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The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is a multiple-choice assessment of basic skills in the academic content areas of Reading, Mathematics, Science and English and Langauge usage.
Successful completion of the test is a requirement for admission to the HCC Nursing Program.
Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI), creators of the TEAS, offers the following items to prepare for the test:
TEAS Preparation Materials
TEAS V Study Manual
TEAS Online Practice Assessment, Version A
TEAS Online Practice Assessment, Version B
TEAS Learnig Strategies
TEAS testing is available during the months of January and August. Testing at HCC is for students applying to the HCC nursing program who meet the following criteria:
Students who apply for admission to the nursing program for Summer/ Fall 2015 may register online beginning November 15, 2014 for testing in January 2015.
All students preparing to take the TEAS test must have an ATI account. An account may be created by going to the ATI website, and clicking on create a new account. For Institution Option, select Harford CC TEAS. Please be sure to include your HCC student ID number (example: H123456) in your profile page. To add your HCC student ID number to your existing profile, log-in to your ATI student home page and edit your profile. All candidates taking the TEAS test at Harford Community College MUST have a valid Harford student ID number in their ATI profile.
Applicants who are not HCC students or who will not be able to test during the specified times at HCC may complete the TEAS at a local PSI Test Center. To register at one of these locations, visit www.atitesting.com and select Register for TEAS with PSI.
Test scores will be available online after the completion of the test. You must log in to the ATI website to obtain the scores. The scores are valid for two years from the date of the test. Harford Community College will use the scores associated with the highest Adjusted Individual Score.
Students who have tested at other schools or locations request to have their TEAS scores sent to HCC for a fee. The request should be made through the ATI store by selecting the TEAS Transcript option no later than February 17, 2015. Students are able to test and re-test once within a two-year period.
The HCC Test Center offers TEAS testing in August and January. The next TEAS testing at HCC will be in January 2015.
Monday - January 12 and January 26
4 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Wednesday - January 7, January 14, January 21, January 28
11 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Thursday - January 8, January 15, January 22, January 29
4 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Friday - January 30
11 a.m.- 3 p.m.
* Visit www.atitesting.com to register for the TEAS. Registration will open on November 15, 2014.
For questions about TEAS testing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the nursing application process, please refer to the website: http://www.harford.edu/nursing.
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