If you're an 11th grader in a California public high school, now's the time to take advantage of the Early Assessment Program when you take the CAASPP. You'll find out your senior year what areas you need to work on to get ready for CSUDH college English and mathematic classes. Plus, you'll have your whole senior year to build those skills before you start at the university.
EAP participation can also mean taking fewer tests and remedial college courses, with:
If you're planning on attending CSUDH or any CSU campus, you may earn an exemption from taking the required CSU English and/or Entry Level Mathematics Placement Test by completing one of the following with the indicated results or scores:
English Placement Test (EPT) - Exemptions are granted only to those who present proof of one of the following:
Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) - Exemptions are granted only to those who present proof of one of the following:
Participation in EAP is free and easy. To get started, you'll be asked to take the CAASPP test administered to 11th graders during the spring semester at your California High School. When taking the CAASPP make sure you select the option to release your scores to the CSU. Releasing your scores will save you from having to contact each CSU you apply to and submitting CAASPP results to the office of Admissions & Records.
To learn how you can prepare for the EAP visit the CSU SUCCESS website. There, you'll find online tutorials, free practice problems, essay prompts, and much more to help you get ready for the EAP test and meet CSU English and mathematics requirements.