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College Transitions

College Transitions Program
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College Transitions Program

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with Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education

This preparatory course is designed to meet the needs of students who would like to explore the idea of attending college or need to brush up on writing, math and/or science in preparation for enrolling in college. The program of study  includes career planning, academic preparation, financial aid assistance, college planning and

ACCUPLACER testing. We work in partnership with community colleges and the university system to offer high-quality, cost-effective and accessible pathways to post-secondary education for adults. This program is free to eligible participants.

College Transitions Reading and Composition I & II (*min prerequisite EFL 4 reading) In this course learners gain an awareness of the importance of purpose, audience, and subject when approaching writing.  Narrative strategies are explored.  The course gives learners the opportunity to read and write in a variety of forms - narrative, expository, creative, and argumentative.  Learners gain mastery in the process of drafting, revising, editing, and polishing a piece of work.  In developing sophisticated reading and writing skills, learners explore and describe how language works. They learn to observe and analyze the words, patterns and structures that create subtle effects of language.  They learn to synthesize material from diverse sources and to document formal MLA research papers.   

College Transitions Arithmetic and Algebra: (*min prerequisite EFL 4 Math)

This course is designed to refresh advanced computation skills with emphasis on fractions, word problems and elementary algebra skills to better prepare for the ACCUPLACER placement exam. The algebra portion will review topics, such as: operations with integers and rational numbers; algebraic expressions; solving equations; algebraic fractions; polynomials; factoring and quadratic equations.

Additional on-line practice exercises and instruction are required.

College Success Course:  (*min prerequisite EFL 4 Reading)

Students will gain an understanding of the college student experience. The class includes interactive exercises and assignments and in-class discussions covering a  variety of topics - transitioning to college life, goal setting, study skills, time management, campus resources and information literacy. The ultimate purpose of the course is to provide an opportunity for students to learn and adopt strategies to be successful in college and beyond.

 

College Transitions Technology

Free

with Kevin Bremner, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 26, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This class is designed to help students develop competence with basic software and technologies necessary for college success.  It will also help students develop self-directed learning skills that will help them adapt to emerging and evolving technologies in education.  Students will also learn skills that will allow for more efficient use of technology. 

This class will be held Thursdays, September 26th - December 12th from 3:00 - 4:30 P.M.

Call today for more information!

CT College Culture

Free

with Michelle Guillaume, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Sep 23, 2019

Break down the myth of "college"!  During this component of the CT program, students will explore goal setting, time management, financial aid, and career choices.  Guest speakers will frequently visit the class and students will get help with the FAFSA, as well as tour local colleges.  This is a hybrid course; classes are held with additional work on line.  

Call today for more information! 

Financial Aid
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Financial Aid

Free

with Rhonda Jacobson, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

Come learn about grants, scholarships and resources available to help you plan and pay for college. Call us today to learn more about financial aid options.

Call 627-4291 for more information

Financial Planning for College
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Financial Planning for College

Free

with Rhonda Jacobson, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

Everyone's financial situation is different. We will help you find resources and ways to afford college.

Contact our office @627-4291 for more information

HiSET Pre-Testing 12-3PM 11/18-11/20

Free

with Christine Hersom, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 12 pm

Register today for the Hi-SET Pre-Test Sessions.  It’s FREE!

1 - You must commit to all three days of testing.

2 - You must have a valid, state issued photo ID.

3 - You must be at least 17 years old.

If you do not meet these (3) requirements, call us and we will evaluate your situation, you may still be able to pre-test.

Pre-Tests are administered in Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies.

Those who test Adequately or Well Prepared in all pre-test subjects and are at least 17 years old, will be invited to go onto Official testing, the following week.

Those who do not test in the above categories will be evaluated for the next steps, according to your specific situation (classes and/or tutoring).

All pre-testing will be held at the office of the Sanford Community Adult Education in Room 143 at 21 Bradeen Street, Sanford, Maine.  

Please call if you have any questions 490-5145.

HiSET Pre-Testing 12-3PM 8/21, 8/22 & 8/26

Free

with Christine Hersom, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Aug 21, 2019 at 12 pm

TESTING DATES:  WED 8/21, THURS 8/22 AND MON 8/26

Register today for the Hi-SET Pre-Test Sessions.  It’s FREE!

1 - You must commit to all three days of testing.

2 - You must have a valid, state issued photo ID.

3 - You must be at least 17 years old.

If you do not meet these (3) requirements, call us and we will evaluate your situation, you may still be able to pre-test.

Pre-Tests are administered in Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies.

Those who test Adequately or Well Prepared in all pre-test subjects and are at least 17 years old, will be invited to go onto Official testing, the following week.

Those who do not test in the above categories will be evaluated for the next steps, according to your specific situation (classes and/or tutoring).

All pre-testing will be held at the office of the Sanford Community Adult Education in Room 143 at 21 Bradeen Street, Sanford, Maine.  

Please call if you have any questions 490-5145.

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HiSET Pre-Testing 5-8PM 11/18-11/20

Free

with Christine Hersom, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Nov 18, 2019 at 5 pm

Register today for the Hi-SET Pre-Test Sessions.  It’s FREE!

1 - You must commit to all three days of testing.

2 - You must have a valid, state issued photo ID.

3 - You must be at least 17 years old.

If you do not meet these (3) requirements, call us and we will evaluate your situation, you may still be able to pre-test.

Pre-Tests are administered in Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies.

Those who test Adequately or Well Prepared in all pre-test subjects and are at least 17 years old, will be invited to go onto Official testing, the following week.

Those who do not test in the above categories will be evaluated for the next steps, according to your specific situation (classes and/or tutoring).

All pre-testing will be held at the office of the Sanford Community Adult Education in Room 143 at 21 Bradeen Street, Sanford, Maine.  

Please call if you have any questions 490-5145.





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