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Adult Basic Education Programs at Massasoit

The Transition to College Program is held at Massasoit's Brockton Campus and is designed to help prepare Adult Learners for a successful transition to a college degree or certificate program at Massasoit Community College.  This program is funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and is FREE to all who meet the eligibility requirements. 

Hear what our student have to say!

"The program has been a new beginning for me!"
Madelina DeMacedo, Transitions Program Student

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Download our Transition to College Program brochure here .


Transition to College Program
Eligibility
  • Have been enrolled in an ESE funded Massachusetts Adult Basic Education ESOL or Hi-Set (GED) program

• Have a Social Security Number & Photo ID

• Be a Massachusetts resident

• Be an American Citizen OR have a permanent residency status ~ ("Green Card")

• Have a GED/Hi-SET or are near completion OR be an ESOL student with a high school diploma from their native country.

• Be able to demonstrate the ability to read at a college level as determined by a standardized
assessment.

• Be able to participate in postsecondary level academic classes conducted in English.

• Be available Monday and Wednesday evenings between 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., September 3 – December 17, 2014.
FREE services for students enrolled in the Transition to College Program

• Individualized Educational & Career Advising

• 3-Credit College Experience Course - Required course

• 3-Credit Computer Technology Courses - Required course
    • Beginning Windows
    • Beginning Microsoft Word
    • Beginning Microsoft Excel

• Reading and Writing Workshops

• Fundamentals of Math and Algebra Workshops

*Students who complete the Transition to College Program will have 6 college credits they can apply toward a college degree!

Educational and Career Advisement Services for Students Enrolled in the Transition to College Program:
  • Individualized Educational & Career Advising for students as they work to achieve their goals.

• Each student will be given an electronic assessment designed to identify their educational and career paths and life goals.

• Student orientation, referrals to college support services including: Financial Aid, personalized tutoring at the Academic Resource Center (ARC), Student Advisement & Counseling Center, College Health Services, among other college programs and services.

• Assistance utilizing electronic resources available through the Massasoit Library, MyMassasoit portal, and Online learning.
 
Additional Resources Available to Transition to College Students:

Massasoit Academic Resource Center (ARC)

Writing Center& World Language Center
The Transition to College Program is funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Department
of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) and is FREE to all who meet the eligibility
requirements. Download our brochure here.
 
For more information, please contact:

Linda Aspinwall, Director
Adult Basic Education Programs
T: 508-588-9100 x1301
F: 508.427.1248
E: laspinwall@Massasoit.mass.edu
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