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Maine College & Career Access Program
with Instructor TBA
The Maine College & Career Access Program (MCCA) is a comprehensive program leading to enrollment and success in a post-secondary education or vocational program. Our program provides career and college advising, help with college and financial aid application, time management and study skills. Accuplacer testing and refresher course in Basic Math, Algebra and college level reading and writing are available.
*Remedial math and reading courses
If your Accuplacer scores show that you need to take a remedial course, take it at Gorham Adult Education. You will save travel time and lots of money taking them in your own community.
*Help with applications and financial aid forms
AC- Remedial Algebra for College
with Susan Finch
Algebra 1 covers the real number system; understanding, writing, graphing and using equations, inequalities to solve problems, exponents, polynomials, roots, radicals and quadratics. This class prepares you for the Accuplacer Algebra test, ASVAB or PRAXIS tests.
Instructor: Sue Finch
AC- College English Prep
with Shila Cook
Headed off to college, but feeling a little uncertain of your writing skills? Do you feel like you might be an okay reader but aren't great at reading with purpose? Whether you're looking to maintain the skills you had in high school, or you are looking to grow as a writer and/or reader, this virtual course is for you. We will be focusing on dissecting a writing prompt, reading short stories, articles, and scholarly articles with purpose and synthesizing the information from the reading into strong essays.
Wednesdays, 2/3 - 3/31, 4:15pm - 5:30pm
College Success Seminar
with Shila Cook
In this college preparation class, you will get the feeling that you are in an actual online college course. With an online discussion forum, recorded lectures, weekly writings, and all digital materials the course will feel very similar to the common forums used by colleges and universities. You will be able to practice and hone your online discussion skills in a supportive environment. The topics covered in this course will also work to prep students for their post-secondary adventures! The first and last class will be a virtual meeting, with the other weeks being completely online. Topics will include career pathways, financial literacy, academic readiness, goal setting, study skills, and where college students go wrong! Students will need access to a computer with WiFi.