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Instructions

Applications for participation in the 2018 BESt Program are due by April 2, 2018. Please note that applications can be submitted without letters of recommendations and Accuplacer test results, if applicable, included. However, these materials must be submitted via email to Misha-Renee Hart by the application deadline.

Please read these instructions and the eligibility criteria before completing the online application as materials are required prior to completing the online application.

For you begin the application process, gather the following:

  • A completed parent/guardian and student release of information form. (Click here to download form.)
  • A current, official transcript from the student’s current school. 
  • A signed authorization for the release of information from the student’s school. (Click here to download form.)
  • BESt II, BESt III, and BESt IV Applicants – Accuplacer test results.
  • BESt III and BESt IV Applicants – A copy of your most recent standardized test scores (ACT or SAT).

Important Note – All Applicants

Please review the data requirements of the BESt online application form before applying to BESt. Applications that are incomplete CAN BE SAVED and completed at a later date. Only complete applications can be submitted for BESt program review.

Important Note – BESt II Applicants (Only High School Sophomores)

BESt II applicants are required to take the reading and writing portion of the Accuplacer Placement Test at Forest Park Community College. The math portion of the Accuplacer Placement Test is not required. All BESt II applicants should have Accuplacer Placement Test scores available when completing the BESt online application form. All current high school sophomores (BESt II applicants) MUST submit an application to Forest Park Community College at least 1 hour prior to taking the Accuplacer Placement Test. If you have any questions about the Forest Park application or the Accuplacer Placement Test, please contact Deborah Logan at 314-644-9101 or dlogan@stlcc.edu.

Important Note – BESt III Applicants (Only High School Juniors)

As part of the program, BESt III students are eligible to receive college credit for classes taken in the program over the summer. All current high school juniors (BESt III applicants) MUST submit an application to Forest Park Community College at least 1 hour prior to taking the Accuplacer Placement Test. If you have any questions about the Forest Park application or the Accuplacer Placement Test, please contact Deborah Logan at 314-644-9101 or dlogan@stlcc.edu.

  • All high school juniors must complete the Dual Enrollment Application to Forest Park Community College. Applicants must submit the Dual Enrollment Application with high school transcript to the Forest Park Community College Admissions Office at least 1 hour prior to taking the Accuplacer Placement Test.
  • Applicants must present their Forest Park student number and picture identification to sit for the Accuplacer Placement Test. Call or visit the Assessment Center at Forest Park Community College to obtain a schedule for Accuplacer Placement Test opportunities.
  • BESt III applicants should have Accuplacer Placement Test scores available when completing the BESt online application form.
  • All BESt III applicants must submit a school issued and approved “Authorization for Release of Information” for student records including but not limited to ACT results and transcripts. You must submit the “Authorization for Release of Information”  during the application process.

Important Note – BESt IV Applicants (Only High School Seniors)

As part of the program, BESt IV students are eligible to receive college credit for classes taken in the program over the summer. All current high school seniors (BESt IV applicants) MUST submit an application to Forest Park Community College at least 1 hour prior to taking the Acccuplacer Placement Test. If you have any questions about the Forest Park application or the Accuplacer Placement Test,please contact Deborah Logan at 314-644-9101 or dlogan@stlcc.edu.

  • All high school seniors must complete the Dual Enrollment Application to Forest Park Community College. Applicants must submit the Dual Enrollment Application with high school transcript to the Forest Park Community College Admissions Office at least 1 hour prior to taking the Accuplacer Placement Test.
  • Applicants must present their Forest Park student number and picture identification to sit for the Accuplacer Placement Test. Call or visit the Assessment Center at Forest Park Community College to obtain a schedule for Accuplacer Placement Test opportunities.
  • BESt IV applicants should have Accuplacer Placement Test scores available when completing the BESt online application form.
  • All BESt IV applicants must submit a school issued and approved “Authorization for Release of Information” for student records including but not limited to ACT results and transcripts. You must submit the “Authorization for Release of Information” during the application process.