I took the TEAS V exam yesterday at a PSI testing center. I want to start off by saying that I was SO nervous. My stomach was hurting so bad and I was literally shaking. I don't ever do really well on standardized tests. I see people on here that made 90% and higher and are not happy with that score- but I am one that is praying for an 80%!! I would be SO happy with an 80%. And I only want that high of a score because my GPA is not what I would like it to be (made "early educational mistakes" my first couple years of college). I purchased the ATI Study Manual and the 2 online practice tests, also the McGraw Hill 5 TEAS Practice Tests. When I took the McGraw Hill practice tests I did pretty good, made in the high 70's. The ATI Study Manual did help me a good bit, so did the practice tests. The 1st practice test I made a 63% and the second I made a 73%. I am good at Math and English but not great at Reading and really not great at Science. My advice to everyone is to purchase the ATI Manual and practice tests. They are 100% worth the money. They give you an idea of what type of questions and what material you should practice at. I should get my score in a few days, I will post it on here (even if it low and embarrassing). I wish I could make what most people on here make, I'd be so grateful. The people that make 89% and say they did not study at all- you are lucky and I am so jealous!
Either way- if you are like me and terrified of the TEAS V exam, YOU CAN DO IT. Believe in yourself. Study and practice. I work 40-50 hours a week at a clinic and go to school 4 nights a week (16 hours this semester) and I crammed in time to study for the TEAS, I did end up having to take a couple of my vacation days to study because I ended up having 3 exams and school and a paper due the same week of my TEAS. Always remember too, you can always retake it!! That thought has been what has kept me sane this whole time. Knowing that if I need to, I can always retake it. Purchase the ATI Manual, Practice tests on atitesting, and 5 Practice Tests from McGraw Hill (cheapest on AMazon). Good Luck to everyone!!