You want the best way to predict whether an applicant will succeed in your program.

This test does just that - it measures students’ cognitive ability, which is widely accepted as the single best predictor of academic success.


This assessment is designed for in-person, proctored administration, either online or with paper-and-pencil. The shortened version, the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam - Quicktest, is ideal for distance learners, who can access remotely from anywhere.

Not trying to brag here, we have the world’s leading cognitive ability test used for student admissions.

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How we do

Academic success prediction

Identifies students’ ability to understand instructions, learn new material, and handle the demands of school. So you can make safe bets.

Program-specific scoring

Standardized scoring for a wide range of career programs. You can also customize profiles to match your specific needs. Go on, get those bells and whistles, you deserve them.

Flexible administration

Online or paper-and-pencil administration, on-site or remotely, in a group or individual setting. Standard version is 50 questions in twelve minutes, remote quicktest is 30 questions in eight minutes. Old school or new school, however you roll.

Easy-to-understand results

Get an easy to interpret single page report with two-color system that indicates suitability for specific educational programs. Who doesn’t love a pass/fail system?

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Simple management

Sort and filter tools allow you to evaluate student results based on scores and track their progression through your enrollment process. You won’t even need a T.A. to help.

How you do

Increase student retention, graduation, and job placement rates
Predict students’ GPA
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Maximize compliance with accreditation requirements
Reduce loan default rates
Support your mission of providing high-quality education

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