On a recent afternoon at the Pre-Collegiate Learning Center of New Jersey, students sat on couches and around tables in the break room engaged in a variety of studies. One young woman sat by herself studying Japanese.
Freshman Rita Kabarity of Highland Park was intently hunched over her computer studying the Greek poet Homer, as a proctor, a Rutgers University student, worked with her.
“It’s really been great,” said Rita. “You get to do your work with no one bothering you.”