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College Readiness

College Readiness is “ college readiness is the level of preparation a student must attain in English language arts and mathematics courses to enroll and succeed, without remediation, in an entry-level general education course for credit in that same content area for a baccalaureate degree or associate degree program.” -T.E.A.


Resource Links:

ACT http://www.actstudent.org/

SAT http://sat.collegeboard.org/home

Advanced Placement- http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/Controller.jpf

Texas College and Career- https://www.texascollegeandcareer.org/Ext/Texas/Home/index.html

Texas College Readiness Standards- http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/collegereadiness/crs.pdf

Texas College and Career Readiness Center- http://txccrsc.org/

Big Future- https://bigfuture.collegboard.org 


College Terms:

TSIA 2- Texas Success Initiative Assessment -The TSI Assessment (TSIA) is part of the Texas Success Initiative enacted by the Texas State Legislature and designed to determine a student’s readiness for college-level coursework in the general areas of reading, writing, and mathematics. Passing scores allow students to take Dual Credit courses in high school.

AP (Advanced Placement)- rigorous college-level courses and exams through Advanced Placement.  Students take an AP exam at the end of the course.  Certain scores give students college credit.

Dual Credit- complete college course to earn college credit and high school credit simultaneously.   Our dual credit classes are offered in conjunction with EPCC.

SAT- College entrance exam created and administered by CollegeBoard

ACT- College entrance exam created and administered by ACT