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LSUA Offers Early Start Program for First Time College Students

Released: 05/03/2001

<p>Louisiana State University at Alexandria (LSUA) offers the Early Start Program to give first time college students the opportunity to experience college life and receive advance standing credit in University Studies (USTY) 1001 at LSUA. </p><p> Interested individuals should complete an enrollment form, provide proof of high school graduation and pay a $25 participation fee. If the $20 application fee to attend LSUA has already been submitted, the cost is only $5. </p><p> Three sessions are available: May 21-25 from 8 a.m. until noon; June 18-22 from 12 until 4 p.m. or July 9-13 from 12 until 4 p.m. </p><p> Besides earning college credit, participants will learn study skills needed for the transition to college, explore career development, go through the admissions process and talk with a faculty advisor to schedule classes for the summer or fall semesters. </p><p> For more information about the program or to receive an enrollment form, contact the LSUA Admissions Office at 473-6417 or toll free 1-888-473-6417. </p>