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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be accepted to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to participate in the Summer Prep Academy?

Yes. All participants must be accepted to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. 

Am I eligible to participate if I did not pass one section of the TSI?

Yes. Students that did not pass math only are still able to be considered for the Summer Prep Academy. 

Will priority be given to students that did not pass all the sections?

No. 

If I did not pass one section, do I have to participate in sessions for all the sections?

No. Students will only participate in the TSI sessions related to the area they did not pass. Please be advised that if you did not pass reading, reading and writing go together. If you did not pass the essay, reading and writing go together.  All students are required to participate in the College 101 sessions. 

Do I need to register for New Student Orientation prior to participating in the Summer Prep Academy?

No. Students that register for New Student Orientation prior to the completion of the Summer Prep Academy will be enrolled in developmental courses.

Is there a cost to participate in the Summer Prep Academy?

No. The Summer Prep Academy is free to all participants. 

If I participate in the Summer Prep Academy and I do not pass the TSI, do I still have to enroll in developmental courses?

Yes. The Summer Prep Academy does not take the place of developmental learning. It is a TSI preparation program geared to assist students with the material on the exam.