Important Schedule Notes


Important Schedule Notes

  • Candidates should arrive at the examination center at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled exam time for the check-in process. Seating is limited for each exam date.
  • On the exam date, candidates should report to the school’s Business Office, located in Building A at 1100 Liberty Street, Knoxville, TN 37919, to pay fees and reserve a seat.
  • Candidates should bring a photo ID, current email address, and payment (cash or credit).
  • No outside calculators are permitted.
  • Date and exam’s location are subject to change. Please check the school’s website for the most up-to-date information.
  • Candidates requesting accommodation should contact the school’s student services department at least 2 weeks prior the exam date. Supporting documentation must be supplied along with the request.


Application Deadlines





Deadline Date

Summer 2023

Practical Nursing (May)


March 3, 2023

Fall 2023

Dental Assisting (September)


July 14, 2023

Fall 2023

Practical Nursing (Day and Evening)


July 7, 2023

Fall 2023

Surgical Technology (September)


June 9, 2023

HESI Test Prep Resources:

For help with prepping for the HESI, try googling “hesi test prep help”. Several students have stated that has really good free practice tests and there are a couple of other good sites also, go to:

HESI A2 Practice Test (Prep for the HESI A2 Test) (

Welcome to LearningExpress Library™ ( – must have a library card to log in

Reading Comprehension help, go to:

Free Online Reading Comprehension Exercises (

Study Skills Guide: Improve Reading Comprehension Skills (

If you need help with Math, go to:

You can also Google “nurses math help” and all kinds of resources will pop up or go to YOUTUBE and view a tutorial on the area in which you need help.

Please note this information came from suggested nurse’s math websites and from student comments. Each test draws from a huge database of questions that are different for every student. You could have questions on all the kinds of math subjects below or only a few of them. Following are the types of math that students and various educational websites say are covered by Allied Health entry exams:

• Light algebra

• Convert from one system of measure to another using the metric, apothecary and household

measurement system - example: gm to mg, mg to mcg, liters to quarts, ounces to pints, grams

to ounces to pounds, cc to tbsp., etc. (try googling nurses math and Systems of Measurement

and Approximate Equivalents)

• Convert decimal to fraction

• Convert decimal to ratio

• Convert decimals to percents.

• Convert percents to decimals.

• Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers.

• Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions.

• Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals.

• Set up and solve ratio and proportion problems.

• Convert fraction to decimal

• Rounding off decimals

• Improper and mixed fractions

• Military time

• Probability expressed as a percent

• Ratios and Proportions

• Ratio multiplication and subtraction

• Solve the equation

• Word-fraction vs. decimal

• Metric system

• Roman Numerals