College Connection

Contact: Louise Hurwitz

Berkshire Community College's Summer Transition Program for new students interested in health care professions

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

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. 

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
  • After attending the program, you'll earn a free course voucher for any three-credit course taken in spring of 2015. 

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

  • Best of all, you'll have time to get to know other students, making your transition to college much easier AND 3 IPADS will be raffled off at the end of the program!!

When is it?

August 11-14 and 18-21/ 9 a.m. -3 p.m.  Lunch and snacks are included every day.