Free College Prep Classes
CVTC’s Academic Services department offers several free self-paced classes that can help you prepare for college. These classes are ungraded, non-credit, and available in Canvas, the online platform used by CVTC.
Prep for College Reading
Work at your own pace in this ungraded Canvas class with the help of one of our instructors. Skills taught in this class include active reading strategies, identifying main ideas and supporting details, understanding inferences and organization, identifying facts and opinions, notetaking and outlining, and critical thinking. This class is available during spring term and fall term only.
Prep for College & Career Writing
Work at your own pace in this ungraded Canvas class with the help of one of our instructors. Skills taught include writing topic and supporting sentences, basic punctuation, sentence complexity, coherence, and writing various types of paragraphs. This class is available during spring, summer, and fall terms only.
Tailwinds Math Placement Test Prep
Students in CVTC’s Liberal Arts program may need to take the Tailwinds Math Placement Exam. Talk to your advisor to determine if this exam is required for you. If so, you can work at your own pace in our ungraded Canvas class to prepare for the Tailwinds Math Placement Test. This class is available year round.