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Achieve In Math Summer Program

AIM logo Achieve in Math (AIM) incorporates a 3 week program in the summer and student support services in the fall. This initiative helps students build their basic math skills and prepare for the Math Accuplacer Test. Students have the opportunity to place into a higher-level math course — ULTIMATELY SAVING MONEY ON EDUCATION!

This program is for new non-STEM students attending MassBay in Fall 2018. Students are expected to attend the 3-week summer program.

The AIM program is free and food is provided. After successfully completing the program, students are eligible for laptop computers and up to $100 towards books.

  • Enhance math skills
  • Learn strategies and review topics based on problem areas identified by previous Accuplacer test scores
  • Learn about helpful resources and make connections to students, faculty, and staff that will improve college experience




Summer Component

Date: Summer Program — August 6th–August 24th
Time: 9:00am–1:00pm (students have the option to stay 1 hour longer for extra help 1:00pm–2:00pm)
Place: Framingham Campus
In addition, students are required to enroll in a math class and to make appointments for tutoring assistance at least twice a week during the following fall semester.

Fall Component

Date: September 4th–December 14th (twice a week)
Time: Scheduled meeting times
Place: Framingham or Wellesley

For more information contact:
Anu Meacham,
or 781-239-2634.

To be considered for the program, PLEASE SIGN UP →.

AIM Summer Program Facilitators


Stephen Alkins headshot Stephen Alkins

Stephen received his B.S. in Biology with a minor in Mathematics from Morehouse College and began his graduate studies in Brain & Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is now a doctoral candidate at Brandeis University in Neuroscience and Quantitative Biology. He has experience working for Revolution Prep as a teacher, tutor, and mentor. Currently, he is a Math and Science Learning Specialist at the MassBay Community College in the Academic Achievement Center.


Michael Smolowitz headshot Michael Smolowitz

Michael earned his B.S. in Mathematics from Cornell University. He continued his studies and received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Buffalo. He has worked in industry as a software engineer at Raytheon and Comverse. In 2003, he began teaching math courses as an adjunct faculty member. He continues to teach as an adjunct faculty member and Math Learning Specialist at the MassBay Community College in the Academic Achievement Center.


Frank Giron Frank Giron

Frank received his B.A. in Geology from Pomona College in 2012 and his M.S. in Statistical Practice from Boston University in 2017. Throughout his time at Boston University, Frank worked as a teaching assistant for calculus and statistics courses. He has participated as both a teaching assistant and instructor in college and high school programs that include Options Through Education (OTE) and Noonan Scholars. Currently, he is a Math Learning Specialist at MassBay Community College in the Academic Achievement Center.


MassBay Institutional Disability Services Statement

Disability Resources works closely with the administration, faculty, and students to identify and remove any physical, programmatic, or attitudinal barriers that might discourage, frustrate or deny the full participation and integration of students with disabilities in the College’s complete range of programs, activities, and courses of study.

MassBay provides equal access for each student who self-discloses a disability and requests accommodations through the Office of Disability Resources for learning, testing, and other areas of need. Students can:

  • Make an appointment with a disability specialist;
  • Provide appropriate documentation of the disability; and
  • Request accommodations that will facilitate academic success

Disability specialists collaborate with faculty, providing guidance to students in the areas of:

  • Universally Accessible Classrooms;
  • Self-advocacy;
  • Applying learning strategies for academic success;
  • Advising during course enrollment; and
  • Finding mentoring and support opportunities.

Office of Disability Resources
Please call ahead to make an appointment.

Wellesley Hills campus: Room 216
Wellesley Hills: Monday–Thursday 8am–7pm, Friday 8am–3pm

Framingham campus: Room 306
Framingham: Monday–Thursday 8am–7pm, Friday 8am–3pm

For more information, call the numbers above or email