Is New Visions Right for Me?

New Visions students must be college-bound, motivated, and academically competitive, and they should demonstrate an interest and desire to learn about the program to which they are applying. By the end of their junior year, New Visions students must successfully complete and pass:

  • Regents Exam in Integrated Algebra
  • Regents Exam in Geometry
  • Regents Exam in Algebra 2/Trigonometry
  • Regents Exam in Living Environment
  • Regents Exam in Chemistry, Earth Science, and/or Physics
  • Completed 3 years of Science and Mathematics taught at the Regents level
  • All required Regents exams (Global History, English, U.S. History)

High school juniors from TST BOCES component schools may apply to a New Visions program for their senior year. Acceptance into a New Visions program is very competitive and selection is based on:

  • Academic Courses and Grades Earned
  • Teacher and Counselor Recommendations
  • Interview
  • Attendance
  • Essay

For more information, potential New Visions students and parents are strongly encouraged to attend the Open House for their program of choice. Listed below are the dates and locations of the New Visions Open House Events:

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 – New Visions Life Sciences Open House
Location: Cornell University, Guterman Bioclimatic Laboratory, Room 110
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – New Visions Engineering Open House
Location: Cornell University, 204 Thurston Hall
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 – New Visions Health and Medical Sciences Open House
Location: Cayuga Medical Center, Howell Conference Center (2nd Floor)
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.