Dual enrollment is popular among students
Many students sign up for dual enrollment for their own individual reasons. One reason is to get a step ahead.
“[I decided to do dual enrollment] so that I could get college credit and potentially not have to do that class in college,” senior America Freeman said.
Dual enrollment is offered depending on the class the student would like to take. For example, Freeman is taking a dual enrolled class for College Mathemathics.
“They should find out if the school they want to go to offers that class,” Freeman said. “If they do they should take dual enrollment for that class.”
Career specialist Cindy Fair has noticed more students taking an interest in dual enrollment.
“Each semester I talk to about 600 students in classes and come to the lecture hall [to] listen to the presentation,” Mrs. Fair said. “[It’s all about] just making it easier, helping students with the online process.”
Many students have the opportunity to get college credits out of the way.
“It gives [the] student a little more comfort,” Mrs. Fair said. “They do not have to stress so much.”
Freeman informs other students that it is worth the time and effort.
“It will help [them] get a step up in college,” Freeman said. “It will [also] make things easier if you do not have to take that class in college.”
Mrs.Fair believes it is critical for students to take dual enrollment seriously.
“I do not think it is for everyone,” Mrs. Fair said. “I think it’s for the students who are going to work hard in the class and put out the effort.”
For those seeking any information on dual enrollment, talk to Mrs. Fair in the Career Center or your counselor.