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Help! Any information on studying for the entrance exam

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Hello I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on good material to study before I take my entrance into nursing test. I picked up a Cliffnotes Entrance into The Nursing Program book. I really want to get in so pleaseeeeeeee if you know of a good study guide let me know. Denise

Daytonite, BSN, RN

Specializes in med/surg, telemetry, IV therapy, mgmt. Has 40 years experience.

hi, semo_girl!

don't know which test you are going to have to take. here is information on the teas (test of essential academic skills) which is often given by nursing programs as an pre-entrance test. two other popular ones are the net (nurse entrance test) for which no study manual is available that i know of, and the nln-rn nursing school entrance test which does have one or two study manuals you can buy from bookstores like amazon or barnes and noble. these tests pretty much cover similar information as what is listed below for the teas.

http://www.atitesting.com/productinfo/teas.aspx - the home page of the organization that writes and administrates this test. the test covers four general areas: math, reading, english and science.

math covers whole numbers, metric conversion, fractions, decimals, algebraic equations, percentages, and ratio/proportion

reading covers paragraph comprehension, passage comprehension, and inferences/conclusions

english covers knowledge of punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, contextual words and spelling

science covers science reasoning, science knowledge, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, basic physical principles and general science

http://www.atitesting.com/onlinestore/productpage.aspx?code=61&isproduct=1 - this is a link to their official study manual from their online store $34.95

see you on the forums! welcome to allnurses! :welcome:

Thanks so much that helps me alot.....

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