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
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.
Operations with Integers, Operations, with Decimals
Multiples & Factors, Operations with Fractions
Fractions/Decimals, Order of Operations, Distrtibutive Propery & Combining Like Terms, Conversations
Linear Equations, Literal Equations
Slopes & Graphing Lines
Linear Equations--2 Variables, Functions, Rational Expressions
Scientific Notation, Operations with Polynomials
Factoring Polynomials, Quadratic Equation
Geometry, Right Triangle Trigonometry
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 email@example.com.
Register for a face-to-face HESI Exam prep session
CVTC student registration for the HESI Prep online Canvas course
Anatomy and Physiology