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Wow, I can't believe that when I joined this forum I had just decided to go back to school, and now, here I am 3 months away from graduating! So, just wondering...How long did you wait to take NCLEX... Read More

  1. Visit  BrandonLPN profile page
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    I took the PN boards about 2 months after graduating, but I started working as a graduate nurse in a jail a few days after graduating. this was in 2010.
  2. Visit  NutmeggeRN profile page
    #14 0
    Older than dirt here

    Grad in May of 83, took my boards in early July (worked as a GN till the results came back in late August) and been a workin' ever since.....

    my butt is tired!
  3. Visit  joanna73 profile page
    #15 0
    I graduated almost 3 years ago. I had a job before I wrote my exam, through a friend I made here on AN. The market was terrible, and I decided to relocate, which was the best decision I could have made. Most of my friends have jobs, but those who were picky took up to a year to find them.
  4. Visit  Racer15 profile page
    #16 0
    I had a job a month before I graduated, and I took NCLEX less than 4 weeks after graduation.
  5. Visit  canigraduate profile page
    #17 0
    I started applying for jobs in October 2011, received a couple of conditional job offers right before I graduated in December 2011, took NCLEX as soon as I could (about 2 weeks), started my job in January 2012.
  6. Visit  kylee_adns profile page
    #18 0
    Graduated end of December 2011 and took NCLEX the end of January, which was the first available date. I started my first nursing job February 1st.
  7. Visit  jennafezz profile page
    #19 0
    I took the NCLEX two weeks after graduating and got a job five weeks later.
  8. Visit  not.done.yet profile page
    #20 0
    Take NCLEX as quickly as possible after graduation.

    I was hired 3 months before I graduated for my first RN position. I graduated in December of 2011. Started my internship the last week of January 2012.
  9. Visit  buytheshoes11 profile page
    #21 0
    I took the NCLEX about a month after graduation. I wanted my studying and school knowledge of nursing to be fresh. I started working in early September of the same year.
  10. Visit  M/B-RN profile page
    #22 0
    I took my NCLEX 3 weeks after graduation and I got a nursing job 6 months after finishing school.
  11. Visit  kguill975 profile page
    #23 0
    Accepted an internship position in April, graduated in May, started my internship in June, took NCLEX in July. Don't wait!
  12. Visit  born2circulateRN profile page
    #24 0
    Graduated in May. Took NCLEX and became licensed in July. Started working in September.
    Good Luck!
  13. Visit  Leeshie profile page
    #25 1
    Don't wait too long to take the NCLEX... do a good review but take it while the info is fresh in your head. I graduated mid December and took the NCLEX end of January on a Friday and started my job on Monday. I passed with 75 questions.