Medical Assistant Entrance Exam Information
There are three (3) sections on the Medical Assisting exam:
You will have up to four (4) attempts to pass in each section of the exam.
Exam Study Guides and Links
Printable Practice Packet - This includes all sections of the exam
Reading Comprehension (Accuplacer)
The reading section of the Next-Generation Accuplacer is designed to assess your current reading comprehension skills. This test has no time limit. You can read as slowly as you wish or read the passage multiple times. The difficulty of each question goes up with each correct answer so if you are doing well, you might find yourself encountering more challenging questions.
What to Expect with Accuplacer - This video explains how the Accuplacer portion of the exam works (reading) and what to expect.
Accuplacer Official Practice Test and Guide - This is a free guide that offers a sample test and a "learn as you go" option. You will need to create an account but the service is free. After your account is created, click on the Next Generation option, then choose Reading. You will only need the reading portion.
Accuplacer Study Guide - This packet covers the reading portion of Accuplacer with definitions, examples, and key tips.
Study Guide - This video is a study guide to the basics of reading comprehension.
The Perry Tech typing exam will ensure that you can type at least 20 words per minute (WPM) with no errors for two (2) minutes.
The Basics of Typing - This explains positioning, finger assignment, and general concepts
Keystroke Practice - This explains the importance of muscle memory and allows you to practice your skills.
Practice Test "A" - This is designed to show your accuracy in comparison to your speed, so you know what areas to work on.
Practice Test "B" - This will give you a more accurate and real time account of your typing skills