Bronx

Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.

Queens

Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • College Readiness Academy

    Monroe College is committed to making sure our incoming students are prepared to handle the rigors of college. This free, non-credit program is designed for a select group of high school seniors who demonstrate the potential to become successful Monroe College students. The intensive two-week program helps these students enhance their writing and research skills and understand what will be expected of them in college.

    Classes take place for two weeks in July and August. 

    Course Schedule

    To register for these free, non-credit classes, students must contact their admissions counselor.

    Week OneMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
    9:00-10:30 Orientation; Meet Faculty & Staff; Writing Workshop: Introduction to the Writing Process Writing Workshop: Thesis & Research Questions Writing Workshop: The Research Process Writing Workshop: Integrating Research Academic Programs at Monroe College
    10:30-12:00 Team Building Skills Careers Workshop Academic Success Skills: Note-Taking Strategies Academic Success Skills: Setting & Reaching Goals Team Project
    12:00-1:00 Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn  
    1:00-2:30 Academic Success Skills: Time Management Academic Success Skills: Tackling Test Anxiety Team Project Team Project  
    Week TwoMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
    9:00-10:30 Writing Workshop: Creating a Power Point Presentation Writing Workshop: Oral Presentation Skills Writing Workshop: Revising the Oral Presentation Writing Workshop: Workshop Session on Presentations Team Presentations
    10:30-12:00 Goal Setting Skills Presentation Skills Student Services Student Success Center: How the Success Center Helps Students

     “Paying for College”: Financial Aid

     

    *Faculty Conference and Wrap-Up

    12:00-1:00 Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn  
    1:00-2:30 Team Project Team Project Team Project Team Project