Helpful resources for test-takers

Helpful resources for test-takers

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Tips and tricks for test-takers


Keep these tips in mind as you get ready for test day:

  • Review your program’s test policies — like which forms of ID are accepted — on your exam program’s homepage
  • Review study guides and prep materials, but don’t bring them with you!
  • Complete any necessary system checks if taking your exam online
  • Plan to arrive early to get settled ahead of your scheduled exam


When test day arrives, make sure to:

  • Be well-rested and eat a meal or snack
  • Give yourself enough time to get to the test center
  • Bring the proper IDs with you
  • Read all test instructions and candidate rules thoroughly
  • Take your time and read exam questions carefully

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Some test programs may offer exam prep materials directly, too. Check out your exam program’s homepage to find out more.

What to expect during your exam

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Frequently asked questions

These are frequently asked questions about the general Pearson VUE testing experience. Get answers specific to your test from your exam program’s homepage.