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HESI A2 RN Admission Exam

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All students applying to the Associate Degree Science in Nursing (ADN) program at MassBay must take the HESI Admission Assessment (A2) exam at a Prometric Test Center. The exam assesses an applicant’s academic readiness and is a predictor for success in the first year of an ADN program.

PREPARATION
HESI publishes a review book specifically for this exam, Evolve Reach Admission Assessment Exam Review, 3rd Edition, Copyright 2013, ISBN 978-1-4557-0333-3. This book can be purchased thru Amazon or at bookstores such as Barnes and Noble, and is also available for purchase through MassBay’s campus bookstore. The book will include samples of test questions from the subject areas that will be covered on the exam as well as information regarding test question formats. It will highlight important concepts and provide tips for studying and test-taking. Mass Bay also offers HESI preparation assistance through our MassBay Academic Achievement Center (“AAC”) at several different times and campus locations.  Please contact the ACC for more information.  Please reference the Day Program curriculum sheet for details on all program prerequisite courses.

WHEN TO TAKE THE EXAM
Seats in MassBay’s ADN program are limited. Discuss your readiness with your academic advisor or admissions counselor.

HESI A2 TEST DATES FOR FALL 2016 ENROLLMENT

  • For Priority Admission decision the exam dates are August 1st – December 31st.  Review will take place by March 1st.
  • Additional testing option dates are January 2nd – May 15th  If seats are still available additional review will take place by May 30th.


REGISTRATION AND OTHER EXAM RELATED INFORMATION

Admission Exam Eligibility and Registering at Prometric.

Prometric Website

Fall 2016 Admission Testing FAQs

HESI A2 Flyer

HESI Remediation Resources

 
MassBay Academic Achievement Center (AAC)