This course provides the basic information necessary for succeeding in an online course with Northern Star Online (NSO).

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This section is for students who wish to prepare for the ACT, Accuplacer, SAT or College Math and English. You will be able to select a goal for Math and/or English readiness. The course uses an assessment and creates a learning path to help you fill in any skills gaps you might have. This is a resource for students and is not facilitated by an instructor. If you want a facilitated version please register through the GeniusSIS site.

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