Test Preparation

It is highly recommended that, prior to taking the placement test, all students review basic concepts in mathematics, reading, and writing. The following is a list of resources students may want to explore in preparation of the NC DAP Placement Test.

ACC Resources

Academic Skills Lab

The Academic Skills Lab  can help you prepare for the Math portion of the placement test. Stop by room 348 of the main campus or call 336-506-4167 for more information.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center can offer assistance preparing for the English and timed essay portions of the placement exam. Call 336-506-4190 for more information.

Learning Resources Center

The LRC (Library) is located on the 3rd floor of the Wallace Gee Building on the Carrington-Scott Campus. There are many test preparation resources available to students on campus or by accessing the resource links online by clicking here.

BSP 2000 Test Prep Course (Academic & Career Readiness)

Review your skills to improve your score the NC DAP Placement Test by taking BSP 2000 at ACC. Classes are offered day and evening, and are available to high school and/or GED graduates. Call 336-506-4376 or click here to learn more, view the calendar and sign-up.

Online Resources

The following list of resources is categorized by content area. The official North Carolina Community College System Diagnostic and Placement Test Sample Questions booklet is available in pdf format by clicking here.

General Knowledge
Mathematics
English Grammar