PAX-PN entrance score for Galen
- 1Oct 13, '09 by ajwill824The minimum required extrance exam score for the PAX-PN was 92 and I received a 126. I was wondering how my test score compared to others to get into Galen. I am applying for the April 2010 quarter & I'm trying to get everything done early so I am prepared as soon as tax season is over in the spring (my current job).
Getting really nervous & I think I will have to wait several months to find out if I am accepted or not.
- 0Oct 14, '09 by wishinguponastarLPNYeah, you will probably be waiting quite some time before you find out. My advice is also to make sure you have your high school transcript turned in already, even if you don't know your acceptance status yet.
Are you applying for the day or evening program? I took the PAX-PN and only scored a 111 but I was applying for the evening program so I pretty much only had to pass the test to be accepted. The day program of course, is a lot more competitive and I'm not sure what kind of score you are going to need.
- 0Oct 14, '09 by ajwill824My transcripts should be on their way to Galen. I'm applying for the day program just b/c I don't want to be in school for 4 years to get my LPN then RN but if they don't acccept for April or the following quarter I may end up in the evening program. Gloria told me to get everything in as soon as possible b/c the day classes fill up so quickly.
- 0Oct 26, '09 by scrap32Hi!
I am getting ready to take the test tomorrow for Galen and I am nervous as heck! I graduated high school in 1991, got my Public Health degree in 2003 and now applying for nursing school. I bought the PAX RN study guide and to be honest, none of this stuff is sticking in my head.
I've had people tell me that it was very basic stuff and can't believe I'm studying physics, etc. They said it wasn't even on the test last year!
Just trying to remain positive
- 0Oct 26, '09 by wishinguponastarLPNScrap,
I may be replying to this a little late but, Physics wasn't on the test last year because last year they tookd the CPAT test, which is completely different.
I hope you did study up on your physics and chemistry because you may know by now it was on the test! But don't worry I'm sure you did fine.
- 0Nov 18, '09 by NurseWebbThat is awesome! Congratulations on passing the exam!! Seeing as though you past the test can you share what should be expected prior to taking the test? Were there a lot of physics questions? How hard would you say it was, and what do you reccomend one should study prior to taking this test? Your input is greatly appreciated.
- 0Nov 19, '09 by scrap32Thanks so much and I got my acceptance letter from them! BUT still have to pass background check (which I think they should've done BEFORE they mail out the acceptance letter) because what happens IF someone doesn't pass and they're out $200? I think they give people false hopes by doing that.
Anyways, as far as the test went...I was sweating buckets! Looking at my test results, I did BETTER in math and science than I did in Verbal and I thought Verbal was the easiest!! LOL. I had a completely different study guide from everyone else and did fine on the test. Definitely make sure you know your formulas for both math and science. There were a lot of physics questions, not much on A&P or biology. On the math portion, there were tons of questions dealing with percentage and fractions.