RN and LPN Pre-Entrance Format

The RN and LPN pre-entrance testing format allows a total of 160 test questions. These questions are set up within a 3 mini-test format. A total test time of 165 minutes should be allowed. You are allowed to answer each question without time constraints.

Question 1: What is the maximum amount of time allowed to take the RN and LPN pre-entrance tests?

Answer: 165 minutes for each test.

Question 2: How do I prepare for the time constraints on the RN and LPN pre-entrance tests?

Answer: Allow each question a reasonable amount of time and thought. Treat each question with the same level of difficulty. Don’t start to panic and begin to rush through the questions. Review the time constraints identified under the RN/LPN pre-entrance breakdown chart.

Question 3: What is the maximum amount of time that I could spend on each question on the RN/LPN pre-entrance tests?

Answer: You should spend about 1 minute per question on the verbal and science sections. You are allowed slightly more than 1 minute in the mathematics section.

Question 4: What study aides have you found that help you understand the format better?

Answer: The links on the top of this page offers valuable help with the RN and LPN pre-entrance format.

Question 5: What is the difference between the RN and LPN pre-entrance tests?

Answer: The RN pre-entrance questions have a higher degree of difficulty, but cover the same basic content and principles.