Resources for Incoming Students

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Are you thinking about returning to school, but you are not sure how to prepare?  Here are some tips and resources to review prior to attending an orientation session.

 


TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) Test Preparation

The testing that you will complete at orientation will assess your math and reading skill levels.  You may wish to review basic math and reading concepts prior to testing.  Many practice tests and resources are available for FREE online.  Here are a few suggestions:

http://ridgefireacademy.com/TABE_academic_refresher.pdf

https://www.test-guide.com/free-tabe-practice-tests.html

https://www.mometrix.com/academy/tabe-test/

https://www.studyguidezone.com/tabetest.htm

https://www.test-preparation.ca/tabe/tabe_practice/

 

Writing Assessment Preparation

You will be required to complete a writing sample.  The writing prompt provided will be based on your score on the reading portion of the TABE test.  It is expected that you will write a traditional five (5) paragraph essay for this assessment.  There are many writing resources available for FREE online.  Here are a few suggestions:

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html

https://www.gradesaver.com/writing-help/avoiding-commonly-misused-words

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

https://www.gradesaver.com/writing-help/goodessay

https://www.skillsyouneed.com/rhubarb/essay-writing-tips.html

 

Do you need testing or instructional accommodations?

Please contact Cathy Kipp, Executive Director at least 3 weeks prior to orientation.

E-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Phone:  302-883-0420

Fax:  302-883-0421

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