Taking Proctored Exams

Technical Requirements & What to Expect

How do I take a proctored exam?
Our proctoring is done completely online and in the comfort of your own home.  We've partnered with a third-party proctoring company named Software Sec...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 1:26 PM
What are the system requirements for online proctoring?
Windows: Webcam Microphone Windows Visa, Windows 7, Windows 8 Internet Explorer 8 or greater Flash 11.1 or greater .NET Framework 2.0 or greater ...
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018 at 12:12 PM
How many proctored exams can I take in a month?
The College Accelerator Edition includes two proctored exams per 30 days. Your 2 available exams reset on your billing date. Additional exams are availabl...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 1:24 PM
How long do I have to wait to retake a proctored exam?
If for some reason you're not successful on your first attempt to pass a proctored exam, you can retake it again in 3 days. The College Accelerator ...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 1:26 PM
What can my room look like during the exam process?
Your testing room does not need to be perfectly clean (we understand that people cannot sterilize a testing environment in their own home!). However, what w...
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017 at 4:15 PM
What kind of calculator can I use on a proctored exam?
Our exams have been created in a way that we hope no calculator is needed. However, we do understand on many math exams they serve as a comfort even for dou...
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019 at 1:48 PM
How long do I have to take my (proctored) exam (for credit)?
 Study.com proctored final exams have a 120 minute time limit and your timer will begin when you download the software and enter your exam code. If you ...
Tue, 23 Jun, 2020 at 9:14 AM
How many questions is my (proctored) exam?
Math exams are 70 multiple choice questions. All other exams are 100 multiple choice questions.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017 at 4:17 PM
How do I ensure the best testing experience (when taking a proctored exam)?
We recommend using a computer/laptop you are comfortable with. Please close all programs that are not related to the proctoring experience to ensure nothing...
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017 at 4:18 PM
How many proctored exams can I take per month?
With the College Accelerator subscription, you will be able to take up to 5 exams per month.  We enacted this policy to maintain alignment with the academic ...
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019 at 10:36 AM