Kirkwood Community College ALEKS Math Placement Test Prep

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went from a scoring a 12 to a 68 on the ALEKS test placing me in Pre Calculus at my college. The course was very effective. The reviews at the end of each subject were great
roland maddox
roland maddox
21:59 26 Jul 21
This website was a great help to me as I needed immediate preparation for the ALEKS. From the registration, to the content, to the explanations given on problems, all of it was a stellar experience. The ones who put this together knew their material and worked successfully to come up with a great product (not the result of multiplication type product, see now I'm even making math jokes haha) that I used daily. I hope others find it as helpful as I did and God bless the ones who put this program together.
Light's Brand
Light's Brand
11:27 24 Jul 21
Your lessons were phenomenal, and I would be remiss if I didn't give proper feedback.Let me just start by saying I have been putting off (and dreading) taking the ALEKS Math Assessment for about 2 years now. Math hasn't always been my favorite subject, but as I'm getting closer to completing my degree, I could no longer avoid it. I knew that there was a possibility that I would have to take additional courses before I was permitted to take the courses I need for my degree, and that would have pushed my graduation time back, depending on how I performed in those classes, first. With that being said, I found the Mathhelp site, saw that there were great reviews, and decided to give it a try.Going through the lessons, some concepts that I didn't understand in high school, somehow made plenty of sense this time around. I found that your lessons specifically, were the ones I was able to most understand. I think it's your teaching style. You explained things in a "relaxed and casual" way, which made the lessons seem more personable and one on one. The other 2 instructors were great too. 🙂 I had a high hope that these lessons, by some miracle, could possibly help me to test out of any prerequisite classes I would need. Although ALEKS gives you 3 attempts to take the test, I didn't want to have to retake it if I didn't have to.Anyway, I finally took the plunge (ALEKS Assessment attempt #1) and tested out of the prerequisite courses!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm not exaggerating when I tell you I was close to crying when I saw my results.The lessons were everything I could hope for and more. Thank you so much!
K M
K M
15:53 23 Jun 21
I took the ALEKS test prep and it went really well because of the help from this program. I got into the class I needed to place into. I think the most helpful thing that was provided was while taking the tests at the end of every question I could see how the math was supposed to look if I got it wrong. It was really helpful for me to go back through that math that I blocked out in high school.
Crystal Marquez
Crystal Marquez
20:05 26 May 21
I first want to thank you for the MathHelp lessons. They are well done, in a logical order, and I appreciate that they are short, explain the concept with an example (or more), and that there are practice problems in addition to quizzes and tests -- all with the work written out and explained so I could figure out where and why I went wrong in a problem -- and affirm what I did right. It was the best review of math concepts I found while looking for assistance to prep for the ALEKS math placement test at the local community college in which I enrolled. I am 25 years out of grad school (in a social science field), and as I am jumping back into school to pursue nursing -- a heavier math and science field -- I needed to review the concepts that I was able to test out of a few decades ago.I also liked that I could watch the video at double time speed if it was something I just wanted to quickly review :) The examples with word/story problems also helped immensely! I was faced with a couple of them when I took the ALEKS test, and since I had practiced them (their format), they came a lot easier to me. And finally, the fact that there are links to related topics within each lesson made a difference. I checked out a few of the links to related lessons along the way just to make sure I was understanding things as fully as I felt I was, and those lessons reinforced what I knew and gave me confidence to progress to the next section.As for ALEKS, I scored more than what I needed to place into the math class required to complete my prerequisite for the nursing program. I would highly recommend MathHelp!
Stephanie F.
Stephanie F.
14:49 19 May 21
The ALEKS lessons were indeed very helpful. Your explanations were clear and well laid-out. I’ve been away from math for nearly 30 years now, and I frankly struggled back then when I was learning. Today, I scored an 84 on my ALEKS placement test, which qualifies me for honors math placement within my school. I’d say you guys are doing something right!If I were highlighting a part that was particularly helpful, I’d pick the logarithms. That’s an area that always flummoxed me, but your explanation has turned that weakness into a strength. Simply brilliant.
John Rodriguez
John Rodriguez
16:28 09 Mar 21
My test went amazingly! I felt very prepared in taking the ALEKS placement test. I liked the practice problems and tests and I felt I had a good understanding of the concepts presented to me.
Taylor Beeson
Taylor Beeson
14:54 22 Feb 21
I have not worked with "school" math in almost 25 years. I needed to refresh my knowledge to achieve some personal goals in retirement. Going back to learn something I already knew at one point was/is stressful. These classes were perfect for me! Bite sized, with the information needed and presented at a pace I could follow. I can't rave enough about the solid foundation this gave me. I did try to learn for some books but was not for me. Watching the math get worked out while having someone explain it is superior. I spent one month working with these videos daily and earned a 76 on the ALEKS! Thank you all very much for the help!
Luis Ramos
Luis Ramos
14:11 12 Jan 21
Very helpful, fantastic product and just what I needed. Took me from scoring a 10/100 on my first ALEKS test to a 96/100.
Forrest Lins
Forrest Lins
20:32 02 Oct 20

What math placement test does Kirkwood Community College use?

Kirkwood Community College uses the ALEKS math placement test. To review for the test, you’ll want a study guide that includes comprehensive instruction, guided practice, and interactive tests. For most students, test prep books and practice questions are not enough, and classes and tutors are too expensive. Fortunately, online courses now offer a balance of affordability and effectiveness.

Do I need to take the ALEKS math placement test at Kirkwood Community College?

Most students at Kirkwood Community College will need to take the ALEKS math placement test. However, if you think you might have a high enough score on the SAT or ACT to be exempt from taking the placement test, check online or contact your testing center.

What type of math is on the Kirkwood Community College math placement test?

The math on the Kirkwood Community College ALEKS placement test covers Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry. Make sure your preparation only includes the topics on the test - nothing more and nothing less. The best test prep courses emphasize efficiency.

Is the math on the Kirkwood Community College placement test hard?

The ALEKS math placement test at Kirkwood Community College isn’t hard if you receive the necessary individualized instruction when preparing for the test. With a study guide that has a math tutor built into the program, you’ll get all the help you need.

What is Kirkwood Community College known for?

Kirkwood Community College is a public college in Iowa.  The main campus is in Cedar Rapids.  There is also a campus in Iowa City.  The college also operates seven smaller centers located throughout the area.  The centers offer all services that are available on the bigger campuses.  Over one hundred twenty different programs are offered culminating in associate degrees, diplomas, and certifications.  The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the state Department of Education. 

All students entering degree programs must demonstrate college readiness in reading, writing, and mathematics before they can register for classes.  The Accuplacer Next Generation Exams for Reading and Writing and the ALEKS exam for Math are administered in the testing center.  Students may choose to submit documentation which exempts them from the placement testing process.  This includes ACT scores, transcripts showing a grade of C or better in math or writing courses, or a completed degree from an accredited college.  For students whose native language is not English, the English Language Acquisition (ELA) tests are given.  Students may choose to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores in place of this exam.  The testing center also offers CLEP exams for students to earn credit by examination. 

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degrees are usually transfer degrees.  The college has transfer agreements with many four-institutions including all three state universities.  One popular transfer program is for students seeking to become educators.  The liberal arts program is recommended for this program in order to complete core requirements.  Students may choose elective options in education and specialty areas.  After completing an Associate of Arts degree, transfer to a university is required to complete a bachelor’s degree and certification requirements such as passing the Praxis II subject area examinations.  The Nursing Program is approved by the state Board of Nursing.  The program is a four-semester course in addition to prerequisites.  Completion of the first two semesters leads to a diploma in practical nursing and allows students to attempt the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN).  Students may stop there or continue to complete the second year of the program to obtain and Associate of Applied Science degree.  Completion of the associate degree enables students to take the NCLEX-RN, the licensing test for Registered Nursing.  Transfer to a university or four-year college is easily accomplished at this point.  Students may then earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and beyond.  Transfer schools include Allen College, Mount Mercy University, St. Ambrose University, Iowa Wesleyan University, University of Dubuque, William Penn University, and several state universities.

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