Do I feel stupid or what

  1. I just took my LPN NCLEX test yesteday 11-19-02. I made good grades in school. I have studied almost every night for the last 2 months for this test. I even bought a Saunders review book to help me. Well on the test it all looked greek. I knew some of them but most of them didn't make any sense. When it turned off at 85 I prayed for more questions just to give me a chance. I know the other 3 studends I tested with also said the same thing. Is this normal????????????
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  2. 7 Comments

  3. by   Nursula
    Yes, it's normal to feel like you didn't do well on NCLEX.

    Remember, the test shuts off when you are getting about 50% correct. We are not accustomed to scoring 50% on our tests in school.

    Good luck to you!!
  4. by   RN always
    I felt the same way, In fact I was 100% positive that I had failed. I left in tears after I took the NCLEX RN but I did pass and so will you. Nursula is right, the test is designed to have you miss 50% of the questions. Let us know how you do.
  5. by   BMS4
    Spitfire, when I walked out of the testing center I actually thought I had missed every single question. I then spent the next two days totally depressed. The test cut off at 75 on me and all my friends told me that was a good sign, but I couldn't believe them. I'm sure you did great.
  6. by   CraftyLPN
    I walked out feeling like I didn't know....GOOD LUCK!!!PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU!!!!!:angel2: :angel2:
  7. by   BadBird
    I think your feelings are normal, we all left our state boards feeling like our heads were spinning and couldn't remember a single question but passed. Good luck to you.
  8. by   Sleepyeyes
    I challenged the LPN NCLEX a few months before taking my RN boards. I walked outta there like a zombie after 85 questions, certain that I flunked!

    ...but i passed....

    and it was a good prep for the RN boards, too.
  9. by   spitfire268
    Thanks for all of your positive thoughts. I will definely let you know. Thanks again for making me feel better.
    Spitfire

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