MIDDLEBURY - This spring semester, high school students in the Middlebury area will have the opportunity to take the Community College of Vermont's free course Introduction to College Studies (ICS). Students who successfully complete the course become eligible to apply for a voucher to take an additional course, tuition-free, at any of the Vermont State Colleges.
"Introduction to College Studies is a great opportunity for high school juniors and seniors, even if they aren't currently considering going to college," saID CCV's Director of Secondary Initiatives Natalie Searle, "The course is flexible and allows students to explore their options regarding college, their possible major, and the steps involved in transitioning from high school to college. It covers everything from the application process and financial aid, to time management and note-taking."
Registration for the course is currently under way. Those interested may visit www.ccv.edu, call 388-3032 or stop by the office at 10 Merchants Row.
More than 1,200 Vermont high school students enroll in the ICS course each year and go on to take a free course at the Community College of Vermont, the University of Vermont, the Vermont State Colleges and other partner institutions.