The Test of Essential Academic Skills, TEAS® Test, is a standard preadmission exam for those who are wishing to attend nursing school and is used in many nursing programs around the country. The TEAS® test is an aptitude test that is designed to identify students who would be successful in nursing school and who have the ability to think like a nurse. Individuals who take the TEAS® exam will be tested based on their reading, math, science, and English skills. While there is no passing score for the TEAS® test, test-takers should aim to achieve a high score. To do this, we have compiled this free TEAS® test prep course to help you maximize your score!
TEAS® Math Course
The TEAS® Math section contains a total of 30 questions with four sub-content areas that include Numbers and Operations, Algebraic Applications, Data Interpretation, and Measurement. You’ll have about 50 minutes to complete these questions.
TEAS® Science Course
The TEAS® Science section has a total of 48 questions and within four sub-content areas; Human Body Science, Life Science, Earth and Physical Science, and Scientific Reasoning. You’ll have about an hour to complete the questions for this portion of the test.
TEAS® Reading Course
The Reading section of the TEAS® exam contains a total of 42 questions within two sub-content areas which includes Paragraph and Passage Comprehension, and Informational Source Comprehension. For the reading section, you’ll be given close to an hour to complete the questions.
TEAS® English Course
The English and Language Usage contains 30 questions and three sub-content areas that includes Grammar and Word Meanings in Context, Spelling and Punctuation, and Structure. You’ll have close to 30 minutes to answer the questions for this section.
If you need more help preparing for the TEAS® exam for admittance to a nursing program, be sure to check out Mometrix’s TEAS® Study Guide with practice questions and Mometrix’s TEAS® Flashcard Study System.
TEAS 6 Books & Resources
1. ATI TEAS Secrets Study Guide: TEAS 6 Complete Study Manual, Full-Length Practice Tests, Review Video Tutorials for the Test of Essential Academic Skills, Sixth Edition (link)
2. ATI TEAS Flashcard Study System: TEAS 6 Test Practice Questions & Exam Review for the Test of Essential Academic Skills, Sixth Edition (link)
3. ATI TEAS Practice Questions: Two TEAS 6 Practice Tests & Review for the Test of Essential Academic Skills, Sixth Edition (link)
4. ATI Testing (link)
5. What’s on the TEAS Test (link)