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How do I take one of the tests listed below?

The following tests may be taken in the Career Development & Counseling Office Monday – Friday between 8:00 am and 3:30 am daily, depending on availability.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston, offer the ACT Residual exam. ACT Residual tests are administered at the University of Minnesota Crookston for individuals planning to attend the University. The results from the ACT Residual are valid only at the University of Minnesota Crookston, and cannot be transferred to any other institution or agency. No reports will be issued by the University of Minnesota Crookston (or ACT) to High Schools, Colleges/Universities, or Scholarship Agencies. For additional information on ACT Testing go to There is a cost associated with this exam. To schedule an appointment to take the ACT contact Meloni at (218) 281-8586 or

College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP)
CLEP gives you the opportunity to receive college credit for what you already know by earning qualifying scores on any of 33 examinations. Earn credit for knowledge you've acquired through independent study, prior course work, on-the-job training, professional development, cultural pursuits, or internships. To register for CLEP exams go to To view the University of Minnesota Crookston's CLEP policy click Here.

GED Testing Service
The GED 21st Century Initiative will transform the GED test into a comprehensive program that will prepare more adult learners for postsecondary education, training, and careers. We're facing a national crisis. Millions of adults, without high school diplomas, lack the skills and knowledge to succeed in the 21st century marketplace. This impacts every community in America.

That's why GED Testing Service has built not just a new test, but a new comprehensive program. The 2014 GED® program ensures that an adult's high school equivalency credential signifies he or she has the skills and knowledge necessary to take the next critical steps in their life. We need to give these adults and their families a fighting chance. Their futures depend on it. For information or to schedule an exam go to

GRE Prep Guide
ConsumerAffairs created a great GRE Prep online resource with custom content that I believe would be beneficial for students to use. 

Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams (MTLE) 
The University of Minnesota Crookston is a certified Pearson Vue test facility. MTLEs are offered through the University of Minnesota Crookston. To schedule an exam go to

Testing & Education Reference Center
Testing & Education Reference Center contains over 100 practice tests and courses including practice tests for the usual college entrance exams, as well as for the GRE and other graduate school exams. It also contains tests for many professional and civil service exams including Accountant/Auditor Exams, American Foreign Service Officer Exam, Correction Officer Exam, Court Officer Exam, Parole Officer Exam, and the Police Officer Exam. The Center also includes online versions of the Peterson's preparation guides for many of these tests. It has in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards.



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