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Academic Calendar

Here is the Calendar of events for OLC.

  • October 13th 2014
    • Native American Day Office's closed/No classes
  • November 11th 2014
    • Veteran's Day, Offices closed
  • November 27th, 28th, 2014
    • Thanksgiving Day Holiday, Offices closed
  • December 5th 2014
    • Classes End
  • December 8th, 9th, 10th, 2014
    • Make up Period
  • December 10th 2014
    • Grades Due
  • December 11th 2014
    • Assessment Day
  • December 12th 2014
    • Assessment Day
  • December 24th, 25th, 26th, 2014
    • Christmas Holiday
  • January 5th - January 9th 2015
    • Registration Week

Foundational Studies

Accuplacer Information

Documentation

Accuplacer Test Manual

Accuplacer Scores and What They Mean

The Accuplacer Exam investigates the following elements:

Reading Comprehension
  • Determining Relationships
  • Making Strategic Eliminations
  • Recognizing Switchback Words
  • Understanding Word Types
  • Finding the Right Opportunities
  • When Truth Doesn't Equal Correctness
  • Avoiding the Trap of Familiarity
  • Making Logic Work for You
  • Skimming Techniques to Save Time
Sentence Skills
  • Simplicity is Bliss
  • Recognizing Parallelism
  • Understanding Grammar Type
  • Keys to Using Punctuation
  • Awareness of Added Phrases
  • Clearing up Word Confusion
  • Comparative Methods
  • Nonessential Sections
  • Maintaining the Flow
  • Serial Mistakes
Sentence Skills
  • Commas
  • Appositive
  • Semicolon
  • Sentence Fragment
  • Dashes
  • Conjunctive Adverbs
  • Quotation Marks
  • Independent Clause
  • Adjective Phrases
  • Measurement
  • Equal Comparisons
  • Conjunctions
  • Noun phrases
  • Parts of Speech
  • Pronoun
  • Linking verbs
  • Intransitive verbs
  • Auxiliary verbs
  • Capitalization Rules
  • Parallelism
  • Negation
  • Word Usage
Reading Review
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Comparison and Contrast
  • Determining the Topic
  • Contextual Clues
  • Predictions
  • Emotional Words
  • Author’s Thought Process
  • Drawing Generalizations
  • Cause and Effect Relationships
  • Eliminating Choices
  • Sequence of Events
  • Avoidance of Outside Knowledge
  • Conclusions and Hedge Phrases