The test of essential academic skills is the entrance test commonly given to prospective nurses and radiography students. The test is designed to measure skills pertaining to language use, mathematics, science and reading. An official online TEAS practice test is available online on at the ATI website for $35. The practice test provides updated questions modeled after the most current TEAS test. Taking the online practice test will give you a solid idea of the structure and difficulty of the test which will help you gauge how much studying you need to do.

Check with the institution through which you're taking the test to find out which version of the test you'll be taking, either version 3.0/4.0 or version V.

Type into the web browser of your choice.

Click on the "ATI Product Solutions" tab found at the top of ATI's web page. Click on the "Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEASĀ®)" link found directly below the "Pre-Nurse School" section.

Click on "TEAS 3.0/4.0 Online Practice Assessment" found near the bottom of the page for the version 3.0/4.0 practice test; or click on "TEAS V Online Practice Assessment Form A" or "TEAS V Online Practices Assessment B" for version V of the practice test.

Purchase the test. Access codes and a link will be emailed to you. Follow the link and enter the access code found in your email to begin the practice test. Take the test as many times as you like to improve your score and study.

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  • Purchasing an online test from ATI is the only official way to take the TEAS test online.
  • Upon completing the online practice test you will receive immediate results which reflect how much studying you need to do; however, even if you score well on your first try, it's wise to study and continue practicing to keep your skills sharp for the test day.
  • Study well in advance of the test and get a good night's sleep the night before.

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Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Sebastian Malysa began his writing career in 2010. His work focuses on the general arts and appears on Answerbag and eHow. He has won a number of academic awards, most notably the CTV Award for best proposed documentary film. He holds a Master of Arts in contemporary disability theater from the University of Victoria.