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early college high school

early college high school

  • I Started College at 16; Many Other Students Can Too

    DOE Chancellor Banks at Bard High School Early College (photo: @BHSEC)

    Although prom, soccer games, and spirit weeks are all memorable parts of my high school experience, my favorite time of the year takes place two weeks before the semester ends; course selection. Each semester, 300 students in the 11th and 12th grades refresh their mailboxes, eagerly awaiting the pamphlet filled with all the college courses that will be offered the following semester. 

    I attend Bard High School Early College Queens, so in addition to 17