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Math for College

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Our college transition program offers Math classes to prepare students to take the ACCUPLACER which determines readiness for College Level Algebra. The class is designed to help you with the skills you need to (a) earn an acceptable score on the number skills and elementary algebra Accuplacer and (b) help you succeed in your College Algebra class. 

10 weeks

Tuesdays, 6-8 pm

March 20-May 22

Our director will contact you to discuss eligiblity.

SAT Test Prep: Evidence-based Reading and Writing


with Instructor Clements

Calendar Mar 21, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

High school students will be taught about the format of the test and test taking strategies specific to that subject, by experts in their fields. Students will thoroughly review and practice within the subject area, focus on individual challenges, as well as on aspects that have traditionally given students difficulties. Frequent assessments provide each student with individual feedback. Up to one hour homework per meeting, including a practice section, will be assigned at each meeting.

Tuition: $150 for one subject, includes all materials. 

This course will cover all aspects of SAT Reading and Writing sections, including sentence completion, passage-based reading, vocabulary-in-context, literal comprehension, and extended reasoning questions. Instructor Clements earned his English degree from Brown University with a master’s degree in education from U Mass. He has taught at Cape Elizabeth High since 2004 and worked for the College Board since 2005 correcting SAT timed essays.

Four Wednesdays, 03/21 to 04/11/2018

6:00 to 8:00 pm, A104

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you want BOTH the SAT evidence-based read/writing AND either of the SAT math classes, plus want to save $25, please choose the SAT Prep: BOTH option, also listed on this website. Or call 730-5040 or for assistance.

SAT Test Prep: Get Me Ready Math
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SAT Test Prep: Get Me Ready Math


with Instructor Clements

Calendar Mar 12, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

SAT PREP: GET ME READY MATH is for students who need a brush up and test taking strategies to attain optimal success on their SAT Math test. This class will review solving and interpreting linear equations, systems and quadratics. We’ll also talk about how to recognize and work with exponential function, function notation and composite functions. Test taking tips and calculator strategies will also be addressed. Instructor Hayward has taught SAT prep classes since 1998, teaches high school math through AP Calculus currently at Scarborough High. He earned his Mathematics degree from the University of Maine and Master's degree in Secondary Teaching of Mathematics from the University of New Hampshire.

Four Mondays, 03/12 to 04/02/2018, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Room A104

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you want BOTH the SAT evidence-based read/writing AND either of the SAT math classes, plus want to save $25, please choose the SAT Prep: BOTH option, also listed on this website. Or call 730-5040 or for assistance.





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