Save time, money and stress with student-friendly Math Boot Camp. It has been designed to help you score higher on your Math Placement test!

Math Bootcamp


Schedule Your Math Boot Camp

Click button to schedule online. New window will open. Alternatively, sign up by telephone at 360.442.2353, or sign up in person at the Testing Center located in the Admissions Center

Frequently Asked Questions about Math Boot Camp

Math Boot Camp is designed for students testing in the fundamental math levels (Math 50-88).

Math Boot Camp covers:

  • Important math concepts
  • Test taking strategies
  • Tips to overcoming math anxiety
  • How to use MyMathLab testing software (also used in the classroom)

It depends how you feel about your Math Placement Test results.

Could you test better if you had more practice? Math Boot Camp helps you refresh concepts in preparation for your Math Placement test. In some cases, all you need is one or two more correct answers to get placed into a higher math course!

Skipping an entire quarter of math can save you $554!

Using current in-state tuition rates, placing higher and avoiding one quarter of math can save you up to $554.

Oregon border residents can save a total of up to $600. Moving ahead two math placements can save you over $1,100!

We see a lot of people who have been removed from math for a number of years.

Math Boot Camp is a great way to refresh your math skills and avoid placing lower than your actual math skill level.

Math Boot Camp is designed to help math testers who struggle to remember basic math concepts.

Some students feel daunted by basic math concepts. Most often this is due to lack of use and practice.

Math Boot Camp helps you familiarize yourself with basic math concepts. You will also learn how to navigate the MyMathLab testing software, which is used in the classroom.

Math Boot Camp is designed for students who need to refresh basic math skills (Math 50 - 88).

It is not used by students trying to test into Math 98 or college math.

Higher level math testers who wish to review advanced math concepts should enroll in YouPrep, a free online math placement preparation course created by LCC faculty. It helps with review of whole numbers, integers, decimals, fractions, linear equations and graphs, systems of equations, factoring, quadratics, radicals, and rationals.

  Learn more about YouPrep

Taking your math placement test before Math Boot Camp is preferred, but not required.

It is always a good idea for yourself, and for the Math Boot Campus instructor, to know what your math level is before setting placement goals. Since Math Boot Camp is goal-oriented, it is a good idea to set achievable goals based on your first test attempt.

Additional math placement retest.

Math Boot Camp attendees also receive an additional math placement re-test; giving them three chances to to place into the math course they want.


Contact the Testing Center

We look forward to serving you! The Testing Center is conveniently located in the Admissions Center. No appointment is needed. Our hours are M-Th: 10 am 5 pm. Closed for testing on Fridays. If you need accommodations please contact Disability Support Services, 360.442.2340.

 Angel Ruvalcaba/Program Specialist II

  Admissions Center (Testing Center)
  360.442.2353, Fax: 360.442.2359
  aruvalcaba@lowercolumbia.edu

Testing Office (General Inquiries)

  360.442.2353

 
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