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Please read and comply with the following checklist:

Technical Requirements

Students are responsible for meeting the following technical requirements:

  • ✔  A reliable computer running Windows XP (or higher) or Mac OS X 10 (or higher).
  • ✔  A web cam with 640x480 video pixel resolution or higher.
  • ✔  Headphones or working speakers connected to the computer. A working microphone connected to the computer.
  • ✔  We recommend a web cam that has a built in microphone.
  • ✔  If your webcam is built into your laptop or desktop and it cannot be removed or detached, you will also need a reflective surface such as a smartphone, DVD, CD, or a small mirror. This is needed so your proctor can verify that the monitor surface is clear of any materials
  • ✔  A web browser with Adobe Flash Player installed. We recommend Flash Player 11. A reliable, high-speed internet connection.
  • ✔  The ability to allow video and screen-sharing connections to the computer you will be using to take your exam.


Students must test their equipment at before their appointment to ensure everything works AND THEY HAVE THE EQUIPMENT THEY NEED.


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