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You should express your thoughts clearly and organize your ideas in paragraphs so that they will make sense to a reader. Your essay should be well developed with many specific details and at least two pages (four sides) in length. Correct grammar and sentence structure are important.
|Sample Essay Topics|
|Can we judge others by the way they look? Does a person’s appearance reflect his or her character? Support your viewpoint with specific details from your knowledge or experience.|
|The government has made many addictive substances illegal because they may harm the health of those who take them. But alcohol and tobacco may also be dangerous to a person’s health, and they are legal. Should the government make these substances illegal? Support your viewpoint with specific details from your knowledge or experience.|
|Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Teenagers should not have jobs while they are still in high school. Support your viewpoint with specific details from your knowledge or experience.|
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*Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF) will ONLY be administered to students based on the recommendation of an academic counselor or the mathematics department. This exam is used by students interested in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or business related fields requiring precalculus or calculus.
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- Get plenty of rest and eat properly prior to the test to help you concentrate and stay focused.
- The session can take up to 3 1/2 hours. Do not come to the test hungry.
- Arrive a few minutes early so you are in a non-rushed state of mind and can find the testing room, bathrooms, etc.
- Late-comers will not be seated and will be asked to return for another session.
- Be sure to understand the directions for each test before that test session begins. Ask questions if you need to.
- Read each question carefully until you understand what the question is asking. If answering an item requires several steps, be sure you consider them all.
- If you have a problem or question during the test, raise your hand and the test administrator or proctor will help you. Although they cannot answer test questions for you, they can help you with other types of problems.