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Placement Test Review

Placement Test Information Sessions

In addition to the below resources, the Learning Commons offers free Placement Test Information Sessions to help COD students prepare for testing.

Math Resource

ALEKS Prep and Learn

After taking Test 1 use the ALEKS Prep and Learning module to review for the proctored placement test. The ALEKS Prep and Learning module keeps track of which math topics you know, and which ones you are ready to learn. Students have access to the ALEKS Prep and Learning module for one year. To access Test 1 and the ALEKS Prep and Learning module log-in to inside.cod.edu and click the link in the Math Placement Test section in the middle of the page.

ALEKS Geometry Placement Test has a built-in review called the Prep and Learning Module which can be accessed after taking test 1.

Free Geometry Review Workshops conducted by the Math Assistance Area provide a review of geometry topics covered on the placement test. Drop-in or Register by calling the Main Campus Learning Commons - SRC 2102: (630) 942-3941

Reading Resources

Next Generation ACCUPLACER Reading Review:

  1. Reading test information
  2. Review guide and a practice app - ACCUPLACER
  3. Practice test, flash cards, and study guides - Union Test Prep

Writing Resources

Next Generation ACCUPLACER Writing Review:

  1. Writing test information
  2. Review guide and a practice app - ACCUPLACER
  3. Practice test, flash cards, study guides - Union Test Prep

ELS Resources

ELS Reading Skills Review:

  1. ELS Reading Skills test information
  2. Review guide and a practice app - ACCUPLACER
  3. Practice test, flash cards, and study guides - Union Test Prep
  4. Reading Comprehension Video - Southeast Technical

ELS Language Use Review:

  1. ELS Language Use test information
  2. Review guide and a practice app - ACCUPLACER
  3. Practice test, flash cards, and study guides - Union Test Prep

 Listening Test Review:

  1. ELS Listening test information
  2. ESL Listening exercises - West Valley College
  3. Video exercises with questions and answers
  4. Spoken conversations with questions and answers - TOEFL

Contact Information

Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Call or Text: (630) 942-3940
Email: learningcommons@cod.edu 

Learning Commons Hours of Operation

Learning Commons West
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1016B, (630) 942-3960

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339

Writing, Reading, and Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686