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Middlesex Community College to offer high school students college credit

Middlesex Community College will host two orientation sessions for the Middlesex Dual Enrollment Academy, which allows qualified high school and home-schooled students to earn college credit while meeting their high school graduation requirements. The Lowell campus session will be held on Wednesday, March 15, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Federal Building Assembly Room, 50 Kearney Square. The Bedford campus session will be held on Wednesday, March 29, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Alcott Room in the Bedford Campus Library, 591 Springs Road. Dual enrollment students pay reduced tuition costs. State funding is available to cover tuition and fees for a limited number of students; the college-level courses that are transferable to an associate or bachelor’s degree program. For more information, visit www.middlesex.mass.edu/dualenroll/ or contact MCC’s Academic, Career & Transfer Center at 1-800-818-3434.

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Jennifer Fenn Lefferts can be reached at jflefferts@yahoo.com.