Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Getting ready for the placement test, retest, or Geometry Competency Test

Preparing for placement tests can save you time and money by allowing you to start higher in the math sequence.  But studying on your own can be intimidating.  Try the online method described below to prepare.  For a small fee now, you can save hundreds of dollars later.

MyMathTest is an online program like MyMathLab.  It’s inexpensive and easy to use.  It will give you a practice test and then plenty of problems to improve where you need help.


MyMathTest

1. Registering for MyMathTest
If you don't have an access code, you can buy the code online for $12 by clicking Buy Now at www.mymathtest.com.  This gives you 16 weeks of access. If you are on financial aid, in the Dislocated Workers Program, or have a reason that could prevent you from being able to purchase the code with a credit card, please contact the division office (815-921-3510) for free access to the program.

To register, go to the www.mymathtest.com for MyMathTest, click the Register button, and then follow the instructions on the screen.

2. Enrolling in the placement test prep program
After registering, log in to MyMathTest with your username and password. To enroll in this program, enter the following program ID:

The program ID for your program is:  XL1H-01PG-901Y-5EV2

NOTE:  There are zeros in the program ID, not the letter O.

3. Need more help?
Go to www.mymathtest.com and click on Training & Support, or contact the Math Office in JCSM-1015 (phone 815-921-3510).