NLN PAX Exam Prep

NLN PAX Exam Prep

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NLN PAX Exam Guide

The National League for Nursing (NLN) Pre-Admission Examination (PAX) is a standardized examination for anyone wishing to attend a United States nursing school. Minimum passing standards are based on each individual school’s entrance requirements. All candidates must have a high school diploma or the GED equivalent prior to taking the NLN PAX.

The NLN PAX consists of 80 verbal ability questions (60 scored), 54 mathematics questions (40 scored), and 80 science questions (60 scored) in three separate sections. Candidates have 60 minutes to complete each individual section.

- Verbal Ability: Word knowledge, reading comprehension, sentence completion
- Mathematics: Word problems, basic calculations, integers, fractions, percentages, decimals, conversions, graphics, algebra, geometry, applied mathematics
- Science: General science, Earth science, biology, human anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics

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