Honors Info Session
RCC Honors Open House
Honors Info Session
Rockland Community College is excited to invite you to our M/TS Honors Info Session on October 27, 2016, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, in the Ellipse, Technology Center, where you can learn about the tremendous opportunities available to top students in our nationally recognized honors program. M/TS Honors has a long and successful history preparing top students to transfer to Tier One and Ivy League Schools.
Join our Nationally Recognized Program
- The Sam Draper Mentor/Talented Student (M/TS) Honors Program at Rockland Community College is nationally recognized for offering highly advanced academic pursuits and for preparing students to transfer successfully to Ivy League and other outstanding four-year colleges.
Transfer to Top Colleges
- Ivy League and Tier One recruiters seek out RCC Honors students for transfer, thanks to the program’s reputation for producing highly qualified candidates. Students who graduate with a GPA of 3.5 or higher have a high rate of transferring to top schools across the country.
- A sample of colleges and universities that have accepted RCC Honors graduates includes: Cornell, Columbia, Georgetown, Harvard, NYU, Sarah Lawrence, Smith, SUNY campuses, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, Yale and many more.
What is a mentor?
- Honors classes are taught by experienced professors who are paired with students in a personalized mentoring relationship based on students’ individual interests and talents. Mentors help arrange schedules; guide students’ progress and help with transfer to a four-year college or university.
What will I study?
- Honors classes are small (around 20 students) and involving (lively discussions, group projects). Interest areas include Art, Liberal Arts, Humanities/Social Science, Science, Math, and Business.
- One of the most exciting opportunities is the two-week Cambridge University summer program which offers the unique experience of studying at one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities.
Am I eligible?
Several factors influence acceptance into the Program:
- SAT scores
- High school GPA
- Regents course loads
- Personal interview
- Special talents, strong intelligence, educational acumen, even extenuating circumstances may all play a role in your admission.
- Students already in RCC, or transferring in, with a GPA of 3.5 or above in their first or second semester, are encouraged to apply to the Honors Program.
Can High School Seniors Enroll?
- The Honors Program is open to high school seniors who wish to complete their senior year of high school by registering as full-time Early Admit students at RCC and taking credit courses on campus. Students must start the application process with their high school guidance counselor. (Home-schooled students should contact Admissions.) Once accepted as Early Admit, students may qualify for the Honors program if they meet other criteria.
How much does it cost?
- Enrolling in the Honors Program enables you to save as much as $100,000 on the cost of your bachelor’s degree without sacrificing the quality of your education. Tuition: $2150/semester(NYS residents, subject to change).