Achieving Success by Cultivating 
Excellence and Nurturing Discovery

REGISTER FOR YOUR PLACEMENT EXAM

Apply to be a Peer Mentor

 

Student Resources

Register for the ASCEND 2019 workshop 

What to bring to the workshop

  • Copy of student social security card
  • 2018 Tax Return
  • Proof of Non-Taxable Income
  • Proof of Citizenship or Eligible Non-Citizen Status
ASCEND 2018
ASCEND program 2018 (NJCU)

 

ASCEND 2017
ASCEND 2017

 

What are students saying? 

“My English class was my favorite experience in this whole program.  He gave me a reality check, in the nicest way possible. He taught me many things I never noticed.  He was very patient and understanding. I loved him and his class.”

“This [math] class has taught me more than high school.”

“I learned more in these 6 weeks than I learned in high school in 4 years”

“Made lifelong relationships"

"I learned so much, even about myself"

    Goals

    • Support students’ successful transition from high school to college. 
    • Prepare students’ for college-level work.
    • Develop and strengthen students’ connections with peers, mentors, advisors, faculty and staff.
    • Provide students with knowledge critical to success in college (e.g. study skills, time management, and campus life) 
    • Enhance students’ sense of belonging. 

    Key Components

    • Orientation to college and campus engagement 
    • Academic preparation and skills 
    • Academic support
    • Academic advising 
    • Peer mentoring 
    • On-Campus activities
    • Supplemental Instruction & Tutoring