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Early College

Early College students take college courses while they are attending high school. Students are dually enrolled in high school and college. They receive credit for the college courses they take on both their high school and college transcripts.

Benefits of College-Level Study in High School:

  • Develop the study skills, time management skills, and discipline needed for success in college and beyond.
  • Increase your chances of getting into desires colleges.
  • Enhance your scholarship portfolio.
2018-19 Early College Dual Enrollment Application Process
Test Dates: Feb. 1, 2, 5, 6, 7  
Retest Deadline: February 7, 2018  
Application Completion Deadline (including Testing) is: February 9, 2019.
STEP 1 - Complete “Request to be Tested for Early College” Form at the link below. Deadline to Request Testing: January 30, 2018
Request to Test Link:
ACCUPLACER Testing Practice Materials Link:
STEP 2 - Complete the online “MTC  Dual Enrollment Application.”
Application Link:
STEP 3 - Printcomplete, sign, and return the following 3 forms (use INK, no “Whiteout,” “scratch-outs” or “mark-throughs”). These forms are included in the online MTC Dual Enrollment Application" at the link above. 
1-2018-19 Lottery Tuition Assistance Waiver Form
2-Dual Enrollment Agreement Form
3-Dual Enrollment Verification of Lawful Presence Form along with
Copy of PICTURE ID (SC Driver’s License, SC State ID or AHS ID) AND Copy of Birth Certificate (long form)
STEP 4 - Take the SAT ACCUPLACER entrance exam (reading/math) and Writing Sample and receive eligible scores.
You MUST have your social security number to take these test (required by MTC). Exam Dates: Feb. 1, 2, 5, 6, 7
Details are listed on the "Retest to be Tested Form."
Reminder: Test Score Results will be emailed to the address you provided on the "Request to be Tested Form."
STEP 5 - Students who meet all eligibility requirements will be notified and must participate in Early College Advisement meeting with Ms. Bledsoe before March 1st. Early College course preferences will be selected during this meeting.
Early College Links:
Parent Meeting Presentation:
Request to be Tested for Eligibility:
MTC Dual Enrollment Online Application:
ACCUPLACER Testing Practice Materials Link:
2018-19 Early College Dual Enrollment Parent Meeting Presentation Link: