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Algebra Skills for College - Summer

$129

with Alverta Dyar

Jun 6, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

This course is designed for students who have a solid base in math but little or no experience in algebra. Students should have an ACCUPLACER score in arithmetic above 55 and an algebra score between 50 and 75 indicating a need to improve skills for college level algebra. The course will cover word problems, using formulas, solving linear equations, algebraic expressions, factoring of polynomials, and solving quadratic equations. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges and universities.) 

This course is part of our Maine Adult Education College Transitions Program. There is no registration fee for qualifying students. A $10 book fee does apply. For more information on the College Transitions program and for a registration appointment, please call 453-4200, ext. 3114. 

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College Transitions Student Success - WS17

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with Linda Davis

Feb 2, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks

This course, designed with University of Maine at Augusta, 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)

No class Feb 23 - Winter Break and Apr 20 - Spring Break.

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Essentials of College Planning - WS17

Free

with Teri Morse

Feb 1, 2017 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

This workshop introduces people to educational opportunities in general and MEOC services in particular. This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The admission section reviews college options, the college search process and the application structure. The fundamentals of financial aid, including the filing process and the applications are covered in detail. Career options and counseling are introduced. Effective transitions into college, college readiness and study skills are discussed. The participant receives 101 The Essentials of College Planning Workbook, The Post Secondary Guide to Education in Maine, The Student Guide, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

 

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Financial Aid Planning - WS17

Free

with Teri Morse

Mar 15, 2017 at 11 am, runs for 1 week

This workshop will provide an overview of financial basics and the completion of the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Discussion will include a review of the federal, state, school-based, and private funding sources. Upon completion of this workshop the student will be able to effectively access the funding they need to complete their college degree. An emphasis will be placed on student responsibility and an understanding of the full financial process and timetable. Participants should bring their last year’s income details to the workshop. Participants should be current college students or prospective college students who have attended an earlier session of Essentials of College Planning Workshop with MEOC.

 

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Number Skills for College (eve) - WS17

$10

with Roland Garbe

Jan 30, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is designed for students whose arithmethic Accuplacer score is between 35 and 54 indicating a need to improve mathematical skills. The course will cover basic math, whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents, order of operations, rational numbers, ratios and proportions. Reduce your math anxiety in the hands-on, fun approach of this class. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges and universities.)

No class Feb 20 - Winter Break & Apr. 17 - Spring Break.

Other fees (paid later)

  • Book Fee - $10.00
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Number Skills for College - Summer

$10

with Allison Benfatta Burns

Jun 6, 2017 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

This course is designed for students whose arithmetic ACCUPLACER score is between 35 and 54 indicating a need to improve mathematical skills. The course will cover basic math, whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents, order of operations, rational numbers, ratios and proportions. Reduce your math anxiety in the hands-on, fun approach of this class. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges and universities.)

This course is part of our Maine Adult Education College Transitions Program. There is no registration fee for qualifying students. A $10 book fee does apply. For more information on the College Transitions program and for a registration appointment, please call 453-4200, ext. 3114. 

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Number Skills for College - WS17

$10

with Allison Benfatta Burns

Jan 30, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is designed for students whose arithmetic Accuplacer score is between 35 and 54 indicating a need to improve mathematical skills. The course will cover basic math, whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents, order of operations, rational numbers, ratios and proportions. Reduce your math anxiety in the hands-on, fun approach of this class. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges and universities.)

No class Feb 20 & 22 - Winter Break and Apr 17 & 19 - Spring Break.

Other fees (paid later)

  • Book Fee - $10.00
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Odysseyware & Open Lab - Summer

Free

with Allison Benfatta Burns

Jun 6, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

If daytime classes don’t fit your schedule, this evening lab is  available to study with the instructor or take advantage of the Odysseyware option. Odysseyware is a computerized learning program that offers you the opportunity to earn credits toward your high school diploma, prep for the HiSET exam, or brush up for the ACCUPLACER. Work at your own pace with the assistance of an instructor who is available in the classroom during established times. All classes require a minimum of eight hours of on-site instruction; however, they can be worked on from home or any location with the Internet. Maximum of three HS credits through Odysseyware.

Registration for the this program must be done in person. Please call 453-4200, ext. 3114 for more information or an appointment.





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