The HESI® Prep course is specifically designed for students preparing for a program that requires the HESI as part of their entrance requirements. The HESI®, specifically the HESI® A2 test, is an exam used to screen applicants for admission into nursing programs. The test is a basic aptitude test designed to identify students who would succeed in nursing school and who have the ability to think like a nurse. The HESI® A2 exam is a test of general knowledge, broken into 8 scored exam topics, which are also broken into subtopics. These 8 topics are Vocabulary and General Knowledge, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Mathematics, Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, and Physics.