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Synergy Application System Down for Maintenance – Resolved

The Synergy Application System is down for maintenance. It is anticipated that the system will be back online by mid-day today, January 17, 2023. Please check here for updates.

As of 11:35 a.m. CST, the Synergy Application System is back online. It is recommended that you clear your browsing history prior to trying to access the website at

General Instruction Manual for February 2023 Examination

The Tennessee General Instruction Manual (“Manual”) for the February 2023 Examination will be emailed to all eligible examinees on or before 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. Please check your Synergy account in Letters if you do not receive the email by that time. In the Manual, you will find pertinent information regarding the exam location, testing policies, and exam day procedures. You will be required to acknowledge that you have received and read the Manual by returning the Acknowledgment Form that you will be sent. The Acknowledgment Form must be uploaded to your Synergy account by 3:00 p.m. CT, January 20, 2023. A copy of the Manual has been posted to the website under Admission by Examination – Examination Locations and Schedule.

EXAMSOFT REGISTRATION: ExamSoft registration for eligible Tennessee applicants opens on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. CT and closes on January 25, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. CT. You will receive an email from ExamSoft with the registration information.

If you wish to handwrite the exam, you do not need to respond to the registration emails.

In order to use your laptop to type the written responses, you must register with ExamSoft and download the software by January 25, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. CT. Additionally, you must download, complete, and upload the mandatory mock exam on or before February 1, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. If you do not register and download the software by the deadline or if you fail to upload the mock exam by the deadline, you will no be permitted to test using your laptop and will handwrite your answers.