About the Exam

Prospective PN students will take the HESI entrance exam covering three areas: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary and General Knowledge, and Grammar. It will take approximately three hours to complete all three sections. Prospective students must achieve a cumulative score of 70% or higher and meet all other admissions requirements to be accepted.

Preparing for the Exam

To prepare for the HESI exam, refresh your knowledge on the following topics:


Study resources include:

Textbook: HESI Admission Assessment Exam Review (4th Edition, Chapters 1-4)

Websites: www.HESIa2practicetest.com (similar to HESI testing interface)
                 www.Test-Guide.com (select HESI from list of tests provided)
                 www.KhanAcademy.org (great resource for any topic)

Apps: HESI A2 Pocket Prep, Evolve Reach (by McGraw Hill)

Important Information about the Entrance Exam