ACT prep classes help with health care program apps
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ACT prep classes help with health care program apps

Hinds Community College is accepting completed applications for the spring 2014 semester in nursing and dental assisting programs. The application deadline for nursing programs is Sept. 30; the deadline for the dental assistant technology program is Oct. 15.

All programs require a minimum ACT score.  Final selection is competitive depending on the applicant pool.

Hinds is offering three ACT preparation seminars for those who have applied to the Hinds program but do not yet meet the minimum ACT requirements. Hinds is also offering the ACT residual test that can be used for entrance to Hinds programs only.

Test preparation focuses on reading and math skills. Classes are free, and registration is not required. All seminars are in Classroom LL3/4 at Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center on Chadwick Drive near Metrocenter mall.

Those seminar dates include:

  • Wednesday, Sept.18, 1 p.m. to 4      p.m
  • Thursday, Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m.-8:30      p.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 23, 5:30 p.m.-8:30      p.m.

The ACT residual test will be given at both Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center and the Raymond Campus.

Jackson Campus-Nursing Allied Health Center:

  • Friday, Sept. 20, noon, Classroom      9/10
  • Friday, Sept.27, 12:00, Classroom      9/10

For testing at NAHC, contact Jessica Sulkers, 601.376.4805.

Raymond Campus:

  • Tuesday, Sept.24, 8:30 a.m.,      District Testing Center

For testing on the Raymond Campus, contact Marnee’ Tompkins, 601.857.3852.

For information on Hinds’ nursing and allied health programs, contact Amie Ray, recruiter, 601.376.4819, or Christie Adair, admissions manager, 601-376-4813.

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  • Cathy Hayden

    Cathy Hayden is a 30-year career journalist with a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi and a master of theological studies from Spring Hill College in Mobile. Hayden, who covered education at The Clarion-Ledger for 17 years, came to Hinds Community College in January 2007.

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