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MEGA – Practice Test & Information [Updated 2019]

Frequently Asked Questions: Dates, Fees, & More

What are the MEGA exams?

MEGA stands for Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments. Prospective teachers in Missouri are required to pass specific MEGA exams before obtaining certification.

The MEGA exams are created and administered by Pearson.

Who takes a MEGA exam?

Any person seeking educator certification in Missouri must take and pass the necessary MEGA exams. Current Missouri educators wishing to add an additional endorsement to their license must also pass the appropriate MEGA exams.

The MoGEA is given to students entering a teacher preparation program.

To see which MEGA exams you need to take, click here.

When and where do I take a MEGA exam?

Most MEGA exams are offered year-round at various times and locations.

For more information about test dates and sites, click here.

What are the MEGA test fees?

MEGA test fees vary by exam.

For exam-specific test fees, click here.

How are MEGA exams structured?

MEGA exams are computer-based tests (CBT). All of the exams are multiple-choice, but a few also include some written assignments.

What do I need to bring to the test center?

You must bring one current, government-issued ID document (with your photograph and signature) in English. Make sure your name on your identification matches the name in which you registered.

How long are the MEGA exams?

Session length varies by exam.

For exam-specific session lengths, click here.

Can I use a calculator on a MEGA exam?

Some MEGA exams provide an on-screen calculator.

What are the testing policies for the MEGA exams?

The testing policies for the MEGA vary by exam. Take a look at your specific exam here.

How are the MEGA exams scored?

 Each test or subtest is scored on a scale from 100 to 300, with a passing score of 220.

To see score release dates, click here.

How do I pass a MEGA exam? 

To pass a MEGA exam, you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know. The best way is to review the 240Tutoring test breakdown materials and practice questions. Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.

Can I retake a MEGA exam?

Yes, you can retake a MEGA exam, but you have to wait 30 days in between testing sessions.

How do I register for a MEGA exam?

You can register online for a MEGA exam right here.

MEGA Practice Test and Study Material

You have access to very basic preparation materials through Pearson; however, these materials are very limited and do not address the exam content in depth (which is what you need to be successful). Take a look at those materials here.

For more thorough preparation, use trusted resources like 240Tutoring to learn and explore content, review practice questions, and take full-length practice exams.

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