The University of Wisconsin System
and Castle Worldwide
About Tailwind Placement Exams
A partnership between the University of Wisconsin System and Castle Worldwide established Tailwind Placement Exams. The Tailwind program brings together two experienced and proven testing organizations with a combined 70 years of history. Tailwind provides the market with a superior testing product and student experience. English, Math, Spanish, French, and German exams were developed by the University of Wisconsin, one of the pre-eminent university systems in the nation and highly regarded in the placement exam field with a 40-year track record for validity. All exams are delivered through Castle’s PASS system, which is considered to be the industry’s most reliable test engine. Castle’s unparalleled reputation covers a span of nearly 30 years of test development and delivery expertise serving a diverse and loyal customer base.