Practical Nursing Program

Practical Nursing Program

How to Apply

Completion of this program earns a Certificate in Practical Nursing.

Reminder!

All applicants must pass the entrance exam within two (2) attempts. There must be a minimum of 30 days between tests and the test(s) must have been taken within two (2) years of the admission cycle
(September 1, 2021 – June 1, 2023).

NOTE:

COVID vaccination and booster will be required as a condition of acceptance.

Equal Opportunity

The School is in compliance with Federal regulations, Title II, Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts regulations under Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1972, and makes available it’s advantages, privileges, and course of stud without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, handicap or diability.

Follow these steps to Apply:

  1. Download the Application – complete it and mail it with all the required documents (essay, resume, high school/college transcripts, birth certificate, three [3] references, driver’s license, health insurance card, CPR if available)
  2. You must have a social security number
  3. Pass the entrance exam within the guidelines
  4. All transcripts must be an original sent to Assabet by the source
  5. If you went to high school (and college) outside of the USA please contact CED at 617-338-7171 to have an equivalency review of grades completed and forward to Assabet Practical Nursing Program
  6. No credits may be transferred to the program and CNA is not required
  7. Upon receipt of all application documents and passing NLN-PAX scores, you will be contacted for an interview
  8. All interviewees files will be periodically reviewed by the Admission Committee
  9. You will receive a letter in the mail with admission results
  10. Assabet-PNP has revolving admissions

Application Forms

2022 - 2023 PNP Application

Complete application and return with all required documents.
Application

PNP Health Clearance Form

Must be completed and signed by your PCP by Orientation Day to start the program.
Health Clearance

NLN-PAX Entrance Exam

Assabet-PNP will only accept the National League for Nursing Pre-Admission Exam (NLN-PAX).

The proper entrance exam is NLN-PAX with proctoring through Examity (E-PAX_1).

Contact NLN-PAX Customer Service (1-800-732-8656) with any questions.

Review the Student Guide to prepare for the remote NLN-PAX. STUDENT GUIDE TO TAKING AN NLN EXAM WITH EXAMITY (jotform.com) You must have a computer with video camera, reliable internet access and Zoom. The Student Guide provides all technical requirements.

Now you want to choose E-PAX_1 Pre-admissions Exam (for Examity). Click Add to Cart. In the upper right corner click the Red Shopping Cart. Click Check Out, Continue to Next Step and Continue to Next Step again. Pay for the test.

After you pay for the NLN-PAX with Examity you will be prompted to schedule your actual test date/time. You will take the test with a 1:1 proctor via Zoom at a location and time of your choosing. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Student Help at 800-732-8656 ext. 2.

Review the Advise for Test Day link. https://form.jotform.com/211814827253051

Also once you create an account you may purchase study materials.

Log in to your account and carefully review the HOME page for the Examity test (under Step One). Be sure to review the technical requirements to take the test remotely.

The NLN-PAX scores must meet the benchmarks of Verbal 45%, Math 45%, Science does not have a minimum requirement, OR a composite score of 99.

Applicant may take the entrance exam twice (2) during an admission cycle (July 1, 2022 to May 2023). There must be a minimum of 30 days between test dates. Entrance exams must be taken within 2 years of the projected start of the program. Currently exams dated September 1, 2021 – June 10, 2022 are acceptable.

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