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English Placement Test (Virginia Placement Test): Review with Online Resources

FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PLACEMENT TEST, contact your campus Testing Center:

List of Websites

Guide with links to useful websites.

The guide is arranged according to six broad categories:

1. Additional Assessments and Practice Tests

2. Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary

3. The Writing Process

4. Grammar and Mechanics

5. Editing and Proofreading

6. Research and Documentation

PrepSTEP: Online Courses and Practice Tests

PrepSTEP has online courses and practice tests.  From off campus, you will be prompted to log in with your MyNOVA username and password.

  • Register/Sign in with a username and password that you create.

  • Look in the “College Students” and “Adult Core Skills” sections for practice tests and review materials on Reading, Writing, and Grammar.
  • Select an area for review.