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Math Learning Skills Assessment
Students take a test called Accuplacer before they begin their work at BCC.  The vast majority place into pre-college-level math.  Students may take this test two times (not including any testing during the junior year) before they start their math requirements.  To save time and money taking pre-college-level courses, students should do the following things to prepare for this test: 

1.      Look at the Accuplacer site for sample questions and topics.  The link can be found on the BCC website or by going directly to the Accuplacer site:
        http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/accuplacer/preparation-sample.html

2.      Go to an on-line site that will allow you to try one elementary algebra practice test in the Accuplacer style:
       http://www.mathpractice.umb.edu/PracticeExamA/examA.php

3.      Get review packets in the BCC Testing Center.

4.      Find out whether you could participate in one of BCC's FREE summer review workshops by calling our testing center at 236-1655.  We use a program called MyMathTest which is available on-line or at our book store for about $10; it is "live" for sixteen weeks.  (For the summer of 2010, the program ID will be XLOH-F1U1-101Y-8EV2.)

5.      Study the math outlines that are linked to this mathematics page.  They cover the topics covered in BCC's pre-college-level courses and coincide nicely with the Accuplacer arithmetric and elementary algebra tests.