3 years ago
Admissions Advice

Early College High School Program


During the summer, I plan to take up one or more early college high school programs. I am doing well in middle school and am going to go to high school next year.

My main intention is to improve my chances of college admission rather than getting credits to use during my college days.

My questions are,

1) Would doing such an "early college high school program" really help in getting college admissions?

2) In case if this will help during admission, would it help only if the course I have taken is relevant to the specific major I am applying for?

Please help me in deciding the above.

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2 answers

3 years ago

Hello, as an early college student, I think that it is great that you are planning to do dual enrollment early on. Doing dual enrollment and doing well in your college classes would help in your college admission, especially early on. For the second question, you have to take general education courses so your credits would be able to transfer. To learn more about what general education courses you should take, ask the community college you are planning to enroll and they should be able to guide you! Hope this helps!

3 years ago

Early College or dual enrollment can not only get you credits before college but it can help with college admissions as academic rigor is important. But be careful because not all colleges and universities accept dual enrollment credits or AP credits.

As for the second question, I don't think it will affect your application if the courses are not directly related to the major you apply to.

Good Luck! :)

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