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Small Step from High School to College

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Photo By Emily Johnson Outstanding High School By Susan Armitage A rigorous, honors-level academic program and opportunities to take college courses at its partner, Baruch College, set this school apart. But Baruch College Campus High School (BCCH), located in Manhattan’s District 2, is about more than just book learning. Through community service and a four-year advisory program, the school strives [&hellip
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High-Achieving Students Choose CUNY

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Education, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

collegestudents_collegedegrees360 Staff Report High-achieving students are continuing to enroll in record levels at the City University of New York, while more students are also on track to complete their degrees, according to a preliminary Fall 2012 enrollment report. The university continues to see record enrollment of students with high school averages over 85 this fall, with [&hellip
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Fordham’s Continuing Ed at 60

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Education, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

800px-Fordham_University_Admin_Building By Alex Mikoulianitch Fordham University may not offer quirky classes in its continuing education program, but what it does offer has been attracting students for over 60 years. “We’ve been doing continuing education since 1947, offering bachelor degrees to adults coming back to school in the evening,” said Isabella Frank, Fordham’s dean of continuing education [&hellip
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Applying Early to College Pays Off

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Continuing Education, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

By David Stoll The story this month seems to be that it is harder than ever to gain admission to a selective college. Harvard, for example, admitted just 5.9 percent of its 34,302 applicants this spring, down from 6.2 percent last year. However, this trend should be viewed in a larger perspective—one that suggests that [&hellip
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Landing a Dream Job 101

Written by Rachel Stern on . Posted in Continuing Education, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Baruch seminar focuses on better ways to find a job When Arlene Newman, founder of Career Bound Success, was hiring director at The Leading Hotels of the World, a Baruch College student sent her a résumé for a summer internship. While the student had a stellar background, Newman dismissed her after catching a few spelling [&hellip
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‘Double Depositing’

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: In the article “D-Day: How to weigh college acceptances and make the big decision” (April 16), my remarks were inadvertently mischaracterized in a way that made it seem as if I were recommending that admitted students put down enrollment deposits at more than one college. No responsible admissions professional would suggest that [&hellip
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D-Day

Written by admin on . Posted in Education

For any teenager bound for higher education, it is always a relief to receive acceptance letters from various schools. Yet, for all the advice that shows how to create a standout application, there is little that addresses what to do when the hard work pays off: How does one evaluate and select the right college [&hellip
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