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Praxis® Core Review: Math Tests

This Praxis® CORE Review Course is designed to help you prepare for the Praxis® Math Test.

Passing scores on a basic skills test (Praxis®, SAT, ACT, GRE) are required for:

1) an AAT degree,
2) admission to a four-year Teacher Education program, and
3) teacher certification in Maryland and most other states.

You must pass the Praxis® exam if you have not received passing scores on another basic skills test. Conditional teachers and teacher education majors could benefit from this course. (T)

Tuition: $325 (includes $60 in fees*)
Mon Aug 28-Oct 23 6PM-7:20PM Duncan Hall YD-401 9006 #2594
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Praxis® Core Review: Reading & Writing Tests

This Praxis® CORE Review Course is designed to help you prepare for the Praxis Reading/Writing Test.

Passing scores on a basic skills test (Praxis®, SAT, ACT, GRE) are required for:

1) an AAT degree,
2) admission to a four-year teacher education program, and
3) teacher certification in Maryland and most other states.

You must pass the Praxis® exam if you have not received passing scores on another basic skills test.

Conditional teachers, and teacher education majors could benefit from this course. (T)

Tuition: $325 (includes $60 in fees*)
Wed Aug 30-Oct 18 6PM-7:20PM Duncan Hall YD-400 9007 #2596
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Preparation for the Math Placement Test Online

This course is an online version of Preparation for the Math Placement Test.

Basic knowledge of fractions, decimals, and percents is required.

Tuition: $130 (includes $70 in fees*)
Tue Oct 03-Oct 31   Online YD-266 9004 #2591
(Required on-campus orientation on Tue, Oct 3, 6:30pm-7:30pm at Hickory Ridge)
Tue Nov 07-Nov 28 1AM Online YD-266 9005 #2593
(Required on-campus orientation on Tue, Nov 7, 6:30pm-7:30pm at Hickory Ridge)
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Preparation for the SAT

Ages 15+. If you are planning to take the SAT, this updated course will prepare you for both the verbal and math sections. Verbal preparation will ask you to interpret the meanings of relevant words and phrases in context, utilize close reading to increase comprehension and identify central ideas and themes of a text. The optional essay section will also be covered. Math preparation includes mastery of linear expressions, creating and solving equations, using ratios, percentages and units, problem solving, and data analysis. 

Students should have completed Algebra II. Test taking tips will be covered. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises.

This class is for high school students. Textbook is provided. You must bring a calculator.

Tuition: $329 (includes $80 in fees*)
Mon-Fri Jul 24-Aug 04 1PM-4:30PM James Clark XK-132 6725 #4379
Mon-Fri Aug 07-Aug 11 9AM-4:30PM James Clark XK-132 6164 #4377
Lunch break on your own from 1 pm - 1:30 pm
Mon-Fri Aug 14-Aug 18 9AM-4:30PM James Clark XK-132 6406 #4378
Lunch break on your own from 1 pm - 1:30 pm
Sat Sep 16-Oct 14 9AM-4:30PM Hickory Ridge XK-132 6070 #2488
Tuition $315 (includes $80 in fees*)
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Preparation for the SAT Math Test

Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the math section, you should take this updated course. Math preparation includes multi-step problems with applications in science, social science, career scenarios, and other real-life contexts.

Students should have completed Algebra II.

Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises.

This class is for high school students. Textbook is provided. You must bring a calculator.

Tuition: $160 (includes $80 in fees*)
Mon-Fri Aug 14-Aug 18 1:30PM-4:30PM Hickory Ridge XK-133 6175 #4380
Tuition for this summer course $195 (includes $80 in fees*)
Sat Sep 16-Oct 14 1:30PM-4:30PM Hickory Ridge XK-133 6073 #2490
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Preparation for the SAT Verbal Test

Ages 15+. If you are taking the SAT and only need preparation in the verbal section, you should take this updated course. Verbal preparation includes vocabulary and reading comprehension such as understanding the author’s message, rhetoric, synthesis, and understanding relationships in passages. Test taking tips will be included. The class simulates a test-taking environment with practice tests and exercises.

This class is for high school students. Textbook is provided.

Tuition: $190 (includes $80 in fees*)
Mon-Fri Aug 14-Aug 18 9AM-1PM Hickory Ridge XK-134 6896 #4381
Tuition for this summer course $219 (includes $80 in fees*)
Sat Sep 16-Oct 14 9AM-1PM Hickory Ridge XK-134 6072 #2489
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