Preparing for the TEAS Exam
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam is a popular pre-admission test taken by nursing, allied health and other health science program applicants. Taking the exam can be stressful, so here are some tips to help you prepare:
1. Familiarize Yourself with the Exam
Start by researching the structure and content of the TEAS exam. Pay close attention to the distribution of questions across different topics, and note the time limits for each section.
2. Use Study Materials and Resources
Access the free or low-cost study materials and practice tests available online and in bookstores.
3. Focus on Your Weaknesses
Once you have familiarized yourself with the exam and the study materials, review your weaknesses and focus on the topics that require the most practice.
4. Brush Up on Basic Math
Review basic math concepts such as ratios, percentages and algebra that are used in the math section of the TEAS exam.
5. Take Breaks and Rest
Studying for an exam can be demanding and tiring, so taking breaks is important. Plan to take regular breaks and get enough rest to be refreshed when you review your study material.
6. Practice Test-Taking Strategies
Practice essential test-taking strategies, such as time management, question review, and guess-elimination.
By following these steps, you will be well-prepared for the TEAS exam. Good luck!