ati practice teas v compared to actual test

  1. If you have taken the online teas, how much higher or lower did you score?
    Last edit by Joe V on Mar 29, '18 : Reason: clarified question
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  3. by   Raviepoo
    I did much better on the actual test than the practice test. That's true for every ATI test I have taken so far.
  4. by   erica1223
    If you don't mind me asking how much better? Like ten percent or five
  5. by   RonnieDita
    Does anyone know how the McGraw Hill Study Guide compares to the actual test? I take the practice tests in the study guide and I get between 79% and 89%. I am very worried that the study guide is not even close to the actual test. I feel so unprepared for the Science section because I haven't taken Chemistry since high school. No matter how hard I study Chemistry and Physics I cant remember most of it.
  6. by   norm758
    I used the ATI practice manual exclusively. I didn't know about the McGraw book until a few days before the test. I took the test May 8, 2012 and passed with an 82%. I was very surprised to discover that was good enough for 91st percentile nationally. Anyway, I read through the manual, did both practice tests in the book once, and purchased the two online practice tests and went through them both twice. I practiced all the problems I missed, looking up practice problems online. That's what worked for me. The actual tests had maybe 2-3 questions that appeared on the online practice tests. I highly recommend trying them out.
  7. by   Epiphany2000
    I also scored higher on the actual TEAS V than on the practice tests (6 percentage points). I'm not sure what this is a reflection of (random chance, good guesses on questions I wasn't sure of, actual difference in difficulty between the two, etc.), although I am a good test taker (a gift that can make an enormous difference in academia).

    I studied exclusively from the ATI study guide, and put only about 15 total hours into studying/preparation. I scored in the 88th ant 89th percentiles (nationally for the ADN program, respectively).

    Good luck!
  8. by   kjh1228
    I haven't taken the Teas V yet but the practice tests online are much harder than the ones in the back of the ATI book at least for me.
  9. by   dorkiexcici
    is it free to take the practice test on the ati website? just curious..i bought the study guide and its supposed to come in today.
  10. by   LiLev
    Definitely not free. I forget how much but it was pricey.
  11. by   Cheweli
    It cost 35 dollars to take the practice tests on ati
  12. by   Graduation2016
    I got my guide 2 days ago. I believe I saw that on the website the practice tests are about $37 and you can take them twice. I'm still studying, I gave myself a week for each Clare and the last week
    I'll review and take all the tests. Theres also TEAS V videos on youtube from Mometrix i think
    Its called and go step by step on some math problems. Good luck!
  13. by   LiLev
    I did much better on the actual tests. On the practice tests I got somewhere in the high 70's and on the actual test I got an 87. I should note that I studied systematically and over a long period of time and all my son did was cram the night before and he got an 84 so I think it depends on how you learn. Nobody knows better than you what works for you.
  14. by   sealford
    I have been getting 80s to 90s on both the McGraw-Hill and ATI practice tests in the book, but I just took the online practice test on the ATI site and scored a 62%. I hope what people have been saying about the actual test being easier is true!