What is the TSI test in Texas?

The TSI Assessment (TSIA) is part of the Texas Success Initiative enacted by the Texas State Legislature and designed to determine a student’s readiness for college-level coursework in the general areas of reading, writing, and mathematics.

What is a good TSI score in Texas?

You are considered college ready if your score falls within the range of 350–390. If your score is 349 or lower, you may be placed in a developmental course or intervention.

Can you take the TSI test online?

The TSI Assessment exam is available online through Examity, a remote proctoring service for students who may not be able to test on campus due to COVID-19, who live out of state, or reside in a different country. Please note there is a list of requirements that need to be completed before taking the TSI exam online.

What happens if you fail TSI test?

If you do not pass one or all parts (reading, writing and math) of the TSI Assessment, you may be required to enroll in developmental education coursework or accelerated intervention before you can enroll in a college credit course for the subject in which you did not pass.

How do I prepare for the TSI test?

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  1. Pre-Assessment Activity. Begin by taking the Pre-Assessment Activity to determine your testing needs.
  2. Practice and Review. Next it will be helpful for you to complete the practice quizzes in reading, writing or math.
  3. Take the Assessment Test. First Pay Testing Fees.

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Do you get a calculator on the TSI?

Are calculators allowed for the TSI Assessment? No calculators are allowed to be brought in to the testing room. A calculator is provided within the testing program, as appropriate.

How many times can you take TSI test?

There is no limit to the number of times the TSI Assessment may be taken. However, the TSI Assessment fee of $50 must be paid each time the TSI Assessment is taken at Texas Tech University.

What happens if I fail TSI?

Do you get a calculator on the TSI test?