ambitious 18-year-old General Studies major had learned he could attend Carroll
classes while still in high school, he took as many classes as he could fit
into his schedule.
While he was
dually-enrolled at Carroll and in high school (AND working at Lowe’s /
volunteering at St. John’s Catholic Church), he completed 37 college credits
that have now been applied to his Associate degree.
dually-enrolled student gave me experience with older students and adults who
study in the same college classroom,” Sainz said. “I worked with wonderful advisors
who helped me choose the most appropriate classes which would transfer to a
four-year university. All of my professors were helpful and willing to meet
with me independently.”
Scott now only
has about one year of Carroll classes left to take to complete his degree,
thanks to the leg up he got while in high school.
Carroll for dual enrollment because of its affordability and transferability,”
Sainz explained. “In high school, I did not know which college to attend. Dual
enrollment provided me with unique, positive and helpful skills that are
beneficial for the future.”
Spend half the day in high school and the other half taking college classes. It's a great way to get a head start on college, and dually enrolled CCPS students receive a 25% tuition discount on up to four classes!