More HESI Exams
Our website is focused on the HESI Exit and HESI Specialty Exams. However, if your school uses a different testing company like ATI or NLN, you can still use Your Best Grade's HESI Exam Study program to prepare for your test!

Our HESI practice questions will help you become a savvy test taker. Success on all pre-NCLEX tests requires that you know content, think critically, follow the careful process of elimination, learn to be deliberate and take your time.

This website can help you accomplish this.

1. How does the HESI Exit Exam compare to the ATI Comprehensive Predictor Exam?

The ATI Comprehensive Predictor Exam is written in a more straightforward style compared to the HESI, and is therefore more similar to the NCLEX. The 180 questions on the ATI exam typically lean heavily toward the areas of management, priority, delegation and psychology. Areas for which we have many practice questions available on this website. In fact, many students have joined our program and successfully passed their ATI Comprehensive Exam.

When you prepare to take the ATI Exam by practicing with HESI questions, you will strengthen your understanding of the subject because HESI constantly challenges your clinical judgment and your knowledge of priority actions. HESI questions will also teach you to analyze the scenario carefully because often more than one answer listed is correct and you must choose the most correct answer.

2. How does the HESI Exit Exam compare to the NLN Exams?

The National League for Nursing (NLN) offers several variations of NCLEX prep tests. The National League for Nursing (NLN) Achievement Test scores are said to be among the best predictors of NCLEX success.

Although the questions and tips as found on this website are geared towards the HESI Exit exam, it is not a bad idea to also use our HESI practice questions when preparing for your NLN exam. If you can successfully answer the HESI questions, you will be able to navigate the most difficult NLN question guaranteed.


The HESI Exit Exams, ATI Comprehensive Predictors and NLN exams all try and mimic the actual NCLEX exam. These tests are designed to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses in each testing area and suggest areas to review to help prepare you for the actual NCLEX. Unfortunately, many schools require their students to pass these practice exams in order to undertake the NCLEX and graduate. New nurses have often reported these prep tests to be more difficult then the actual NCLEX.

It seems that the most valuable function these tests serve is to identify where you need to concentrate your learning skills for passing the NCLEX and what areas your school should improve in the nursing curriculum.

Your preparation for any of these tests can and will be improved by working with HESI practice questions. These questions will teach you to slow down, to read between the lines and analyze the question, to learn all of your lab values and medications, and to apply accurate clinical judgment.

The most recent third party evaluation of the HESI test model claims that students who score high on the HESI have a 98% chance of passing the NCLEX on the first try. So even if your school uses another exam format, using HESI practice questions will give you a serious testing advantage.