The application for MAT²® is an open enrollment process. Applicants must successfully complete all of the following steps in order to be considered for the next round of application and career fairs. Please note that these steps may require several days to complete. Please remember to frequently check this Web site for updated career fair dates and locations.
Step 1:Apply for admission online at a local community college
Current College Partners: ~Henry Ford Community College ~Baker College-Cadillac ~Macomb Community College ~Mott Community College ~Oakland Community College
Step 2:Sign up to take the COMPASS / Accuplacer test at the same college in which you applied for admission
Applicants must complete COMPASS or Accuplacer testing with the community college at which they applied for admission. If students are enrolled at one of these community colleges and have not taken the COMPASS or Accuplacer test in the past year, they will have to re-take the assessment in order to evaluate their current placement.
-COMPASS Prep & Practice Exams -ACCUPLACER Prep & Practice Exams
*Please note that MAT² students will receive their school assignment once they are admitted into the program. The initial application/COMPASS testing location WILL NOT influence your MAT² school placement. All schools will share a standardized curriculum and teaching elements, so students can expect an equal educational opportunity at each college.
*The information and testing results from steps above will be reviewed by the MAT²® application committee.
Please note that COMPASS tests and their evaluation criteria are equal at both colleges and based on individual scales. Scores are not comparable – a 55 at HFCC does not equal a 55 at OCC.
If applicants do not meet the minimum requirements, it is suggested to take the recommended courses outlined in your Compass results report. Applicants are encouraged to retake the COMPASS test and submit their scores upon successful completion of the recommended courses for reevaluation.
MAT2 applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis; however, it is recommended that interested individuals apply as early as possible in order to have the best chance to be selected by a participating employer.
Below are the 2014-15 application deadline dates:
-Early-Bird Deadline: December 15, 2014
-Mid-Winter Deadline: February 15, 2015
-Spring Deadline: April 15, 2015
-Last Call Deadline: June 15, 2015
Remember to apply early.
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