The Academic Center for Excellence offers a variety of resources students can use to review material prior to taking the Virginia Placement Test (VPT). Although tutoring is not available for placement test preparation, we look forward to working with you after you are enrolled in your classes.

For additional information about the VPT, please visit the Testing Services Placement Test Page.

Virginia Placement Test Overview

Math
English

Math

Helpful Math Handouts to Prepare for the VPT

Pre-Algebra:

Algebra:

Calculus:

Math Videos

English

Helpful Handouts to review English Topics

Other Resources to Review English Topics

ESL Accuplacer

Writing Modules

The following modules provide students with interactive learning opportunities. In these modules, students will watch videos on key writing topics, answer mastery questions to ensure learning, and test their knowledge to earn a certification of completion.

How to Paraphrase Effectively

This interactive module defines and demonstrates how to paraphrase properly.

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Finding Agreement Between Pronouns and Antecedents

Learn how to make pronouns agree with their antecedents in your writing.

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Write with Style: The Foundations of Sentence Structure

Learn about the elements of a sentence, and discover creative ways in which you can express yourself through your writing.

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Demystifying Commas and Semicolons

Eliminate confusion, and master the rules for using commas and semicolons in your writing.

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Understanding Plagiarism

This interactive module defines plagiarism as well as provides strategies for avoiding it.

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Quotations: Proper Use of Punctuations

Learn the rules for punctuating quotations properly in your essays.

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