I failed the AANP six weeks ago after studying for six weeks straight after graduation. I was totally devastated. I did my CEUs and reapplied but felt really opposed to retaking it, a personal thing for me. I had great grades in school and have never failed a test in my life. So I decide to go after to the ANCC.. Some thought I was crazy.. But I went and took it today and got a Congratulations at the end!! So.. I studied for 6 weeks after my failure.. Took a review course.. Bought the 1200 page FNP review book from ANCC and now it's all over!! So happy..