Siena College and Tamarac High School have partnered to create an innovative program for high school students to secure enrollment in any bachelor’s degree program at Siena as soon as their freshman year.
Sometimes you just know you're meant to be a Saint.
WHILE IN HIGH SCHOOL: START YOUR LIFE AS A SAINT
Your journey to becoming a Siena Saint starts during your first year at Tamarac High School.
- Submit a brief essay requesting consideration for the opportunity to the Tamarac High School School Counseling Center.
- Be academically eligible and on grade level enrolled in college prep coursework including Algebra and Biology by the start of 9th grade.
- Have earned grades consistently at 85 or above in the core classes of math, English, science, history and language.
- Participate in an interview workshop and subsequent interview with a member of the Siena College Admissions Staff.
- Be on track to complete the necessary courses to attain a Regents Diploma with advanced standing. Including—four years of: English, social studies, math (typically including pre-calculus), sciences (including biology, earth science, and chemistry).
COLLEGE PREPARATION PARTNERSHIP
Siena and Tamarac work together to schedule, organize and present a series of workshops designed and delivered by the Siena Admissions and Financial Aid staff. Some topics may include:
“Finding the Right Fit”
“What Will Colleges Look For When I Apply?”
“Hands on Tour”
“Making Dreams Come True…It Take More than Magic”
“College is Closer Than You Think, Never too Early to Plan”
WORKING ON YOUR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE: SEE WHAT SAINTS DO
Aspiring CEO? Entrepreneur? Sports marketer? Digital strategist? Financial analyst? Whatever your career goals, you can count on our academic programs to get you there. Couple that with our passionate faculty, and liberal arts education, you’ll be prepared for all areas of your life, wise well beyond your years.
We know when you imagine college, academics certainly aren’t the only thing that comes to mind. Whether our Saints are grabbing a quesadilla at the food truck, meeting with the hip-hop club between classes, rebuilding a home with Habitat for Humanity, or grabbing their cleats before their intramural flag football game—our Saints agree, it’s always a great day to be a Saint.