• The goal of The Early College at Guilford’s admissions process is to admit capable and diverse students.  The Admissions Team* reviews applications and accompanying documentation of prospective ninth graders and – as spaces are available – of students entering tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grades (entry at twelfth grade not recommended).  The Admissions Team conducts individualized reviews of each applicant based upon all of the information contained in each file.  The Team does not automatically admit or deny any applicant without an individualized evaluation of his or her application.

    • Grades:  A/B average, unweighted grade point average of 3.5 or better
    • Completion of Math I and Math II prior to 9th grade year
    • 11th & 12th Graders:  Advanced Placement course experience preferred
    • Recommendations:  Positive academic recommendations
    • Standardized Test Results:  End-of-Grade/End-of Course results, PreACT/ACT, PSAT/SAT results, when scores are available, and any other aptitude or achievement scores from the past two years (A strong candidate typically scores at or above the 93%ile on standardized tests.)
    • Select 9th & 10th Graders:  ECG Academic Assessments (Early College Day)

         The Admissions Team uses a holistic approach to admissions and considers the following information – in addition to the aforementioned – when reviewing applications:

    • Leadership and service experience
    • Intellectual curiosity and ability to do accelerated work
    • Responsibility and maturity-ability to make good decisions in a college campus environment
    • Interest in the early college
    • Unique talents or interests
    • Motivation and self-discipline
    • Rigor - difficulty of middle/high school courses taken

     Students’ overall profiles must indicate a level of readiness necessary for success in an accelerated high school curriculum that includes full-time college work for eleventh and twelfth grade years. 

     *Admissions Team Members

     ECG Principal, ECG School Counselor, Guilford College Liaison, ECG Faculty

    Overview of the Application for Admission:

    Application for Admission

     Must be typed or handwritten by student

    • All applicants will respond to ONE essay prompt.
    • Essays should be approximately one page in length.

     Completed by Parent/Guardian

    • Demographic Information

     Recommendations

    • Two Recommendations
    • current Core Teachers: Math, Science, Language Arts and Social Studies

     Achievement Records

    • PSAT, SAT, ACT, End-of-Grade/Course test results, etc.
    • Report cards or Transcripts from 2016-17 school year AND 1st semester of 2017-2018 school year
    • 9th & 10th grade applicants may be invited to participate in ECG Assessment Day. You will complete the curriculum based math, critical reading, and writing assessments. 
    • ECG ASSESSMENTS DAY: February 24, 2018
    • Some 11th and 12th grade applicants MAY be invited to an interview with the ECG Principal, ECG School Counselor and Guilford College Liaison

     

    Applications will be available online at:

    GCS Magnet Application

     Deadline to submit COMPLETE Application to The Early College at Guilford’s Office: Friday, February 16, 2018 by 4:00 pm

     

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    2018 ECG Information Sessions on the campus of Guilford College

    DATE

    TIME

    LOCATION

     

    Monday, January 22, 2018

     

    6:00pm-7:00pm

     

    ECG Information Session

    Meet the Staff

     

    Joseph M. Bryan Junior Auditorium

    Frank Science Building, Guilford College

     

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    9:30 am-10:30 am

    ECG Information Session and Tour

     

     

    Joseph M. Bryan Junior Auditorium

    Frank Science Building, Guilford College

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    9:30 am -10:30 am

    ECG Information Session and Tour

     

    Joseph M. Bryan Junior Auditorium

    Frank Science Building, Guilford College

     

     

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

     

    1:30pm-2:30pm

     

    ECG Information Session and Tour

     

    Joseph M. Bryan Junior Auditorium

    Frank Science Building, Guilford College

     

     

     

    Directions to Joseph M. Bryan Junior Auditorium:  From New Garden Road, turn onto the campus of Guilford College – George Fox Road.  Frank Family Science Building is the brick building directly in front of you.  Bryan Junior Auditorium is located on the 1st floor of this building.  Parking is available in the lot to the left of the building.