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Free Program for Non-native English Speakers Preparing for College

Submitted by on November 5, 2013 – 2:02 pm

Advanced non-native English speakers who are looking to raise their reading and writing skills to the college-level are invited to attend the Career Pathways Bridge Program Information Session on Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. The Information Session will be held at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Entry K, Room 310.

In this free, two semester program, students will explore business and technology careers; improve their English reading and writing skills; learn business communication, computer applications, and workplace skills; and earn six college credits. This program is open to advanced English speakers with a high school diploma, G.E.D., or college degree from another country. Admission to this program is based on a placement test.

At the Nov. 14 Information Session, individuals will meet with an advising team to identify goals, receive support with the process, and create a personalized plan for college. Courses start this winter. For more information contact Sheila Corsaro at