What is on the writing TSI?

The Writing section of the TSI consists of 20 multiple choice questions and an essay writing exercise. The objective questions are of two types: Correct grammar and punctuation questions encompass the agreement of subjects and verbs, nouns and pronouns, and the use of commas and periods. Agreement means consistency.

What is the TSI test like?

The TSI reading test is around 20 questions long and seeks to evaluate four distinct areas of your reading ability: how you interpret language, your ability to conduct literary analysis, the inferences you are able to draw from the passages provided to you, and how you use context clues to find the main idea of a work.

What is the passing score for TSI writing?

340–390

How do I retake the TSI?

Payment and Registration. Determine if you need to retake any or all sections of the TSI Assessment. Contact your Academic Advisor to determine which section(s) you need to retake. Complete the Pre-Assessment Module (PAM) if you have not done so already – Go to mystatus.utep.edu to take PAM.

Can I take the TSI test at home?

You may test online at home on your computer for a $25 fee. You must have access to a computer with a microphone and a webcam, as this is how the online proctor will monitor you as you test. Please complete the TSI Assessment Request Form and choose the online option.

Do you have to write an essay for the TSI?

One challenging component of the TSI test is the essay question. You will be asked to write a persuasive essay on a controversial issue or an issue of current interest. Fortunately, your essay is only required to be 300-600 words in length.

What kind of math is on TSI?

What math is on the TSI? The TSI math exam is composed of 20 multiple-choice questions on the following topics: Algebra, Functions, Geometry, Measurement, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability.

How do I not take the TSI?

Are You Exempt?

  1. ACT. A composite score of 23 with a minimum of 19 on the English test (will satisfy both reading and writing TSI requirements) and/or the mathematics test shall be exempt from those corresponding sections;
  2. SAT.
  3. *STAAR End of Course Exams (EOC):

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.