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Author: Chandra Joos deKoven

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Chandra Joos deKoven is director of admission at Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Mass.

Posted March 31, 2016, 9:40 a.m. by Chandra Joos deKoven | View Comments
early college high school independence

Many people go to college after they finish high school. Sometimes knowing why, sometimes not. There’s not necessarily anything wrong with that. The usual path works for many students – but not everyone. Some teens are ready for the challenge of college much earlier than others. They might sign up for college classes or apply for early entrance at a traditional college. And a lot of them find their way here to Bard College at Simon’s Rock, the only four-year residential liberal arts college for students ready to begin college after the 10th or 11th grade. Choosing to leave high ...