Achieving Success in College Math

True or False? Receiving a high school diploma automatically means you will be placed into a college-level math course.

False. In fact, one out of three incoming college freshmen require some sort of math remediation and are required to take a developmental course.

Extra developmental math courses can mean hundreds of extra hours and dollars.

Be Informed. Be Prepared.

Taking just a few minutes to check out this information will increase your chances of placing into college-level math courses – regardless of which college you choose to attend. The solutions are not as difficult as you might think.

Looking Ahead

By 2018, 63% of jobs in the U.S. will require some sort of college education and training to keep up with employer demandsBy 2018, the U.S. will need 22 million new workers with college degrees or certificates
Source for these projections:
The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (2010)

Most college degrees or certificates require at least one college-level math class – and we’re not talking just those wanting to be a doctor, engineer or scientist.

Businesses and individuals throughout the community already know this, and they are investing in getting this message out to YOU.

Get started today and learn more about the Achieving Success in Math Program.

Contact Info

SCC Math Department
Phyllis Marchand
636-922-8496
pmarchand@stchas.edu

SCC Foundation
Tara Cochran
636-922-8437
tcochran@stchas.edu

Did You Know?

Students who take math in their senior year of high school have a higher placement/assessment score on average than students who did not, according to SCC Math Department data.

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