Excelsior Health Differences Across the Life Span 1Register Today!
- by Nurse Blondie Oct 20, '11
Hi! I just finished taking my first 5 Excelsior Exams - got an A on Reproductive Health tonight.
I am moving on to the Health Differences Across the Life Span (1-2-3) exams. I have read posts that state these exams are much more difficult than the previous ones. Also, I read that the Life Span practice exams are really nothing like the actual thing. I am nervous, since I was able to gauge most of my studying for the first group of exams based on how I did on the practice exams (and many questions were similar).
Can anyone who's taken the Life Span exams comment on whether they were actually similar to the first 5 tests or if the approach to studying should be different (if in fact the practice exams were not that helpful).
Any advice will be greatly appreciated!!
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- Apr 18, '12 by RNWANDABEHi, i need the same help myself. its alot of info.
- Apr 20, '12 by MsPCI used the practice tests and they were helpful. I had to retake ls2 and ls3. The first version I took was not similar to the practice test, but the last version was very similar to the practice exam. I used the vango notes as well as the comprehensive Saunders.
- Apr 20, '12 by MsPCYou still pay to retake the tests. I found vango notes on audible and the iTunes store.
- Apr 20, '12 by ineverseeustudy the anatomy and physiology of heart, and lung.
then study patho of these and also cancer.
take EC practice test. it gives you good idea. it helps.
- Apr 21, '12 by RNWANDABETHANKS YOU FOR THE INFO CAUSE I HAVE PATHO BOOK AND I READ ABOUT THE HEART THIS MORNING ABOUT 915AM IT REALLY HELP ME THEN I YOUTUBE CIRCULATROY OF THE HEART AND LUNGS YOU GUYS ARE ALSOME.............
- Jul 21, '12 by Medic1403Thanks for that awesome advice! I have been taking the first Excelsior practice exam, reading the Study Group 101 notes, and then taking the second Excelsior practice exam. If I got an 80 or better and feel comfortable with the content ... I test. If not, then I run through the college network book. So far this has resulted in two A's and two B's. I took my time to read the actual exam carefully and use good test taking strategy on EVERY question. Not surprisingly, the two A's where on the exams that I read the college network books however that could just be because it was more material to explain rationales behind the bulleted point verses just memorization. I did not feel comfortable coming out of any of the exams. Based on your feedback, I plan on incorporating the two study prep guides into my mix. Reproductive Health is my next step. It’s kind of exciting to see how many people liked Reproductive Health; I would love one more “good grade” before powering through the Life Span series.