NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A program called "Jumpstart" lets local high school juniors and seniors take college-level courses at no cost at Monroe College in New Rochelle.
Business, criminal justice and information technology are among courses int he 12-week program offered at the Bronx and New Rochelle campuses.
The classes are taught by Monroe faculty for college credit.
There are many advantages, according to a press release:
- Students are more likely go on to college and achieve higher grade point averages once they get there.
- Jumpstart students are conditionally pre-approved to enroll at Monroe College once they finish high school.
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