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My only regret is that I did not join the program earlier. It is through college now that I realized college is not anything I cannot handle.  
MR, Fort Hamilton
College now has made me grow as a person and has given me the opportunity to gain new experiences and become an independent young woman.  
MK, Port Richmond
Having an IEP, I did not know if I could pursue a college education, but now I feel that I can. College now has made me feel that I have the potential to obtain undergraduate success.  
AD, Townsville
College now has helped me grow academically and has been individual. Yes, the courses I loved made me more knowledgeable in various areas. (SD 10–11) guided me in choosing an appropriate College BA 60 made me familiar with Microsoft Word, excel and power point;10 introduced me to several successful entrepreneurs, and BSS 1 helped me to understand human behavior better. It has been an amazing journey.  
MA, New Utrecht
When I think about the most memorable and self-defining moments of high school, I come back to my college now experience. The program has put me into an educational environment that allows me to experiment and discover the studying and learning styles that work best for me. It has given me a sense of academic maturity, and for that, I am very grateful.  
MS, Rachel Carson
As a first-generation American, I will have the opportunities that my parents did not. The College Now program is one of them, and I am grateful for it.  
AR, Susan Wagner
The Columbia University interviewer was particularly impressed with my College Now track record. 
AM, Brooklyn Studio
How would you feel if you emigrated from another country? And how would you feel about taking a test in a foreign language? You are a stranger in a strange land. College now changed all that for me. It is not only about learning but about socializing as well. I learned the importance of community with people of diverse backgrounds.  
MT, James Madison
The three courses I took, SD 10/11, BA 10 and POL 63, allowed me to explore my interest and construct an idea of profession I want to pursue Thank You College now for making me look forward to a future I was once clueless about. 
MM, Sheepshead Bay Complex
I have developed a greater interest in my education and now understand the value of a good work ethic. In my efforts to rise to my potential, I gave risen out of my comfort zone. 
GN, Brooklyn Studio
I was very excited and pleased to learn that my eight credits were transferable to the four schools that I was accepted by.  
FT, International @ Lafayette
The ELA was the only Regents exam I had ever failed, but after I took ENG BW, I passed it with a 77. I have earned nine college credits and I have already begun to use the skills I have developed in my daily life.  
XBC, Sheepshead Bay Complex
College Now affected my entire attitude toward school. It showed me where my head had to be; it opened up my eyes.  
GB, Tottenville
Thanks to college now, I am going to be the first girl in my family to continue to a higher level of education.  
MW, Curtis
Because of this program, I was able to become a more serious student and become more diligent in my work. The biggest transition I faced was in note taking. Going from copying everything on the board to figuring out what was really important was a very good preparation for college.
AN, Edward R. Murrow
Being in the program made me prioritize my work. It made me want to reevaluate my actions and set goals I intended to accomplish. It taught me to be more independent and self-reliant and to be ready for the toughest critics I might encounter.
CL, Leon M. Goldstein
I remember hearing that the wound is the place where the light enters you. My first two years in high school were extremely challenging and I keep failing academically. It was not until I let the “light” of the four college now courses I took influence me that I finally improved as a whole and felt I was prepared to succeed in college.
AD, Susan Wagner
College now exposed me to various disciplines that I can carry over to my college career. I have learned the value of time management and prioritizing. It was a wonderful way for me to get accustomed to the rigor that I will be dealing with in a few months.  
AD, Michael J. Petrides
The program has help me to grow mentally and academically and to make me realize what I really wanted out of life.   
AC, Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School
As soon as I was in my first college now class, my school mindset started to change, I was focusing more. Doing well in my college now motivated me to do better in my high school subjects.   JB, HSTATGoing into my freshman year of high school, I was adamant about not going to college. When I was introduced to college now in my junior year, my attitude about college and learning changed.   
IM, Fort Hamilton