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Test Preparations & Practice

Mandatory Pre-Assessment Activity
Students must participate in a Pre-Assessment Activity before taking the TSI Assessment. Colleges or universities are required to provide the Pre-Assessment Activity and to document students’ participation. Students will not be allowed to take the TSI Assessment until they have completed the Pre-Assessment activity.
The activity includes the following:
• An explanation of the importance of the TSI Assessment
• Practice test questions and feedback
• An explanation of all of the developmental education options available to students who don’t meet    the minimum passing standard            
• Information on campus and community resources that will help students to succeed t in college
Students should take advantage of free sample questions that are designed to familiarize them with the types of questions asked on the TSI Assessment. To access the full sample questions document, visit
Also… the TSI Assessment Study Guide Web App
Click HERE for a web based study app for the TSI Assessment.  The TSI Web-Based Study App features practice tests and "learn as you go" tests with explanations of correct and incorrect answers.The TSI Assessment Study Guide web app is an extension of popular ACCUPLACER iPhone app, but customized to the content specifications of the TSI Assessment.  Students will be able to practice in an online, interactive environment where they receive immediate feedback on their performance  or through a Sample Test where the feedback is reserved until the end.
This app will work on any smartphone, tablet, or computer using a standard browser.

TSI Assessment Information HESI Information 
GED Testing Site Information