About the Math Placement Exams
To review a full description of the Accuplacer and College Level Math tests, along with sample practice exams, commonly-asked questions, and the testing schedule, please visit this site hosted by the Office of Academic Assessment.
The Math Placement Exams: Why is it Important to Prepare?
Doing well on the tests could save you up to two semesters of math, which in turn saves time and money in your pursuit of a college degree! Preparing also means the results most likely reflect your true math abilities, leading to placement into the most appropriate math course.
Preparing with a USM Math Tutor
Our math tutors are very familiar with the concepts covered on the test. All have been trained and nationally certified as tutors. Take advantage of the opportunity! Individual appointments are available online and in person throughout the year. Math tutors can provide you with immediate feedback and guided practice.
To request an individual appointment, please call The Learning Commons at (207) 780-4228, or email email@example.com.
Preparing through Self-Practice
USM math tutors have found several Khan Academy videos that provide short lessons on relevant math concepts. Below are some of the examples - just click on your topic!
More videos can be found at https://www.khanacademy.org/ by scrolling down to “Math”.