Skills for College Success

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Nursing Exam Review
For those planning to take competitive entrance exams for nursing programs nationwide. Topics include: test taking skills, basic math review (decimals, fractions, and percentages), human biology review, basic chemical formulas and interactions.
CE-TESTG 2003, 3 Sat., Jan. 30-Feb. 13, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (1-hour lunch break), Room TBD, $225. #13114

English for the Pre-Nursing Student
For those planning to take competitive nursing entrance exams and needing help with the English portion of the exam. Topics covered include punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, and vocabulary. Intended for students who have completed the pre-requisites for entrance into the nursing program of their choice. Call 914-606-7200 to register.
At Mt. Vernon Center: CE-TESTG 2005MV, 5 Sat., 9:00 am-12:00 noon, $190 (+ textbook).
Sec. A: Jan. 30-Feb. 27. #13042
Sec. B: Mar. 5-Apr. 2. #13043

Spelling & Grammar
Improve your spelling skills through phonics, syllabification, and the study of prefixes, suffixes, and roots. Grammar instruction includes parts of speech, sentence structure, and punctuation. The focus is on correcting the most common errors. For native English speakers only.
CE-BSKLS 1004, 10 Sat., Feb. 27-May 7 (skip 3/26), 9:00-11:00 am, Room TBD, A Hall-Crawford. $195 (+ textbook). #12909

Math 101
For those who want a math brush-up before tackling college-level math classes. This refresher class covers skills in basic math through algebra.
CE-BSKLS 1003, 8 Sat., Feb. 6-Mar. 26, 2:00-4:00 pm, KNC-4, $160 (+ $25 materials fee, payable to instructor). S Zidan. #12702

Improve Your Writing Skills
For both new and out-of-practice writers. Learn to write clearer sentences, develop effective paragraphs, design opening statements, arrange facts and ideas logically, and increase readability. A knowledge of basic grammar rules is assumed.
CE-WRITG 1000, 6 Tues., Mar. 8-Apr. 12, 6:00-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $120. #13137

Building a Good Vocabulary
Learn new words, their spellings, pronunciations, definitions and how to use each correctly in a sentence. The importance of prefixes and suffixes in identifying a word will be explained. Bring a paperback dictionary to class.
CE-BSKLS 1001, 6 Thurs., Mar. 10-Apr. 14, 6:00-8:00 pm, Room TBD, $120. #13138

Learning Strategies and Study Skills
Thinking of returning to school or the workforce? Or simply want to improve your ability to learn more effectively? Empower yourself by improving your study skills and boosting your confidence. Topics include: organization and time management, textbook reading, note taking and highlighting, memory techniques, reducing test taking anxiety, and test taking strategies.
CE-BSKLS 1002, 4 Sat., Mar. 19-Apr. 16 (skip 3/26), 11:45 am-1:45 pm, Room TBD, A Hall-Crawford. $80. #12910

Test-Taking Made Easy
Good test-taking skills will help you succeed, both in school and in life. Designed to help you master effective test-taking strategies to help reduce your anxiety and improve your performance. Includes isolating key words, techniques for answering multiple-choice questions, and organizing your essays.
CE-TESTG 1002, 3 Sat., Feb. 27-Mar. 12, 11:45 am-1:45 pm, Room TBD, A Hall-Crawford. $60. #12911