2012 College Board CollegeKeys Compact Innovation Award Recipient
Thomas College is committed to the success of its students from admittance to job placement. The EDGE program represents one of these commitments.
Beginning with a free one-week intensive program, including a college-level course, student development activities and college management workshops, the EDGE program is designed to assist students in building success in college.
The intensive program is followed by individualized academic coaching throughout the fall semester.
Enrollment is limited.
Early application is encouraged for priority placement.
|EDGE participants receive:
*One free course to jump start their successful record at Thomas College
*Student development opportunities designed specifically for EDGE students
*Priority early move-in (for residential students)
*Option of on-campus housing for commuter students.
*Book voucher to cover cost of up to $250 for fall books upon successful completion of the program (redeemed at Thomas College bookstore only)
*Second book voucher to cover cost of up to $250 for spring books after completion of fall semester (redeemed at Thomas College bookstore only)
*Individualized academic coaching during fall semester
|Expectations of Participants
*Participate actively in ALL EDGE events, including classes, workshops, activities, and group and individual meetings
*Adhere to Thomas College campus policies during EDGE events, including the week-long intensive
*Complete successfully the course offered during the week-long intensive
*Participate in new student orientation activities during the three days following the week-long intensive
*Meet on a regular basis for academic coaching during the fall semester
*Participate in at least three Connections Program events during the fall semester
For more information about the EDGE program, please contact:
180 West River Road
Waterville, ME 04901
The EDGE is made possible through the generosity of the Council of Independent Colleges and Wal-Mart College Success Awards.