Save Time Spend less time in developmental classes. Get two opportunities to retake the CUNY assessment tests. Improve Your Basic Skills Improve your reading, writing, and math skills over 18 weeks of comprehensive instruction. Prepare for the challenges of college-level academic work. Receive personalized academic advisement to help build college readiness and plan your educational goals. Access student resources and learn to navigate the campus. Save your Financial Aid Spend only $75 for the course, books and materials. Save your financial aid dollars for your credit classes.