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.
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.
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.
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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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