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Purpose and Importance

The Accuplacer computer-adaptive college placement test helps educators quickly evaluate your skill levels in reading, writing and math. Understanding the need for the test is important to your academic success during your first year at St. Louis Community College.

The test results identify problems in major subject areas before they disrupt your educational progress, giving you the opportunity to prepare more effectively for needed courses. You and your academic advisor or counselor will use your scores to determine the courses you may take and prepare a course of study that will be appropriate, relevant and meaningful for you.

Take time to learn more about the test and prepare for the test by reviewing sample test questions and test taking tips. Your efforts will prove worthwhile.