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College Connections Workshop


with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Mar 1, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Entering the college world can be a daunting and overwhelming process. In this low-key, fun-filled workshop, learn about and take the necessary steps in finding and applying to the right school/program of study for you. Enroll at anytime, even after the course has begun, as the topics are broken down into 1-3 week modules. Topics include the following:

  • Career interest inventory and personality profile;
  • Computer and technology skills for college success;
  • Explore Maine and other US colleges via internet and local college visits;
  • College lingo - what do AA, BS, FAFSA & EFC mean?;
  • Test taking, study skills and learning resources;
  • Local college prep and access programs, such as MEOC, adult education academic classes, etc.;
  • College and financial aid applications, including scholarships.

No class 04/19/19. Makeup class (if needed) 06/07/19.

College Prep Algebra


with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Feb 7, 2019 at 4:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is perfect for adults who need to prepare for success on a college entrance or licensure examination, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, pass the HiSET math test, and/or earn a high school credential in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed, and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19.

Prerequisites:  Confidence in whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages, or Arithmetic Accuplacer score of 50+.  Math for College & Work or Pre-Algebra will provide necessary preparation.  Call for an appointment to find out your next step.

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