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Pre-Admission Test Information

The HESI A2 admission assessment is required for all applicants (except RNs).  This test will be made available through a remote proctoring service so that you can schedule it at your convenience and take it from home.  You will need to register for your exam at least 72 hrs. prior to your preferred test date and pay for your exam before you can register.  The earlier you begin this process, the more flexibility you will have on time slot options.  

Cost:  $65

Accommodation Requests:  Director of Disability Services, Vicky Oliver, voliver@lakeviewcol.edu. Please make requests as soon as possible and well before registering for the HESI A2 test.

How to Register for the HESI A2 Test

  1.  Go to https://evolve.elsevier.com and click on I’m a student.  (If you already have an account, you will not need to create another one).
  2.  In the HESI Secured Exams section (lower right corner), click the link that says Register for Results and Remediation.
  3.  Click Register to place this in your cart, and then Redeem/Checkout from the cart screen.
  4.  If you are a returning user, enter your Evolve username and password and click Login.  If you are new to Evolve, enter your name, email, desired password, institution information (if  applicable), and click Continue.
  5.  Once you have registered, the HESI Assessment – Student Access link will appear under the My Evolve section in your Evolve account.
  6.  Pay for Test & Take Screenshot of Payment Confirmation. (Click Login on Upper-Right-hand Corner.  Once logged in go to HESI Student Access click on the Payment Tab and enter Payment  ID #20704
  7.  Contact Connie Young, cyoung@lakeviewcol.edu, using the email address you used to set up your Evolve account and provide a screenshot that will show proof of payment.
  8.  You will receive an email with the steps for HESI A2 Registration within 2-3 business days.


When you receive the information from Connie Young regarding how to create a ProctorU Account and how to schedule your exam through ProctorU, please register for the appropriate exam as indicated below.

Exam Title for Registration within ProctorU:

If you are:

Take this test.

1st Time Test Taker for Early or Regular Decision

2021 FA RN Admission Assessment with Critical Thinking (A2) – 1st Time Test Taker


2nd Time Test Taker for Early or Regular Decision

2021 FA RN Admission Assessment with Critical Thinking (A2) – 2nd Time Test Taker


Seeking our Advanced Admit Option

RN Admission Assessment (Reading Only) – 1st Time Test Taker



If you have any questions about the process please contact us.


Lakeview Scoring Requirements & HESI A2 FAQs:

Admission Test FAQs and Lakeview Score Requirements

How to Prepare for the HESI A2:

It is highly recommended to prepare for this test by purchasing a study guide and reviewing in some manner. An internet search for “nursing school entrance exam” will provide the resources needed to prepare or you can check out these resources:


Please note when preparing that we do not require the Physics Section of the HESI A2 Test