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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 Feb 07-Mar 28 6PM-7:20PM Duncan Hall YD-400 9105 #4661
Room 121
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Preparation for the Math Placement Test

This course is a partnership between Howard Community College’s Division of Continuing Education and the HCC Credit Math Department.

This course is recommended for those who wish to improve their chances of being placed into a higher level credit math course. The course provides a review of arithmetic, basic math functions, elementary algebra, geometry, and college math.

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

Tuition: $155 (includes $90 in fees*)
Mon-Fri Jan 03-Jan 10 9AM-12PM Duncan Hall YD-223 9101 #4632
Room 323
Mon-Fri Jan 03-Jan 10 6:30PM-9:30PM Duncan Hall YD-223 9102 #4633
Room 120
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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*)
Wed Jan 03-Jan 30   Online YD-266 9103 #4658
(Required on-campus orientation on Wed, Jan 3, 5:30pm-6:30pm in Duncan Hall)
Mon Mar 05-Mar 26   Online YD-266 9104 #4659
(Required on-campus orientation on Mon, Mar 5, 5:30pm-6:30pm in Duncan Hall)
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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: $349 (includes $85 in fees*)
Sat Jan 27-Feb 24 9AM-4:30PM Hickory Ridge XK-132 6325 #4262
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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: $215 (includes $85 in fees*)
Sat Jan 27-Feb 24 1:30PM-4:30PM Hickory Ridge XK-133 6330 #4264
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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: $245 (includes $85 in fees*)
Sat Jan 27-Feb 24 9AM-1PM Hickory Ridge XK-134 6329 #4263
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