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  • Winter Chills: How not to freeze at the sight of winter classes

    Winter Chills: How not to freeze at the sight of winter classes
    By Monikha Reyes (Liberal Arts, Class of 2019) The start of the semester feels amazing, right? The professors are interesting, the subjects fascinating, and your classmates’ remarks witty. But the joy wanes as the weeks go by. It’s okay to admit that you may have yearned for the end to be closer on more than one ...
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  • Roqui’s Declassified Finals Survival Guide

    Roqui's Declassified Finals Survival Guide
    By Roqui Clinkscales (Liberal Arts, Class of 2019) Finals are here!!! Projects, papers, exams, oh my!  Now, I know what you’re thinking… this is nothing to be excited about (and I second that emotion). Layer on top the fact that we are facing one of the most unsure times of our lives, and I bet you feel ...
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  • 3 Signs You Ought To Be An Anthropology Major

    3 Signs You Ought To Be An Anthropology Major
    By Roqui Clinkscales, Liberal Arts ’19 Anthropology is the scientific study of humanity — our cultures, societies, languages, and biology — as they have changed over the millennia. Intrigued? Me too! My name is Roqui, and I started a degree in Anthropology at Columbia University after graduating from Borough of Manhattan Community College. I didn’t start out knowing ...
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  • Why My First Professor Is Still My Favorite

    Why My First Professor Is Still My Favorite
    By Alek Kaculini, Business Management ’20 What does it take for a professor to be good? Certainly hard work and dedication. What does it take for a professor to be great, then? Everyone has a different answer, but for me great professors will teach life lessons along with whatever their class is about. I noticed this especially ...
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  • BMCC professors offer sneak-peeks into their online classrooms

    “What the heck will college look like this fall?” Have you caught yourself thinking this more than once in the past few months? Days? Maybe even in the past few minutes? Let these behind-the-scenes videos banish your new-school nerves.  We called on five seasoned professors to offer examples of the online experiences you can expect this fall. ...
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  • First Stop, BMCC: Next Stop, Paris!

    First Stop, BMCC: Next Stop, Paris!
    Rosa is a world explorer and book lover. From BMCC to Hunter College, she’s learning to lead confidently and communicate in multiple languages. “I came to New York City from the Dominican Republic with my mother in 2015. Back home, I studied French and English as a foreign languages. Since I would speak English every day, ...
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  • How BMCC Prepared Me to Take On Baruch

    How BMCC Prepared Me to Take On Baruch
    Meet Aliza, a Human Resources Management major at Baruch College. Before becoming a Bearcat, she studied business as a BMCC Panther.  “I definitely experienced the ‘transfer shock’ of getting used to Baruch College,” she said. “At BMCC, my professors and advisers were very welcoming and helpful and wanted me to succeed. When you transfer to a senior ...
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  • Explained: The CUNY Proficiency Index

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    Hello Future Panthers! My name is Jose Altamirano, and I am the Assistant Director of Admissions at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Today I’m going to take a few minutes to talk about your Proficiency Index Score and the role it plays in your admission to BMCC (and other CUNY schools).  You may hear this term ...
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  • From BMCC to Boston U: A Political Science Journey

    From BMCC to Boston U: A Political Science Journey
    By Eleni Spiru, Liberal Arts ’18 “Queensborough Community College was ten minutes away from my house, but I chose BMCC because I wanted to start over fresh.” Eleni’s new start as a #bmccpanther enabled her to double major in Political Science and Classical Civilizations at Boston University. “Ever since I read some political science books for a high ...
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  • What makes my transcript “official?”

    What makes my transcript "official?"
    If you’ve clicked SUBMIT on your online application, the next step is to submit proof of previous education. This post will help you determine what types of documents we can accept and how they should be delivered to us.
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  • How to check your application status in CUNYfirst

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  • 6 Sure-fire Ways to Crush Your Fall Semester

    6 Sure-fire Ways to Crush Your Fall Semester
    “Always ask for a business card from everyone you speak with so you can follow up with that person if you need to.” John Doe Designer Whether you are entering a college classroom for the first time or returning to a familiar routine, we know that you have big goals for this semester. We asked the advisors, mentors, and ...
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  • What the heck is an “articulation agreement,” and what can it do for you?

    What the heck is an “articulation agreement,” and what can it do for you?
    One of the best things about community colleges is that they are low-cost gateways to great four-year colleges and universities. You start by taking quality classes at a low price, and then apply to another school and transfer your credits to get the higher degree. But transferring can be tricky. The admissions office at your next school ...
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  • BMCC helped me find my passion, and got me into Columbia!

    BMCC helped me find my passion, and got me into Columbia!
    This is Paige. Today, she studies Art History at Columbia University, but at first she was a Liberal Arts major at BMCC. “I came to college after working for nine years. I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to study, so I took classes in a variety of subjects. “My favorite class was an Art History survey course ...
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  • 6 Reasons “Destination: BMCC” Should Make Your Weekend List

    6 Reasons "Destination: BMCC" Should Make Your Weekend List
    On Saturday, March 23 from 11am-2pm, we are throwing the doors of the Borough of Manhattan Community College wide open. Come experience what makes this school second to none!
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  • Easing Homesickness One Snack at a Time

    Easing Homesickness One Snack at a Time
    My name is Raheem Wallace, and I am the founder and CEO of global snack supply company called Caribbean Lunch Pan. Oh, and I’m also a full time community college student. I’m passionate about what I do ─ helping others and growing myself. But it wasn’t an easy journey to get where I am now.
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  • Entrepreneurship: A big word that holds even bigger career possibilities

    Entrepreneurship: A big word that holds even bigger career possibilities
    At its core, entrepreneurship is the process of turning any idea into reality. Do you want to start your own business? Find your dream job? Begin a new hobby? Found a non-profit? Entrepreneurship is a lifestyle and mindset that gives you the freedom to network with new people and access new ideas to make that ...
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  • After 30 Years in Business, I’m Finally Figuring Out the Right Way to Do It

    After 30 Years in Business, I'm Finally Figuring Out the Right Way to Do It
    Starting your own small business is really easy — you can do it in ten minutes on the internet — but making it a success takes a lot of steps. It’s taken me awhile to figure that out.
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  • How to Accept your BMCC Admission Offer in 4 Clicks or Less

    How to Accept your BMCC Admission Offer in 4 Clicks or Less
    BMCC has begun admitting students for Spring 2019! Follow these steps to see if you are accepted and then confirm you want to go to school here.
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