Testing and Academics

When it comes to academics, there is a lot for the nursing student and prospective nursing student to do. It can be very tough to get through all of the prerequisite courses, especially the science. Remember that the science prerequisite courses are the most crucial when determining whether somebody gets to go to nursing school. It may seem like everyone is failing those difficult science classes, but that is not true. There are plenty of students who can get mostly As or straight As in all of the nursing prereq courses.  Because of that, no nursing student who wants to stay competitive should be satisfied with a grade of “B” even in difficult science courses such as A&P and microbiology. And even though nursing school entrance exams are getting harder (have you seen the TEAS V Science section lately?), there are plenty of students who can score in the high 80s and 90s on the TEAS and other similar exams.

Nursing school admissions is so competitive that there are plenty of straight A students to compete against. So you must do well in order to gain admission. However, there are a lot of resources out there to help you study and do well in class and on nursing entrance exams.

Anatomy and Physiology (A&P), Organic Chemistry, Math, and Chemistry Resources

Should I Take Chemistry and A&P at the Same Time

Difficulty of Nursing Prerequisite Courses

How to Memorize for Anatomy Class

How to Get a Good Grade in Anatomy Class

Preparing for Nursing School While in High School

Nursing School Entrance Exams

How to Study for the TEAS V English and Reading Sectons

How to Study for the TEAS V Science Section

TEAS Exam Tips

When to Take the NCLEX Review Course?

Low Grades, Low GPA, Bad Grades Bad GPA

How to Get Into Nursing School with a Low GPA

Low GPA Accelerated Nursing Schools

Worried About Getting Into Nursing School


Should I Go to Medical School or Nursing School?

How to Begin a Career Change to Nursing?