What is College Transitions?
Thinking about going to college but feeling a little unprepared? Or do you want to find out the knowledge and skills you will need to succeed? Why not consider the College Transition program?
This unique program is designed to help you develop the skills necessary for success in college. It is available at little or no cost thanks to the generous support of the State of Maine College Transitions program.
With support from your College Transitions advisors and instructors, you will accomplish these steps toward college success:
- Meet individually or in small groups to explore your best-fit career & college pathways.
- Receive academic support to help you prepare to succeed in college-level courses (100+ level). You may need one, or several, of the following offerings:
- Critical Reading
- College Writing
- Computer skills
- College Success (potentially earn 1 college credit)
- Prerequisite academic classes for H.S. credit
- Attend a College Planning workshop.Tour 1 or more college campuses
- File the FAFSA (Federal Application for Financial Student Aid)
- Apply and submit 1 or more college applications
- Discover available scholarships and receive support in applying for them
The program is offered in two models:
- Cohort classes held Tuesdays, 8:30-4:30 each semester at the University College - Ellsworth
- Individualized classes, tutoring, and advising at your local adult ed program’s learning centers and classrooms
Enrollment & Admissions Process
- Meet with a student advisor to review all the options available to you.
- When ready, you’ll take the ACCUPLACER at the University College at Ellsworth
Still Not Convinced?
- College graduates earn twice as much as people with high school credentials.
- More and more jobs are requiring college degrees.
- Financial aid is available to many people who qualify in order to help with college expenses.
- Perhaps best of all, the College Transitions program is FREE!
Hancock County College Transitions is a joint effort of area adult education programs, University College at Ellsworth, and the State of Maine.
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