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Reference: Pre-College

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Pre-College Support Services

Name

Type

Need Addressed

Target Audience

Location/Contact

Notes

Ability to Benefit (ATB) (via Testing Center)

Pre-college

Testing to qualify for NY State’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).

Students seeking TAP for the first time w/out an HS diploma or GED from a US HS.

B-207

(718) 319-7921

Admiss. Office notifies students that testing is required. Testing Center provides info about appointments.

College Now

Pre-college

College-level classes for HS students.

Students from 40 S. Bronx High Schools, who must maintain attendance and grade level standards.

C-360

(718) 518-6751

Collaboration with HS guidance counsellors, orientation. Students take one class at a time.

CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA)

Pre-college

Promoting responsible parenthood and economic stability.

Underemployed or unemployed fathers or expecting fathers, eligible to work in the US. (There are other eligibility requirements.)

Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development

(718) 518-6580 http://www.hostos.cuny.edu /Administrative-Offices/Division-of-Continuing-Education-Workforce-Develop/CFA

Goals: increasing familial involvement, HS Equiv. diploma, gainful employment.

CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP)

Pre-college

Intensive ESL immersion

Already admitted entering freshmen, students who have failed one semester of ESL, students referred to CLIP by a 4-yr college.

(718) 518-6645

(718) 518-6657

ESL, prep for college, counsellors, tutoring, small fee.

CUNY Start

Pre-college

Intensive reading, writing, math, and college-prep

Entering students w/ poor scores on CUNY Assessment Tests.

A-016A

Only $75 and they don’t have to use up any of their financial aid because it’s prior to enrollment.

Early College Initiative (Hostos Lincoln Academy of Science)

Pre-college

Students earn HS diploma and Assoc. Degree at the same time.

David Johnson 
Djohnson@hostos.cuny.edu
B-461 

Earn up to 60 college credits. 6th/7th grades = remediation, 8th/9th grades = acceleration, 10th grade = begin college courses.

Health, Education and Research Occupations HS (H.E.R.O.)

Pre-college

6-yr program for HS diploma + AS degree.

HS students interested in nursing/community health.

Claire Sternberg
Hostos Early College Liasion to H.E.R.O
C-490E
(718)664-2629
csternberg@hostos.cuny. edu

High School Equivalency (HSE—previously GED)

Pre-college

HSE courses

Students at least 18yo.

560 Exterior Street (East 149th b/w Exterior St & River Ave)

(718) 518-6656

Liberty Partnerships

Pre-college

HS accredited, year-round academic/ cultural program w/career & support services

HS students from 2 area schools, at-risk of graduating late or dropping out, including ESL students

Alex Santana, Dir.
C-491
(718) 518-4188

Asantana@hostos.cuny.edu

Tutoring, counselling, workshops, tours, enrichment courses

Proyecto Access (Science and Technology Entry Program—STEP)

Pre-college

Year-round pre-engineering programs for middle and HS students

Socially and economically disadvantaged middle/HS students

Moise Koffi, Director
mkoffi@hostos.cuny.edu
Room A-126
Tel. 718.518.6774