Dear Prospective Nursing Student:
Thank you for your interest in the Practical Nursing Program. We are pleased to offer an optional, free, two-hour class which will help you prepare to take the pre-entrance exam. Topics covered in the prep course will include test-taking strategies, basic math and science review, vocabulary and reading comprehension. Please click here for a list of dates and times when the class will be offered. There is no charge to attend the class. I hope you are able to take advantage of this opportunity.
In addition, the dates and times of the pre-entrance exam
(required of all applicants) and sample test questions, which will
familiarize you with the test format can be found by
There is a fee of $50.00 (cash only) for
In order to take the exam you must bring these items on your scheduled exam date:
All interested candidates are required to call the Health Careers Center at (518) 862-4709 to register for the Test-Prep class and/or Entrance Exam.
Test results are sent to our school 2-3 days after the test. Applicants who pass the exam will be sent an application packet. Those who do not pass will receive information on remediation opportunities.
If you have any questions about the prep classes or entrance exam, please feel free to call the Health Careers Center at (518) 862-4709.
I wish you success on the test and look forward to meeting you soon.
Paula Negri, Principal
Health Careers & Services
Si usted necesita asistencia de un interprete, o necesita traducion en espanol, y otros idiomas, por favor llame a Ottavio Lo Piccolo a este tel. (518) 862-4703, y deje un mensaje de voz. Gracias.
If you need the assistance of an interpreter, or need material translated into any language other than English, please call Ottavio Lo Piccolo at (518) 862-4703 and leave a voice message. Thank you.
The Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, age or handicap as defined by law, and is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The compliance officer for Title IX and Section 504 is Robert Zordan. He is available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga Board of Cooperative Educational Services, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany, New York 12205; telephone (518) 862-4910.