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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

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.

Transfer Colleges

  • 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).

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If you have any questions please contact Teresa Manno at 845-574-4796

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