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Testing Services administers high school equivalency testing. The Tutoring and Learning Center provides assistance to Joliet Junior College students interested in preparing for these exams.
Testing Services administers English and math placement testing. The Tutoring and Learning Center provides assistance to Joliet Junior College students interested in preparing for these exams.
JJC wants all students taking the Accuplacer and ALEKS placement exams for English and math placement to be successfully placed into the appropriate course. Placement test information and preparation is important for your success at the college. Here is what you need to know to prepare to take your placement tests:
Accuplacer Exam, produced by College Board, is a computer-based, untimed test for reading, writing, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), and geometry testing. Accuplacer math testing may be used for some math placement testing accommodations.
Visit the Accuplacer Student Portal to get more information on:
ALEKS Exam, produced by McGraw Hill, is a computer-based, untimed math test.
The ALEKS exam provides robust and student-centered Prep and Learning modules to help students successfully work through on-demand math content and instruction prepared for each student based on their placement test. Students can visit the TLC to work with a tutor through their ALEKS Prep and Learning Modules.
Access your ALEKS Prep and Learning Module here. Please note: students must have a valid JJC ALEKS placement score, ID, and email to login and access learning modules. Visit Testing Services for more information.
JJC accepts valid ACT and SAT scores for English and math placement. If you have qualifying ACT or SAT score within the last 48 months, you may not need to take the Accuplacer and/or ALEKS placement test.
Vising the Admissions Department to have your official scores sent from ACT or CollegeBoard to JJC.
Testing Services administers TEAS testing. The Tutoring and Learning Center provides live, online TEAS preparation workshops to JJC and non-JJC students. Review the information below to learn about the registration process, TEAS preparation workshop dates, and view comments from previous individuals who have attended these sessions.
TEAS preparation workshops are free to JJC students who are enrolled in the previous, current, or next semester. Once registered, JJC students will receive an email with the following information:
Confirmation of date and time of workshop(s),
Invitation to online meeting space, and
iCampus invitation to view TEAS preparation study materials.
Non-JJC students must pay $25.00 per workshop. Workshops are organized by subject: math, reading, science, or writing.
Once payment has been received over the phone, and the TLC has received proof of purchase, TEAS preparation study materials and invitation to online meeting space will be emailed to your personal email.
Last updated April 28, 2020
All TEAS Preparation Workshop participants were surveyed about their experience with the preparation sessions. Below are some of their comments.
"It was great!" - Nursing Student Candidate
"This was a great way to start studying." - Nursing Student Candidate
"This was a really good workshop. I hope they continue offering them." - Radiologic Technology Student Candidate
"I now have a better idea of what to study." - Nursing Student Candidate
"The strategies for test taking were most helpful." - Nursing Student Candidate
"The small class size made it relaxed yet informative." - Nursing Student Candidate
"The environment was comfortable and it was easy to ask questions." - Radiologic Technology Student Candidate
"The tutor went through problems step by step." - Veterinary Medical Technology Student Candidate
"The review was helpful and available at an inexpensive rate." - Nursing Student Candidate
"I like that the tutor provided plenty of practice problems for each section." - Nursing Student Candidate
"What I liked most was the small class size." - Radiologic Technology
"I like that there was plenty of time to ask the tutor questions." - Nursing Student Candidate
"The information provided was great! Having taken the TEAS, I was able to have a different perspective and ask appropriate questions." - Nursing Student Candidate
"The tutor was nice, very willing to answer questions, and gave good examples." - Nursing Student Candidate
"I really liked having the sample test and problems to work on. I also liked the way the tutor presented the workshop." - Nursing Student Candidate
"PowerPoints were loaded with a lot of helpful information. I liked that we practiced in the session what we reviewed." - Radiologic Technology Student Candidate