GREAT BARRINGTON, MA - It's not every day that students start college early, but for this Vineyard Haven, MA student, that's exactly the case. Becket Wadleigh earned a place in the fall 2019 entering class at Bard College at Simon's Rock.
Wadleigh's academic and personal achievements stood out, securing Becket a spot at Simon's Rock this fall. The campus in Great Barrington, Massachusetts is home to about 450 highly motivated students engaged in a rigorous college education. Early college students are on track to graduate from college one or two years ahead of their peers.
Bard College at Simon's Rock, founded in 1966 and nestled in the bucolic Berkshires, is the only college in the country specifically designed for highly motivated students ready to enter college early, usually after the 10th or 11th grade. Simon's Rock offers a challenging program in the liberal arts and sciences, taught in small seminars by supportive, highly-trained faculty. The Princeton Review's Best 382 Colleges rates academics at Simon's Rock higher than Harvard and Princeton. For more information visit www.simons-rock.edu.