CUNY Start is a low-cost 16 week program for CUNY community college students who are required to enroll in a remedial course(s). In the CUNY Start Program, students enroll in Pre-College Math and/or Academic Reading/Writing as needed. Each track includes College Advisement. At the end of the course, students have two opportunities to re-take the placement exams. The ultimate goal of the program is to help students entering CUNY, reduce or eliminate their development skills requirements.