# Assessment Preparation

Some programs offered at CVTC have admission requirements that may include reaching a minimum score on a placement assessment. Academic Services offers free seminars to help you prepare for HESI, and individual help for Accuplacer and Tailwind Assessments. You may also find the following websites help as you get ready for your assessment.

Accuplacer Math, Reading & Writing

Accuplacer is an untimed, computerized test that helps evaluate skills and program readiness. These videos and notes will guide your prep.

Accuplacer Prep Elementary Algebra 1

Algebra 1 Notes

Accuplacer Prep Elementary Algebra 2

Algebra 2 Notes

Accuplacer Prep Elementary Algebra 3

Algebra 3 Notes

Accuplacer Prep Elementary Algebra 4

Algebra 4 Notes

Accuplacer Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension Notes

Accuplacer Sentence Skills

Sentence Skills Notes**Practice Tests**

Accuplacer Math

Sample Questions in Reading, Writing, & Algebra

Accuplacer Practice Tests**Additional Accuplacer Resources**

Accuplacer Next Generation Math Review video

Accuplacer Next Generation 4-minute video of math and writing sample test questions

Accuplacer Next Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics practice test questions

Accuplacer Next Generation Arithmetic practice test questions

Accuplacer Next Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions practice test questions

Tailwind Math Prep

Students in the Liberal Arts program who intend on taking a Liberal Arts math course will need to take the Tailwind Math Placement Exam. Use these videos for review and study. The practice test below can help you find the correct level of math in relation to your abilities.

General Information

Part 1

Operations with Integers, Operations, with Decimals

Part 2

Multiples & Factors, Operations with Fractions

Part 3

Fractions/Decimals, Order of Operations, Distrtibutive Propery & Combining Like Terms, Conversations

Part 4

Linear Equations, Literal Equations

Part 5

Slopes & Graphing Lines

Part 6

Linear Equations--2 Variables, Functions, Rational Expressions

Part 7

Exponents

Part 8

Scientific Notation, Operations with Polynomials

Part 9

Radicals

Part 10

Factoring Polynomials, Quadratic Equation

Part 11

Geometry, Right Triangle Trigonometry

Practice Exam

HESI

The HESI Admission Assessment (A2) is an admission requirement for the CVTC Nursing and other health programs. The test assesses knowledge in math, grammar, reading, and anatomy and physiology.

In addition to the resources below, a free online HESI prep course is available to help you prepare for the HESI exam. You can work through the course at your own pace to review grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary, mathematics, and Anatomy & Physiology. For additional assistance, please contact Academic Services at 715-833-6201 or by email at astutoringservices@cvtc.edu.

Register for a face-to-face HESI Exam prep session

CVTC student registration for the HESI Prep online Canvas course

Community member registration for the HESI Prep online Canvas course

**Practice Tests**

Math

Grammar

Reading

Anatomy and Physiology

**Study Apps**

Android

Apple

Tailwind Writing/Reading Prep

Video 1, Writing Mechanics

Video 2, Reading Comprehension

Academic Services

Many college students need help at some point in their education. Learning Centers are located on each campus to provide support to our students. The Academic Services Team provides FREE homework help, study skills, and test preparation, technology support, other tutoring services. Learning materials and one-on-one assistance is provided by qualified faculty and peer tutors in our open lab(s). No appointments are necessary! The first time you visit our lab you will be required to register, which allows our team to obtain valuable data about our services.

academicservices@cvtc.edu

Eau Claire - 715-833-6201

Chippewa Falls - 715-738-3845

Menomonie - 715-233-5344

Neillsville - 715-743-3965

River Falls - 715-426-8208

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