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College Connection

Summer 2016

2016 College Connection BrochureCollege Connection is Berkshire Community College's Summer Transition Program for new students interested in health care professions. College Connection is a two-week orientation program that will help you learn more about Berkshire Community College and its pathways to health related careers. It also provides you with opportunities to improve/brush up on the math and English skills you will need during your first semester and includes orientation activities that will make the transition to BCC a smooth and successful one.

Now is the time to get started with BCC's College Connection Program!

How do I apply?

Email Louise Hurwitz or complete and submit the online application.

Why College Connection?

  • The transition to BCC is both exciting and a little scary. College Connection will help you to get to know the campus, meet faculty and staff, learn study strategies, and have fun with other pre-health students just like you. 
  • You'll have a chance to explore careers and start on a path to a career in health.
  • Best of all, IT'S FREE! We pay for all the materials you will need during the week, including lunch.
  • You'll have time to get to know other students, making your transition to college much easier.
  • After attending the program, you'll earn a free course voucher for any three-credit course taken in spring of 2017. 

What's Included?

  • Activities designed to help you learn about the opportunities for the different health professions
  • Guest speakers and career information
  • Hands-on medical simulation activities
  • Math refresher/prep classes
  • Writing and reading workshops
  • Team-building and study skills workshops
  • Activities to help you get to know the campus and its resources
  • All materials and supplies are provided FREE of charge 

When is it?

August 8–11 & 15–19, 2016
9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.
Lunch and snacks are included every day.