• Complete Test Preparation Inc. partners with Eco Libris to balance titles

    Complete Test Preparation Inc. partners with Eco Libris to balance titles

    Complete Test Preparation Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with Eco-Libris to plant 400 trees have been planted using the highest ecological and sustainable standards in Latin America (Nicaragua, Guatemala, Panama, Belize, Honduras) and Africa (Malawi), where deforestation is a crucial problem. Eco-Libris administers the project by working with partners in developing countries who make […]

    May 22, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Short-Term Study Strategies:  How to Ace the Exam That’s Just Around the Corner

    Short-Term Study Strategies: How to Ace the Exam That’s Just Around the Corner

    Sheila has an exam coming up in Advanced Biology.  It had been announced weeks ago, but she has a full course load.  She studies every night for several hours, and sometimes she gets overwhelmed with all she has to do.  And that’s the problem:  She is so overwhelmed that she completely forgot about the Advanced […]

    May 10, 2011 | 4 comments | View Post

  • Things That Could Go Wrong on Test Day--and Making Sure they Don't

    Things That Could Go Wrong on Test Day–and Making Sure they Don’t

    Sometimes, doing well on a test is as much about making sure that bad things don’t happen as it is about your pre-test strategies. Let’s face it: All of us have had the experience of getting ready to go take a big test, only to have “one of those days” when everything seems to work […]

    Feb 08, 2011 | 9 comments | View Post

  • How to Overcome Test Anxiety

    How to Overcome Test Anxiety

    Put down your class notes and textbook for just five minutes and take this short quiz.  It might actually help with the rest of your study time. 1) Do you have a difficult time motivating yourself to start studying for a big test? ______ 2) Do you expect that, no matter how hard you study, […]

    Aug 17, 2010 | 7 comments | View Post

  • Beating the Clock

    Beating the Clock

    It is easy to feel the pressure of the clock. If you’re not careful and prepared it will get to you and drag down your score. Most Standardized tests have time limits, including Nursing Entrance test, College Entrance Exams and Certification Exams. Here are five simple steps to help you maximize your score while minimizing […]

    Aug 09, 2010 | 4 comments | View Post

  • Assisting Your Way to Your Dream Nursing Job

    Assisting Your Way to Your Dream Nursing Job

    Trend watchers have said for several years now that medical careers, whether as a doctor or a nurse, will continue to grow during the next few decades.  Among other reasons, this is true because of the ever-aging population.  And as baby-boomers especially grow older, the need for treatment will increase. Still, no career field is […]

    Jul 09, 2010 | 2 comments | View Post

  • The Ultimate Guide to Test Preparation Strategy

    The Ultimate Guide to Test Preparation Strategy

    When faced with an exam most students hide their heads and procrastinate hoping that somehow they will be spared the agony of taking a test – particularly a big one that their future relies on. Avoiding the all important test is what many students do best and unfortunately they suffer the consequences because of lack […]

    Mar 20, 2010 | 3 comments | View Post

  • Test Preparation

  • Tour of the TEAS - Content for the Test of Essential Academic Skills Exam

    Tour of the TEAS – Content for the Test of Essential Academic Skills Exam

    Here is a complete run-down on the types of questions you will most likely encounter on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V) exam.   This list is a minimum list – you should be able to do all of these types of questions at the very minimum.   TEAS practice test questions and […]

    Apr 05, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • In the Exam room

    Starting The Exam Makes sure you are in the right exam. There may be other testing session for the same class and classes with similar names. Look for others from your section and double check the section number. Remember that every instructor has different requirements and will expect different things. Read instructions for each exam […]

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  • How to Solve Word Problems

    How to Solve Word Problems

    Most students find math word problems difficult.   Word problems are found on must High School Exams, College Exams and a few Nursing Entrance exams like the PAX.  Tackling word problems is much easier if you have a systematic approach which we outline below. Here is the biggest tip for studying word problems. Practice regularly and […]

    Aug 25, 2011 | 0 comments | View Post

  • What to Do When You Fail a Test

    What to Do When You Fail a Test

    Once, when I was a college instructor, a student came to me and asked me what he should do when he fails a test.  In other words, is there anything he can do to use that experience to propel him to better performance in the future?  I thought about the question, and several not-so-helpful responses […]

    May 20, 2011 | 7 comments | View Post

  • Practice Test Questions

  • Tour of the TEAS - Content for the Test of Essential Academic Skills Exam

    Tour of the TEAS – Content for the Test of Essential Academic Skills Exam

    Here is a complete run-down on the types of questions you will most likely encounter on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V) exam.   This list is a minimum list – you should be able to do all of these types of questions at the very minimum.   TEAS practice test questions and […]

    Apr 05, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Exponents Practice Questions

    Exponents Practice Questions

    Exponents Practice Questions   High School – AHSGE, BC Provincial, CAHSEE, COOP, CRCT, FCAT, GHSGT, GEE, GQE, HSPT, ITBS, ISAT, ISEE, MCAS, OGT, PLAN, PSSA, SHSAT, SSAT, TACHS, Gateway/TCAP, THEA, TAKS Nursing Entrance: DET, NET, TEAS, PAX RN, PSB, PNEE High School Equivalency: CHSPE, GED Armed Services: AFQT, ASVAB

    Mar 27, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Basic Math Practice 2

    Basic Math Practice 2  Basic Math Practice practice questions – Percentage, Fractions Decimals exponents, simple algebra, parentheses removal Basic Math questions are common on these types of exam: Nursing Entrance Exams ( NET, DET, PSB, HOBET, HESI, TEAS, PNEE) Armed Services Entrance including ASVAB and AFQT High School Exams (AHSGE, CAHSEE, COOP, GEE, GHSGT, GQE, […]

    Mar 27, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Word Problem Practice

    Word Problem Practice

      Word Problems are common on these types of exam: Nursing Entrance Exams ( NET, DET, PSB, HOBET, HESI, TEAS, PNEE) Armed Services Entrance including ASVAB and AFQT High School Exams (AHSGE, CAHSEE, COOP, GEE, GHSGT, GQE, ISAT, ITBS, OGT, SHSAT, TACHS, BC Provincial, ISEE, HSPT and SSAT)   Example Word Problem and extended solution […]

    Feb 05, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Most Popular

  • Passing the Reading Comprehension Portion of a Standardized Test

    For many students, it’s the most dreaded part of a standardized test: the reading comprehension section.  After all, you can study the basic facts of math or of history.  But how do you study the art of reading better? Reading Skills are a perennial topic for standardized tests.   Nursing Entrance Test generally have a reading […]

    Jul 30, 2010 | 5 comments | View Post

  • Test Preparation with Flash Cards

    Test Preparation with Flash Cards

    Flash cards tend to universally evoke memories of grade school.   The idea of using them as an adult doesn’t even cross the minds of many. Even to consider using them, can give a sense of immaturity.  The reality is that they are used with children for a reason: They work.  In fact, they work just […]

    Jul 21, 2010 | 9 comments | View Post

  • The Frontier in cheating

    ORLANDO, Fla.  The frontier in the battle to defeat student cheating may be here at the testing center of the University of Central Florida, where numerous tests are administered, including the ACT, TEAS, ACCUPLACER, CLAST and others. As technology advances so do ways around it in an ‘arms race’ and cheating is no different.   Generally […]

    Jul 06, 2010 | 2 comments | View Post

  • How to Prepare for a Test

    How to Prepare for a Test

    Scoring high on tests is crucial for most people. Scoring High on a College Entrance Test means you get into the University you want.  Scoring High on a Nursing Entrance Test means you get into Nursing School  Or, an Armed Services Entrance Exams, like the AFQT, means you can get into the Military.  It requires […]

    Mar 28, 2010 | 3 comments | View Post

  • Multiple Choice

  • Setting Time Priorities on a Timed Test

    Setting Time Priorities on a Timed Test

    Standardized tests can be a student’s worst nightmare–especially those that are timed.  If you’re not careful, the clock can become an enemy working against you as you try to get the highest score possible. Constant clock watching can be a distraction to you and may have a negative impact on performance.  Mastering proper techniques for […]

    May 20, 2011 | 5 comments | View Post

  • Guessing on the COOP ( Or any multiple choice exam)

    Guessing on the COOP ( Or any multiple choice exam)

    So you’re trying to get into a Catholic high school. . . you’re at the testing center, taking the COOP, HSPT, SSAT, ISEE or TACHS.  Suddenly you come to a section with several questions that you just don’t know. What to do? Guess.  That’s right….take a guess.  One of the good things about the COOP […]

    Aug 29, 2010 | 6 comments | View Post

  • Tips for Taking Multiple Choice Tests

    Tips for Taking Multiple Choice Tests

    Multiple-choice tests:  You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.  Some students think with these tests you have at least a one in 3 or 4 or 5 chance of getting the question right.  Others, though, note that the authors of the multiple-choice questions try to make the questions tricky–steering you toward the wrong answer. […]

    Jan 28, 2010 | 7 comments | View Post

  • Tips on How to Answer Different Types of Test Questions

    Often you go into a test and are not sure what types of questions will be asked and sometimes the exam can consist of different types making it even more difficult to be fully prepared. With a variety of choices teachers like to challenge their students but here are a few tips that should help […]

    Apr 13, 2009 | 7 comments | View Post

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  • Types of Exams

      Before beginning any exam there are steps you can take to help your self succeed. Make sure you are as relaxed as possible. Next make sure you are sitting the right exam and have been given the proper paper. Once you have established that you are in fact taking the correct exam, be sure […]

    Apr 03, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Reading Comprehension Practice

    Reading Comprehension Practice

        Reading Comprehension is a very common component on standardized tests, including College Entrance, Armed forces entrance, Nursing Entrance and High School tests. Reading Comprehension Practice Questions Directions: Read the following paragraphs and answer the questions that accompany them. Circle the correct answer, which you believe most accurately satisfies the requirements of each question. […]

    Oct 30, 2012 | 5 comments | View Post

  • Basic Math Practice Test Questions

    Basic Math Practice Test Questions

    Basic Math Practice practice questions – Long & Short Division, Multiplication, Decimals, Fractions, Percent Basic Math questions are common on these types of exam: Nursing Entrance Exams ( NET, DET, PSB, HOBET, HESI, TEAS, PNEE) Armed Services Entrance including ASVAB and AFQT High School Exams (AHSGE, CAHSEE, COOP, GEE, GHSGT, GQE, ISAT, ITBS, OGT, SHSAT, […]

    Oct 25, 2012 | 2 comments | View Post




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