1. Westfield State University opens doors to high schoolers with pilot program

    Westfield State University opens doors to high schoolers with pilot program

    Nearly 100 students on campus for orientation earlier this week at Westfield State University won't be college freshman in the fall. They will be high school juniors taking college-level English in their high schools in Holyoke, Springfield and Westfield with both a high-school teacher and a Westfield State instructor. If all goes well, those students -- 20 or so from five area high schools -- will spend a good chunk of their senior year on the Westfield State campus taking one or two more courses on their way to a head start on a bachelor's degree quicker and more cheaply ...

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    1. We want to introduce college to students who don't necessarily expect that they will go to college.
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