Please read all of the following information carefully.
Whittier College requires an ALEKS Placement, Preparation and Learning (ALEKS PPL) Assessment to determine readiness for mathematics courses.
ALEKS consists of three parts:
Whittier College encourages each student to spend time in the Prep and Learning Modules, even if the desired score is achieved, because time spent in ALEKS will ultimately lead to better preparation and improved scores.
Step 1: Log into ALEKS
Sign in using your MyWhittier credentials.
Step 2: Take a Proctored Exam
Whittier College requires a proctored exam for a student’s final course placement. In other words, a student must take a proctored exam to register for their math course or any course requiring a math prerequisite. Only one (1) proctored exam is required, but students may take the exam up to 5 times.
Online (detailed instructions)
You will immediately receive your results and corresponding course placement.
Step 3: Study and Retest
Whittier College suggests between 3 and 5 hours of study time.
Only one (1) proctored exam is required, but students may take the exam up to 5 times.
For more information visit ALEKS FAQ or contact Paige Sturley at firstname.lastname@example.org.