You can get a New Start

The NEW START program at Kingsborough Community College is designed to assist students who have experienced academic difficulty at the senior college level. Students in the program are offered specialized counseling and targeted academic advisement designed to assist them in overcoming previous difficulties and working towards academic success at Kingsborough. New Start Counselors are available to give students individualized assistance during their time at KCC and provide transfer counseling after graduation.

NEW START students can apply up to 30 previously earned credits toward an associate degree at Kingsborough, with no prior grades carried over. Graduates of the NEW START program are guaranteed admission to a CUNY senior college they have not previously attended or to one of the cooperating senior colleges.

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Who is eligible for the NEW START Program?
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How to apply for the NEW START Program?
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