Fall 2016 Continuing Education

Test Preparation

Worried about scoring well on the SAT or PSAT? See yourself attending Law School if those LSAT grades can help your "Legal Appeal"?  Our test prep courses are designed to help you practice, prepare, and sharpen the exact skills you need to get you one step closer to Being your BEST at taking that TEST!

Please check the wide variety of our Test Prep offerings and let our talent instructors show you how to think, plan and strategize your waty to your most SUCCESSFUL SCORE!

For more information call 215-968-8409 (option #1) or email coned@bucks.edu


PAPA / Core Reading & Writing Test Prep

This face-to-face course will prepare Education majors for the Reading & Writing sections of the PAPA or Core test.  Each of the four sessions will cover reading comprehension, English grammar and spelling, and essay writing & critiquing.  There is no book required for this course; all materials will be made available to students during class time (handouts) and also via Canvas for additional instruction, review, and practice of course content. 
Alison M. Schnaudt

Newtown Campus/ $79/ ATEST 1537 C01
4 Tue, 9/13-10/4; 7-9 pm


PAPA / Core Math Test Prep

This face-to-face course will prepare Education majors for the math section of the PAPA or Core test. Throughout the four sessions, students will review the following:  understanding our number system, algebraic expressions and equations, functions, geometry and measurement, data and statistics, probability, and overall skills in problem solving, reasoning, and mathematical communication.  Over 100 test-type questions will be practiced to familiarize students with the types of questions typically given on standardized math tests.  There is no book required for this course; all course materials will be made available to students during class time (handouts) and via email.
Alison M. Schnaudt

Newtown Campus/ $79/ ATEST 1536 C01
6 Tue, 10/11-11/15; 7-9 pm


ONLINE PAPA/Core Test Prep

This ONLINE only course prepares Education majors for the Math, Reading and Writing sections of the PAPA or Core test.  The course program developed by Pearson, offers each students personalized instruction by detecting and then focusing on the student’s weak areas.  The program contains instructional videos, slide shows, and animations, as well as numerous PAPA/Core test-type questions. The course instructor will follow each student’s progress, and provide guidance and additional resources as needed.  This course is entirely self-paced; students take as little or as much time as they wish (within the 10-week timeframe) to prepare for their test.   Perfect timing for students planning to prepare for and take their PAPA or Core test during winter break!  Alison Schnaudt

 Online/$199/ ATEST 1545 C30
11/15/16 – 1/24/17

SAT Prep

This course will prepare students for all sections of the SAT:  Reading, Writing & Language, Math (with and without a calculator), and Essay writing.  Throughout the course, students will practice numerous actual SAT questions independently or in small groups, and always with the instructor’s guidance.  Students will also learn and practice general test-taking tips and strategies.  The textbook is included in the price of the course and will be distributed by the instructor.  Alison Schnaudt

Newtown Campus/ $299 (includes text)/ ATEST 1501 C01
8 Wed, 9/21-11/16 (no class 10/12); 6pm-8:30pm


SAT Prep        

Newtown Campus/ $299 (includes text)/ ATEST 1501 C01
7 Sa, 9/17-10/29, 9 am – 12 pm
William Meiers

Graduate Record Exam Preparation Course (GRE) 

Newtown Campus/ $299 (includes text)/ ATEST 1524 C01
6 Sa, 9/24-10/29; 12:30-3:30 pm
William Meiers


Law School Admission Test (LSAT) Preparation Course  (on-line)

Learn about law school entrance procedures, developing analytical reasoning skills, and improving your test-taking skills.

Online/ $95 / ETEST 0020 / Part 1
Online/ $95 / ETEST 0021/ Part 2

 

GMAT Preparation  (on-line)

Applying to graduate business and management schools usually means taking the GMAT. Taking this course will provide you with test-taking techniques and methods for improving your score and saving time on all GMAT question types.

Online/ $95/ ETEST 0030
 

GED® Test Preparation – FREE

Free GED® Test Preparation Classes are available at Bucks County Community College’s Lower and Upper Bucks Campuses.  Classes cover the academic knowledge needed to pass the GED® test subjects.  Our comprehensive classes strengthen your  communication, information processing, problem solving, and critical thinking skills as well – necessary skills for success in the workplace and in life in general.  The General Education Development (GED®) credential, earned by passing the GED® tests, is nationally recognized by U.S. employers, colleges, and universities. Classes are free to Pennsylvania residents 18 years of age and older.  Funding is provided through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

For more information on GED, please call: Bridget Hughes at 267-685-4884 or Julia Sonnenschein at 267-685-4822.


IBT TOEFL Test Preparation

Advanced English skills and practice tests for the TOEFL test.

Newtown Campus / $385 (includes text)/ ATEST 2502 C01
Tuesdays & Thursdays
September 22-December 15 (no classes on 11/26) 7-9 pm


Professional Test Prep

Aviation        Private Pilot Ground School

Upon course completion, students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge to take the FAA’s written exam to become a Private Pilot.  Aircraft systems, aerodynamics, flight instruments, navigation, weather, flight planning, regulations, and airspace will all be covered.  Must be 15 years old prior to the start of the class.

Robert W. Lamberti, ATP, CFI/II, MEI, AGI, IGI

Newtown Campus/ $500/ RCEGN 9000 C01         
8 Mon, 9/26-11/21 (no class 10/3); 6:30-9:30pm

 FREE information session, Newtown Campus

Mon, 9/12, 6:30-8:30pm

Call 215-968-8409 (option #1) and register for XCEGN 9001 C01

Have your questions answered and learn about careers which require a pilot’s license.

This course is not eligible for Senior Discount.


CDA Exam Prep Course

Review your 120 hours of Professional Education; organize your professional portfolio; complete the application process; review and practice exam material; understand the steps needed to maintain your certificate.  Brigitte HIx, M.A. PQAS Certified

Newtown Campus/$79/ATEST 3002 C01
Sat., 9/24, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Pennsylvania Real Estate Pre-Licensing Exam Prep Course

This (six hour) Course will provide you with tips for preparing and taking the Pennsylvania Real Estate Licensing Exam.  Students will learn exam strategies for taking both the Pennsylvania State and National exam.  Students will practice taking sample exams (two State and two National), develop test taking skills, and understand question wording and common exam mistakes, as well as reviewing frequently tested topics and areas of exam questions.  Sample exams will be provided with this course.  Ronald A. Long, Esq. Real Estate Professor, Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Attorney and Certified Real Estate Instructor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

Newtown Campus/$79/ATEST 3003 C01, C02 & C03
C01/Sat., 10/22, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
C02/Sat, 11/26, 8:30-2:30 pm
C03/Sat, 12/3, 8:30-2:30 pm