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Math Jam

Beginning in Summer 2011, Math Jam will be part of PCC's new Pathways Program. [If you are a new PCC student and interested in joining XL, click here to find out about PCC Pathways.]

Math Jam - Success Starts Here!

Worried about starting college?  Worried about succeeding in your math class this fall?  Join Math Jam, the required first step in PCC's First Year Experience Pathways.


Math Jam is for recent high school graduates who want to get a head start at PCC.  And it's free!

  • Spend one week studying math in a friendly, stress-free environment
  • Learn how to study efficiently and prepare well for math tests
  • Create a network of friends who will support you during your first year in college
  • Acquire the skills and confidence you need to succeed in all your classes at PCC

We know that starting college can be confusing and even scary.  We want to simplify the process, give you the skills and support that you need, and help you have a powerful and positive experience at PCC.

Join Math Jam and imagine the possibilities!

Interested in joining Math Jam and a First Year Experience pathway?  Please contact Javier Carbajal-Ramos at

If you are a college instructor or administrator and want to learn more about these programs, please contact Brock Klein at


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