good fit for them, as well as to get help with registration, selecting classes and logging into student accounts. Offered Mondays and Tuesdays at 9 am, 10 am, 2 pm and 3 pm; Wednesdays at 11 am, 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm; Thursdays at 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm; and Fridays by request.