FREE OF CHARGE FOR ELIGIBLE RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
STARS is a U.S. Department of Education Trio Program
For more information, call Philip Burnham at 860-512-3345,
email pburnham@manchestercc.edu
or visit www.manchestercc.edu/STARS
STARS APPLICATION
GET READY FOR COLLEGE IN SIX WEEKS DURING THE SUMMER!
STARS is a six-week summer program designed to
prepare you for the academic year ahead. The program
runs from late June to mid-August. You attend classes
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and take
educational trips on Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE OF CHARGE
Tuition for up to seven credits
All books and supplies
CT transit bus pass for six weeks
All-expense paid trips to educational destinations
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?
Recent high school graduate, age 17-24
Eligible for financial aid and/or first generation
Accuplacer test results place you into developmental
English course ENG 093
STARS PROVIDES YOU WITH
THE OPPORTUNITY TO:
Practice reading, writing and math skills
Earn up to seven college credits
Work with tutors, mentors and advisors
Learn how to balance college and work
Take trips and enjoy campus activities
Feel good about yourself!
Once you complete the summer program and continue
studying at MCC, you will take a 1-credit study skills class
and participate in ongoing trips, tutoring, and enrichment
workshops in the fall.
FOUR EASY STEPS TO APPLY:
Complete the MCC Admissions Application
Sign up and take the assessment test
Fill out the STARS Application
Fill out FAFSA
EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION
PROGRAM INFORMATION
APPLICANT INFORMATION
First Name MI Last Name Banner ID
Summer 2020
STARS Application
Please complete this application and sign, date and mail with your attached essay to: STARS, Manchester Community College, MS #8, P.O. Box 1046,
Manchester, CT 06045-1046 or deliver to Student Services Center, SSC L120.
City State Zip
Home Phone Cell Phone Email
Parent (s) Name
Parent Email
High School Name
High School Address
Name of High School Counselor/Contact Phone Number
1. Have you completed an MCC Admissions Application?
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Yes
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No
3. Have you taken the Challenge Essay?
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Yes
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No
4. Have you completed the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA)?
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Yes
n
No
5. Are your available for ALL activities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 23,
2020 to Friday, August 7, 2020?
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Yes
n
No
6. Have either of your parents/guardian graduated from a four-year college or
university?
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Yes
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No
9. What programs/activities have you been involved with in high school, your
community and/or church?
8. How did you hear about STARS?
7. Will you be using public transportation?
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Yes
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No
10. Do you have a documented disability?
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Yes
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No
We adhere to ADA Laws. If you have a documented disability and wish to access
special services, please contact Joe Navarra at 860-512-3320.
2. Have you taken the Accuplacer® Test
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Yes
n
No
College Name
Test Date
Test Date
Placement
Placement
(English) (Math)
February 2020/PR
QUESTIONS: Contact Phil Burnham at 860-512-3345, pburnham@manchestercc.edu
Street Address Apt. # Date of Birth
PERSONAL ESSAY AND SIGNATURE REQUIRED FOR SUBMISSION
QUESTIONS: Contact Phil Burnham at 860-512-3345, pburnham@manchestercc.edu
Please write a brief essay (one page maximum) describing why you wish to participate in the STARS program; for example, you may decide to write about why
you want to pursue a college education or what you are hoping to get out of the STARS experience. Your application will not be processed without the essay.
Signature High School Name Date
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