What does Global College Pipeline do for students?

GCP participants receive:

  • Academic preparation for the ACT and other proficiency exams
  • Between 16 and 18 college credits that can be applied toward an undergraduate degree
  • Experience studying and working in a foreign country
  • Exposure to campus life through summer residential programs
  • Assistance with choosing a college, study major, and career path
  • Guaranteed acceptance at a partner college/university

Is this program open to every student?

GCP is a wonderful, exclusive opportunity. Student selection criteria include attendance and disciplinary records, GPA, proficiency test scores, personal interviews, and character references from academic personnel.

Once selected, how does a student remain eligible?

GCP participants will be expected to:

  • Maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA
  • Maintain an attendance record of 90% or higher for both in-school and out-of-school components (students may not miss more than five days per semester)
  • Enroll in a foreign language course for at least three academic years
  • Participate fully in the Global Perspectives course
  • Maintain a clean disciplinary record in school and in the community
  • Participate in all summer college–based components