These comments are what students of the program say it takes to be a part of Middle College.
The Ideal Middle College High School Candidate/Student
Good study skills – a want to learn.
Determined to achieve – sets goals and standards.
Comes prepared with materials, determined.
Does not depend on others to make you do work.
Sets high goals – can work without teacher.
Wants to like to read – succeed!
Able and willing to work hard.
Mature and able to work in a mature environment.
Can handle hours of studying.
Can be struggling but needs to be able to handle college classes.
Shows potential to work hard.
Has a history of good performance but seeks bigger challenges.
High test scores.
No discipline problems.
Always improving no matter how good already.
Serious about his/her future.
Hardworking and involved.
Is an independent studier.
Values school over social life (at least to some degree).
Capable writer/reader able to meet college standards.
Willing to accept other people’s opinions.
Not a procrastinator.
Capable of dealing with various types of people.
Mature thought process.
Independent working, open for new experience, likes to learn, accepting,
Has a good attitude about class activities and does participate.
Likes to learn.
Willing to make new friends.
Has ability to overcome stress.
Emotionally stable – mature.
Must have self-discipline.
Works well with a group or alone.