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Test Prep and Study Guide Resources

What is Accuplacer?

Colleges use ACCUPLACER to assess your skill levels in reading, writing, and math to determine if you’re ready to take courses that will earn you credits at that school. If you show proficiency in a subject, you won’t have to take developmental courses and can start earning credits right away that count toward a degree or certificate. (From The College Board https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/about/why-accuplacer-matters).

NSCC Resources

Boston Public Library

All Massachusetts residents and students are eligible for a free e-card from the Boston Public Library. Click here to get more information and to sign up: https://www.bpl.org/ecard/

Clicking the links below will bring you to the Boston Public Library's online resources. 

LearningExpress Library from the Boston Public Library

LearningExpress Library is an online program that you have access to using your BPL E-card. It includes test preparation materials and practice exams for K-12 subjects, high school equivalency, college and graduate admissions, military, U.S. citizenship, and professional licensing and certification exams. This includes Accuplacer, practices tests, and study guides. 

To find Accuplacer review material: 

  • Click this link to access LearningExpress through BPL
  • Login using your BPL E-Card number and PIN
  • At the top of the page, click "Sign In/Register" and create a personal account
  • Once you have created a personal account and signed in, Search "Accuplacer" in the search box in the middle of the page. 
  • From there you will be able explore all the Accuplacer study material available.

If you have questions about using LearningExpress Library, please contact the Boston Public Library or click here to watch video tutorials. 

 

Online Resources