Prepare for Writing

Prepare for the writing portion of the placement test by reviewing the types of questions you’ll answer, brushing up on your grammar and punctuation skills and learning how to improve your writing style.

Resources for Preparation

Sample Questions

To prepare for the writing section you can first practice by reviewing the Sentence Skills and Reading Comprehension sections of Accuplacer Samples Questions for Students (pages 1-5).

Punctuation and Grammar Review

Style Review

Style involves wordiness, redundancy, word choices (diction), sentence arrangement (syntax), organization, etc. Learn more about improving your style

Prepare for the reading section - practice reading and answering these questions