About Macon State
Nursing Entrance Exam: HESI Admission Assessment Exam (A2)
English: Approx. 150 Minutes
1. Reading Comprehension
Identifying the Main Idea
Identifying Supporting Details
Finding the Meaning of Words in Context
Identifying a Writers Purpose And Tone
Distinguishing between Fact And Opinion
Making Logical Inferences
2. Vocabulary and General Knowledge
Eight Parts of Speech
Nine Important Terms to Understand
Ten Common Grammatical Mistakes
Four Suggestions for Success
Fifteen Troublesome Word Pairs
Math: Approx. 50 Minutes
Basic Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Decimals
Fractions, Multiplication & Division of fractions
Changing fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions
Rations and Proportions
Regular Time versus Military Time
Study Guide: HESI Admission Assessment Exam Review 3rd ed, ISBN9781455703333
Total test time is 3 hours, not including the check-in process and exam instructions.
The Nursing Entrance Exam is offered only at certain times of the year to correspond with the application period for the program. The tests are given on computer in the Academic Testing Center. You will register and pay the $45 test fee online, with debit or credit card options.
BEFORE TEST DAY
If you do not already have an account with HESI, you will need to create an Evolve Account at https://evolve.elsevier.com.
You will get a message saying YOU'RE SIGNED UP! with your id and password.Â Please print this confirmation and
bring it with you to take your HESI exam along with a valid photo id.
TEST DAY PROCEDURES
All tests will be administered in the testing centers located on the campuses. Registration begins 15 minutes prior the test start time. NO ADMITTANCE IS ALLOWED AFTER THE TEST START TIME.
You will need your username and password and a valid photo identification which include driver's license, government ID card, Student ID, passport, military ID, or alien residency (green) card.
You may not take calculators (including watch calculators), books, papers, notes, pagers, cellular phones, or any other electronic devices, reference materials, food or beverages into the testing room. We recommend that you not bring these items to your test session because storage space is very limited.
RESCHEDULE POLICY: You may reschedule a test session one time if you contact the Department of Nursing office at (478)471-2761 at least one week before your original session. Please let us know as soon as you can if you do not plan to attend your test session so we can release your seat to another examinee.