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All entering students are required to take a one hour Writing Sample Assessment test in order to determine appropriate placement in our freshmen composition program. A student may be advised to begin with English Composition I, Basic Writing, or English As a Second Language, depending upon his or her skills and fluency. Assessment recommendations are mandatory for most programs. To arrange for placement testing, visit our Assessment Centers: Haverhill Campus – Spurk C208 Lawrence Campus – L200 or call (978) 556-3872.