Place students in the programs that meet their ability.

Students enrolled in courses that match their skill level stay more engaged, are more satisfied and achieve better completion rates.

Wonderlic’s Basic Skills Test (WBST): 
To place students into appropriate programs

  • Fast, easy, effective tool to help accurately place 
    students – better placement improves retention, 
    persistence and graduation
  • Assess your students’ basic skills and help ensure 
    work readiness for entry level jobs
  • Aligned to O*Net competencies
  • Administer on-site or remotely

Wonderlic General Assessment of Instructional Needs (GAIN)®:
To remediate students with insufficient English and 
math skills

  • Detailed student diagnostics
  • Proven, accurate results
  • Easy, efficient administration


Key features of the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test support quicker and more effective decision-making:

Job-Specific Scoring Ranges

  • 700 job profiles are available in our comprehensive Job Index Engine
  • Custom job profiles can be created by our team of Industrial/Organizational Psychologists and other subject matter experts

Two Administration Methods Available

  • Online administration, scoring and reporting 
    • On-site from any computer with Internet connectivity
    • Individual or group administration
    • Results available in minutes
  • Paper and pencil administration
    • Fax-back or template scoring 
    • Step-by-step administration guide
    • Individual or group administration

Intuitive Results Report

  • Easy to interpret one-page report
  • A simple, three-color system—Green, Yellow and Red—indicates candidate suitability compared to the ideal scoring ranges for that position

Simple Candidate Record Management in Wonderlic Online

  • Sort and filter tools enable you to quickly rank, order and prioritize candidates based on scores
  • Candidates’ progression through your hiring process can be easily tracked

Sophisticated Test Design

  • Item Response Theory scoring uses a holistic view of the candidate’s response pattern to help ensure integrity 
    of results

20-Minute Administration per Test