Lone Star College-North Harris invites Aldine ISD high school 2017 graduates to take part in the Summer Bridge Program. The deadline to register is May 12.
For LSC to consider students, they must be graduating seniors. They must also meet testing and/or college placement exams for courses. The campus created the program to help ease the transition to college academic life at LSC-North Harris.
Students in the 11-week program will get to experience life on a college campus. They can also earn college credit* for the courses they take.
Students will experience and practice the college classroom dynamics. They will engage in active intellectual curiosity, reflective intellectual humility and critical thinking. Other skills include the give and take of respect and empathy in the classroom.
Individuals taking college algebra will focus on advancing competencies. The course will prepare them for the challenges of higher level college math courses. This is a course for students pursuing a four-year degree and some associate degrees.
There is a second math option for undergraduates. This course targets non-business and non-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) majors.
The freshman college students will also take the Learning Framework for First-Year Experience course. In the course, students will study the factors that impact learning. They will also apply learning strategies in their own studies. By learning their strengths and weaknesses, students will become effective and efficient learners.
Deadline to Apply: May 12, 2017
Course Schedule: June 6-Aug. 17, 2017
Classes Meet: Tuesday & Thursday
Hours: 9:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
All students will also take:
How to Qualify: To test into Math 1314, you must have a Texas Success Initiative (TSI) exam score of 350 or higher, a math SAT score of 530 of higher, or have a 75 average in College Prep and a 70 on the final exam). To test into Math 1332, you must have a TSI score 343 to 349.
Program Contact: Tawana Burke at [email protected] or (281) 618-7134
* Students that pass Math 1314 or Math 1332 and EDUC 1300 will earn six credit hours.
Visit the Summer Bridge pages and follow the steps under “How to Register.”
The cost is the same as regular tuition and fees (approximately $400 for two courses). Lone Star College encourages students to complete the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) application to determine if they qualify for summer financial aid. They should also complete the 2017-2018 FAFSA and/or TASFA application to determine if they qualify for fall financial aid. LSC-North Harris encourages students are to apply to the program and financial aid.
A limited number of scholarships are available for Aldine ISD students with a high school GPA of 2.5 or greater. The AISD scholarships are only open for students who qualify for TASFA. Lone Star College-North Harris will consider only students who have completed all the steps under “How to Register” and the scholarship application by May 12, 2017 will be considered. Use the links below to access a PDF version and submit scholarship applications.
For more information, visit the LSC-North Harris Summer Bridge pages if you would like to attend or learn more about the program. If you have general questions, contact Ashley Askew at (281) 618-5462 (Email: [email protected]).
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