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ACCUPLACER Testing W17

$15

with Hannah Bard

Jan 1, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 25 weeks
In collaboration with Kennebec Valley Community College we now offer the college entrance exam called ACCUPLACER. This test will provide information about your level of skill and accomplishment in reading, writing, mathematics and computers. Colleges may use these scores and other information that you provide to help determine the course most appropriate for you at this time. Testing is administered via the Internet in our own computer lab. A $15 fee will be charged for testing. If student enrolls in our College Transitions Program the fee will be waived.
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CASAS Testing W17

$5

with Hannah Bard

Jan 1, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 25 weeks
Testing is computer or paper based. A $5 fee will be charged for testing. If student enrolls in our program the fee will be waived.
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College Career Advising W17

Free

with Hannah Bard

Jan 17, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 19 weeks
Course to familiarize, test, and instruct students.
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College Transitions Student Success W17

Free

with Linda Davis

Jan 17, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 16 weeks
This course, designed with University of Maine at Augusta and Kennebec Valley Community College, will assist students to develop the skills necessary to be successful in college. In this course, you will be provided an opportunity to experience college expectations and routines, such as choosing classes and participating in online class exercises. Students will be exposed to a variety of expert speakers to gain the tools necessary to be confident and successful in college from beginning to graduation day and beyond. The class will cover topics such as college applications, FAFSA & financial aid, scholarships, loans and grants, accessing resources, study skills, time management, and more in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere. At the end of the course, all students will have completed the application process to their chosen school and all financial aid documentation needed for enrollment in a positive, supportive environment. Upon successful completion, students may be eligible for college credits and/or scholarship opportunities. (3 UMA credits/1 KVCC credit)
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Local College Tours W17

Free

with Linda Davis

Jan 17, 2017 , runs for 18 weeks
Do you want to tour a college, but want someone to go with you to advise you? Call today and schedule an appointment with our college and career advisor. You will meet with admissions personnel and learn about programs and requirements, peer mentors, and financial aid as well as touring the facility. This tour could be the beginning of understanding how to access and feel at ease with a college campus. Colleges may include, but are not limited to: Kennebec Valley Community College, Thomas College, University of Maine at Augusta, and Unity College. Tours will be scheduled by appointment.
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Number Skills for College W17

$35

with Maria McGovern

Jan 23, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks
This course will prepare students for Algebra I and/or entry-level college math. Whether you need a refresher before registering for your first college math course or need to improve your scores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course helpful. There will be a review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percentages, and other essential math skills. Word problems and the language of math will be explored.
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Reading Skills for College W17

$35

with Paula Raymond

Mar 13, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 11 weeks

This course is a college-level reading course designed to help students improve their reading comprehension and ability to do critical analysis. Students will develop advanced vocabulary skills and improve reading speed and comprehension in assignments involving lengthy and difficult college-level texts and scholarly articles.

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Writing Skills for College W17

$35

with Kimberly Waite

Jan 17, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 16 weeks
Achieve your goal of becoming a better writer and start your college journey today! This course will prepare you for college level writing, the Sentence Skills portion of the ACCUPLACER exam, and the writing portion of Praxis I. Work in this course will include: • Building confidence with grammar • Writing several well-developed paragraphs • Conducting research • Using specific revision strategies • Responding to writing prompts • Writing an argumentative essay The ACCUPLACER college entrance exam will be administered at the end of the course. Please contact the Adult Ed office for details of this exciting college preparatory program.




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