I am taking the NCLEX tomorrow

  1. Hi Everyone,
    I am taking the NCLEX tomorrow and I am freaking out. Any suggestions?? I have taken a review course and have been studying with my study partner for almost 3 weeks now for a couple of hours everyday.
    Help someone I can't sleep.
    Lisa
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  2. 12 Comments

  3. by   zacarias
    Lisa,

    I will be cheering for you!! First off, don't study anymore!! Accept the fact that you are done studying for this test. Eat a light breakfast and don't be fretting about the test. Imagine you're just going back to school to take one more test.
    I would also recommend that when you first sit down at the computer to take the test, make peace with the machine. Realize that it's just you and it and it wants you to succeed. I may need psychiatric evaluation but I am an RN now so that's what counts. You will do great!
  4. by   warhawk
    Orca1,

    Just wanted 2 let U know that I'll B saying a prayer 4 U 2 pass NCLEX today. Good luck, you'll do fine. I can relate 2 your "feelings". I'll B taking boards @ end of July. Remember ABCs, safety, Maslow, and assess 1st.

    Warhawk
  5. by   orca1
    Zacharias,
    First and foremost CONGRATULATIONS :roll I am so happy for you. Well. I have had breakfast (was not light) but I have a feeling I will be waiting awhile for my car pooler and no I have not looked at my books at all. I will let you know what I thought as soon as I can,

    Warhawk320,
    Thanks for the prayers I need all the help I can get. I will update you all with tips and such when I am done.

    Lisa
  6. by   kimmicoobug
    Hey good luck! I am so sure you will do great! You studied, and at this point there is nothing more you can do. I understand where you are coming from, though. I took my boards on Wednesday. I was nervous. The test is unusual in that you have to use all of your test taking strategies to take the test as well as your critical thinking skills. This is what I had to do to pass that darn test..and now I am an RN--five days old.

    Good luck and let us know how you did.
  7. by   orca1
    Well it is over I am not sure if I should be happy or sad. It was tougher than I thought and well....the darn computer shut off at 75. I was not ready to be finished proving myself but I guess the computer felt otherwise. We will see.

    Thanks for all of the well wishes

    Lisa
  8. by   Cubby
    Relax the best you can this evening. And understand that your instructors have told you everything you need to know. Most important-don't freeze You know this stuff and you will do just fine. Best of luck. Let us know how you did!
  9. by   TinyNurse
    Orca1, hope you did well!!!!!! I also tested today.
    Jenni
  10. by   MelRN13
    Me too! I'm sure we all did awesome!
  11. by   jnette
    Orca, Jenni, and Tele !

    Keeping all appendages crossed and doublecrossed for ALL of you !

    WHOOOOOT !!!
  12. by   Love-A-Nurse
    lisa, all the best to you!
  13. by   orca1
    I PASSED!!! :roll

    Lisa
  14. by   nrselisa
    Congrats!!!!!

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