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Student Preparation

How do I prepare for my Placement Tests?

  1. Apply for admission to Santa Ana College, to receive your SAC student ID
  2. Prepare for the Placement tests using the links below - this is EXTREMELY important to do BEFORE taking the Placement tests!
  3. Make your appointment for the placement tests with the Test Center.
  4. Take the assessment placement tests for English and Math
  5. Meet with a Counselor for program planning

Placement Testing
information can be found at our Test Center website.  Placement testing is offered throughout the semester. 

If you have any placement test questions, contact our Distance Learning Office at or call 714-564-6725.

Testing Center Links:





Do not waste your time taking more courses than necessary.​
STUDY UP and PREPARE for your placemen​t exam​s!​​​​


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