TAP Test Prep

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The Test of Academic Proficiency is the Illinois Test of Basic Skills. Passing the TAP is also one requirement for candidates of the Teacher Education Program.

The exam consists of four subtests:

  • Reading Comprehension (60 multiple choice questions)
  • Language Arts (60 multiple choice questions)
  • Writing (one constructed essay)
  • Mathematics (50 multiple choice questions)

Visit the ILTS webpage for information on the TAP.

Our fee-based one-to-one private tutoring covers 10 hours of either the Mathematics or the combined Language Arts/Reading Comprehension/Writing sections of the TAP. If you have friends or classmates, our fee-based group workshops also cover 10 hours of either the Mathematics or the Language Arts/Reading Comprehension /Writing sections with 2-6 clients per workshop.

SIU students can access our free online review modules (housed on D2L). Send your request for information, to schedule sessions, or for free online review modules to: tutoring@siu.edu