How do I prepare for a placement test?

How do I prepare for a placement test?

How to Prepare for Placement Exams

  1. Take practice exams and Study!
  2. Use materials from high school to practice:
  3. Visit the Accuplacer website to get more information about what to expect from the exams.
  4. Use Ed Ready to estimate your score and improve math skills.
  5. Visit these other sites to practice specific skills:

What is a reading placement test?

Reading Placement Tests are designed to assist in determining if students are prepared to read most college-level texts. The tests are untimed. Most testers complete them in 45 minutes to an hour.

What GPA do you need for Oakton Community College?

High school unweighted cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher from a transcript including 7th semester grades. (Must have graduated from an Illinois high school within the past three years.) Submit official high school transcript to the Enrollment Center at [email protected] for processing.

Are placement test hard?

Placement tests are unlike past exams you may have taken in high school. These exams assess general knowledge, which can make it tricky to prepare for them. Fortunately, there are plenty of online resources to help you get ready. If you’re taking the Accuplacer, the best place to go is straight to the source.

What is considered a college level math course at Oakton Community College?

The following courses are taught through online resources:

Course Code Course Title
Math 140 College Algebra
Math 143 Finite Math
Math 149 Precalculus
Math 250 Calculus

Does Oakton Community College require SAT?

Official Test Scores: It is not a mandatory requirement and not all students submit their ACT and SAT scores. However, by submitting these official scores, a candidate can make a stronger claim for securing a seat at Oakton Community College.

What if I fail the college placement test?

If you don’t do well the first time, there is room to improve by retaking most exams. Taking the time to take college placement test prep courses either online or in the classroom can increase your chances of doing well in the first round of tests. Often, a student can retake the test and score significantly higher.