Summer Bridge Academy

Goals and Objectives

  • Give students the confidence and skills to successfully transition to college.
  • Assist students in their personal development of life skills including test-taking strategies.
  • Familiarize students with Goodwin College and its resources.
  • Teach classroom skills to prepare students for college level courses.
  • Foster positive relationships with peers, faculty, and staff at Goodwin College.
  • Enhance critical thinking skills through self-exploration and class experiences.
  • Gain leadership skills through classroom activities, discussions, and cultural experiences.
  • Develop strategies and resources for students to balance school, work, and personal commitments.


  • Earn up to six collegiate credits in six weeks.
  • Students who enroll at Goodwin College within 12 months of graduation are eligible to receive a $10,000 scholarship.
  • Exposure to college life in a structured and supportive learning community.
  • Team building exercises and leadership activities.
  • Academic boot camps to prepare for college-level coursework.