This step helps prevent unfair use of our system.
Some people use automated programs to gain an unfair advantage
when taking an assessment. Typing the characters from a picture
helps ensure that a person, not an automated program, is trying to
take this test.
If you do not see an image, please make sure your browser is set
to display images and try again. If you enter an incorrect word,
you will get another chance to enter a different word. The system
will let you try several times before cancelling the request for a
If you were unable to view the optical barrier on the previous
page due to low vision or vision impairment, please contact us so
that we may assist you.
Please email us at