Testing and Assessment

Panola College offers a variety of testing and assessment services. The College is a designated test center for the ACT (American College Testing Program) which may be taken on the Carthage campus in February, April, and October. The GED (General Educational Development) Test is given regularly in Carthage and Center. The TSI test is offered daily (Monday-Thursday) at the Carthage campus and periodically at the Marshall and Center campuses as well as at area high schools. Individuals wishing to enroll in any of Panola College’s academic or career/technical programs must provide acceptable assessment test scores prior to enrolling. The HESI (Health Education Systems, Inc.) test and the WorkKeys test are both administered at the Carthage and Center campuses. The HESI test is the nursing admission test required for Vocational Nursing applicants and Associate Degree Nursing applicants. The WorkKeys test is required for Cosmetology applicants and is also used for assessing workforce skills for job applicants at the request of potential employers. For more information, visit this website.