AINS™ 101 Passing Grade
The passing grade for the AINS™ 101 exam is 70%. This means you must answer 70% of the questions correctly to receive a passing grade on the AINS™ 101 .
In this blog we will breakdown the passing grade and pass rate of the AINS™ 101 exam. I’ve personally had success studying for this exam because of this study material from AB Training Center, the pass rate using this study material is 98%, which is why this is the only study material I recommend for the AINS™ 101 .
AINS™ 101 Passing Score (answer 60 correctly)
Since the AINS™ 101 exam is 85 questions long, this means you must answer 60 questions correctly (you can get 25 wrong) to earn a passing grade on the AINS™ 101.
AINS™ 101 Pass Rate
According to nationally published AINS® pass rates, the AINS™ 101 is the second hardest AINS™ exam.
As of this past testing window, the pass rate of the AINS™ 101 is 75%. This means, out of everyone that attempts the AINS™ 101 exam, only 75% pass. The pass rate is updated every six months, we historically see that the pass rate is around 75% or lower (usually lower than 75%).
How to Pass the AINS™ 101
The AINS™ 101 is a tough exam, but here are a couple tips to make the entire process easier. If you focus and give yourself a little extra time you’ll have absolutely no problem at all passing the AINS™ 101 exam on the first attempt.
1) Study each chapter: Treat each chapter like its own textbook. Read each chapter and memorize the main topics. Don’t wait until the end to memorize the definitions and most important topics. You will be overwhelmed.
2) Make a study guide: Taking notes and making a personal study guide is a great way to improve your ability to recall information on the exam. Make sure your study guide is short and easy to quickly review; this will help you keep track of those minor details and creates a reference sheet for you to review rather than re-reading the textbook.
3) Practice, practice, practice: Take as many practice exam and quizzes as you possibly can. This will help you familiarize yourself with the AINS™ question format and help you determine which topics you need to re-study. Once you go through a few practice quizzes and exams, return to your notes and review any section that you failed.
Free Practice Exam
Ready to get started studying? We’re here to help (for free). Download our free AINS™ 101 practice exams to get a feel for the type of questions you will see on the exam.
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