Do you need Math? Yes: If you plan to get ANY type of degree from Shoreline If you plan to transfer to a 4 year university No: If you took a college level math class at a US college or university—see an advisor If you are only taking ESL at Shoreline
Math Placement Many times math scores will be too low. Not everyone will re-take the test. After retaking the test, if you are still not satisfied, you can talk with a Math Instructor.
Taking the test “Demographic” questions Multiple choice Computerized Adaptive
Demographic Information Screens Student number, address, major, race, etc. One page of instructions Mouse practice (SKIP!)
Practice Testing Center information including math practice! http://www.shoreline.edu/math/handouts.html COMPASS Practice tests http://www.act.org/compass/tests/math.html Numerical Skills http://www.act.org/compass/sample/pdf/numerical.pdf College Algebra http://www.act.org/compass/sample/pdf/geometry.pdf Math Review by Topic http://shoreline.edu/math/Math_Review_and_Practice.htm Math Handout Sheets http://www.shoreline.edu/math/handouts.html
Calculator You may borrow a calculator (not scientific) OR Use the scientific calculator on the computer. If you have questions raise your hand! You may not use your own calculator No dictionaries allowed of any kind!
Next Pay $17.00 at the Cashier Schedule the test online: http://www.shoreline.edu/TCAppointments/ Take the test in the Testing Center, 5100After the test: Schedule an appointment with an advisor online to make an academic plan: http://www.international.shoreline.edu/curr_appt.html