What’s important to know about the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)?
BMCC is an accredited post-secondary institution that forms part of the City University of New York system. Since the Learning Across America program began in 2007, well over 10,000 au pairs have successfully completed their educational component through BMCC courses.
What’s the difference between BMCC’s Learning Local and Learning Express programs?
The Learning Local program allows you to attend class locally and then participate in a Cultural Hi-Ways tour to the destination you’re studying. In choosing this option, you have the entire tour weekend to explore the destination.
BMCC’s Learning Express program allows you to study, explore and earn educational credits during the same long weekend in the city you’re studying.
When do Learning Local courses take place?
Learning Local students attend 2 or 3 Sunday classes (a few courses may include a Saturday class instead). Classes are spread out over several weeks, with a break before the tour portion of the class.
Where do Learning Local courses take place?
Learning Local courses take place in New York City as well as Chicago, Connecticut, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.
Where do Learning Express courses take place?
Learning Express courses take place in Chicago, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, DC with more cities to come! Learning Express courses offer you the opportunity to travel to an exciting American destination and take classes there. Each day students will learn in the classroom and onsite at local attractions.
How can I learn more about the travel portion of the courses?
BMCC partners with Cultural Hi-Ways to conduct your tour. For details of your travel itinerary please visit the Cultural Hi-Ways website.
What if I have more questions?
If you have a question about an educational course then please email or call (646.204.6865) BMCC. If your question concerns the travel portion of a course then please email or call (800.979.1872) Cultural Hi-Ways.