Prepare for the ASCP Exam

As a student member, gain access to a library of resources on The Block, as well as discounted access to the Histology Exam Simulator, an online practice test specifically designed as an exam study tool.

Exam Simulator

The Histology Exam Simulator is an online test prep tool designed as a practice test for the ASCP Board of Certification Exam. Questions are updated on a regular basis so you can be sure you are getting the most up to date information. NSH student members receive a $20 discount on the Exam Simulator.

HT Prep Course

The HT Prep Course is an online course containing 7 webinar modules, on topics that will appear on the HT exam, including staining, microtomy, fixation and processing. Each module includes a knowledge check at the end to ensure comprehension.  NSH student members receive a $100 discount on the HT Prep Course. 

Resources on The Block


Archived Webinars

All of NSH’s previously aired webinars are available to view on-demand to help fill gaps in knowledge on specific topics.

Image Bank

Image Bank

The Image Bank provides over 200 unique tissue and stain examples, giving  HT/HTL students a reliable reference. The Image Bank is available 24/7, to ensure accuracy every step of the way, from learning, to diagnosis, to treatment.

Troubleshooting Guidelines

Community Resources

NSH's student members have their own unique community on the Block, specifically for students to connect and share resources. In the student community, you can find information about signing up for the exam, what documents you will need, as well as information about certification maintenance.