Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to take a placement test before I take ESL courses?

When can I begin to take college content courses?

Do I have to take all of the ESL courses in my level?

I only want to take one or two courses. Which course should I take first: reading, writing, speaking, or note taking?

What can I do to complete the ESL courses as soon as possible?

I graduated from a high school in the United States. Why do I have to study ESL now at BHCC?

If I fail a course, does it affect my financial aid?

Is financial aid available in the summer?