ACE offers a variety of resources students can use to review material prior to taking the Virginia Placement Test. 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.Download handout
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.Start module
Finding Agreement Between Pronouns and Antecedents
Learn how to make pronouns agree with their antecedents in your writing.Start module
Write with Style: The Foundations of Sentence Structure
Learn about the elements of a sentence and creative ways in which you can express yourself through your writing.Start module
Demystifying Commas and Semicolons
Eliminate confusion, and master the rules for using commas and semicolons in your writing.Start module
This interactive module defines plagiarism as well as provides strategies for avoiding it.Start module
Quotations: Proper Use of Punctuation
Learn the rules for punctuating quotations properly in your essays.Start module