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Students benefit from two day College Preparedness Workshop

Matthew Munroe (left) and Dazure Nicolls (right) agreed that the College Preparedness Workshop was very beneficial.

Nearly 40 high school students participated in the free two-day College Preparedness Workshop held at the Sir Charles Hayward Library on Tuesday, an event coordinated with the library, College Ready Bahamas and Education USA. In an effort to give participants’ one-on-one knowledge of college life and what to expect during the transition into tertiary education,…
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Parker-Edgecombe challenges graduates to be inspired by obstacles

Pakesia Parker-Edgecombe Parliamentary Secretary of Information and Communication in the Office of the Prime Minister

Under the theme, ‘Inspired to excel in a time of change’ 46 students of Bahamas Institute of Business and Technology (BIBT) received their diplomas at the Grand Lucayan Ballroom on Sunday afternoon, concluding their tertiary education at the learning institution. Family, friends and well wishers assembled in the ballroom which was filled to capacity to…
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Advisor: Timing is everything when applying to college

Students participating in the Summer College Planning Workshop, Tuesday morning, learned that timing is everything for students preparing to make application to higher learning institutions, post their high school careers.

Carla Turnquest, President of College Ready Bahamas and Education USA Advisor told participants attending the Summer College Planning Workshop that students preparing to make application to higher learning institutions, post high school careers, must understand the importance of appropriate timing as it relates to deadlines and application submissions. Speaking to the students gathered at the…
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BETA Camp sparks interest in science and technology

Over 60 students between the ages of 11 through 14 participated in the Annual Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement (BETA) Summer Camp held last week at the Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy (MSSCA) school grounds. A first for the island, co-founder and president of BETA, Trenicka Rolle, revealed that it was decided to…
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