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Writing Assessment


The John H. Lounsbury College of Education graduate applicants must pass the on-site writing assessment as part of the admissions process. Persons who do not meet minimum requirements on the College of Education writing assessment will not be admitted to the graduate program.  Applicants not meeting the minimum requirement may retake the assessment.

Scores will be sent by email approximately 5-6 weeks after the test date.

Writing Assessment Dates

Date of Test

Milledgeville

Macon

Note

Cost

Saturday, January 26, 2013 Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg.

  $80
Saturday, February 23, 2013 Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg.

Last date to meet published GC April 1 deadline for completed applications for summer semester

$80
Saturday April 13, 2013
Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg.

  $80
Saturday May 18, 2013
Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg.


$80
Saturday June 22, 2013

Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Milledgeville ONLY

    $80
Saturday August 24, 2013

 

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg

Macon ONLY

 

$80

Saturday October 26, 2013 Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg  Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg    $80
Saturday, January 25, 2014 Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg

  $80
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg   $80
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg   $80
Saturday, May 17, 2014

Milledgeville-254 Arts & Sciences Bldg

Macon-433 Cherry Street; 317A Thomas Jefferson Bldg   $80


*Graduate Writing Assessment Registration 

*Graduate Writing Assessment Advice--Characteristics of an Exemplary Paper 

Graduate Writing Assessment Review Data

Day of the Assessment
The Graduate Admission Writing Assessment will be given from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Applicants should arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. for check-in and bring official picture identification. Applicants may bring a dictionary and/or a thesaurus; however, neither will be provided.  Food, drink, phones, or other electronic devices are not allowed in the testing rooms.

Description of the Assessment
Applicants are given a prompt that includes a short summary of current research on a specific topic. They write an essay addressing topic. The primary emphasis for evaluation is how well the applicants integrate their own prior experiences with the current research. The assessment is based upon the quality (not quantity) of written expression along with the analysis and synthesis of ideas.  Evaluation is blind and by multiple readers.

COE Writing Assessment Background, Data, and Historical Information

For questions contact: 
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kerry.chapman@gcsu.edu
100 Lanier Hall
CBX 74
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-5016 

Phone toll free in Georgia: 800-342-0471 Ext. 5016  

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