Average KAPLAN scores and passed NCLEX

  1. 31 I just want to post this for the people who were in my position. I have never had so much anxiety before. When i did Kaplan i felt they have very good strategies. But I was very scared because I did not get really good scores.

    My diagnotic test was a 58% and the Kaplan people said it should be around 65. My question trainers were very bad.

    QT1 49%
    QT2 48%
    QT3 49%
    QT4 49%
    QT5 52%
    QT6 54%
    QT7 58%

    Never got to that 65%

    My q bank average was 55%

    I just want to tell those people who feel like they aren't doing good enough that its ok. Just keep doing question read every rationale and even why the answer is wrong! This helped me out much better than just reading or watching the videos.

    If you took the Kaplan class i suggest you also watch the videos of the questions because the video told me info that the kaplan teacher forgot to mention.

    Do all the Qbanks and go over all the rationales. I though I was going to fail, my test stopped at 75. So I thought "yep I failed!" I did not have that much confidence. So please I hope this gives some of you a peace of mind that you can do it. Oh and just in case your wondering Kaplan was the only review course I took.

    Good luck to everyone and I hope you all pass.

    Thank you for listening!

    Johana Ruiz, RN
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    Congrats on passing the NCLEX.
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    CONGRATS!! Thanks for sharing!! You're post is very enlightening and gives me an extra boost of confidence as I prepare for my exam next Thursday!!
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    congrats angelina 02 21!!!!
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    good luck peds, I hope you make a post telling us when you passed!
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    Congrats
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    congrats
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    Thanks for the info! I have been doing practice exams (Kaplan, NCSBN, etc.) and usually manage 65% - 70%. I have no idea what that equates to in terms of passing the NCLEX, but you made me feel a lot better. Thanks!

    And congrats on passing!
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    Quote from angelina02_21
    I just want to post this for the people who were in my position. I have never had so much anxiety before. When i did Kaplan i felt they have very good strategies. But I was very scared because I did not get really good scores.

    My diagnotic test was a 58% and the Kaplan people said it should be around 65. My question trainers were very bad.

    QT1 49%
    QT2 48%
    QT3 49%
    QT4 49%
    QT5 52%
    QT6 54%
    QT7 58%

    Never got to that 65%

    My q bank average was 55%

    I just want to tell those people who feel like they aren't doing good enough that its ok. Just keep doing question read every rationale and even why the answer is wrong! This helped me out much better than just reading or watching the videos.

    If you took the Kaplan class i suggest you also watch the videos of the questions because the video told me info that the kaplan teacher forgot to mention.

    Do all the Qbanks and go over all the rationales. I though I was going to fail, my test stopped at 75. So I thought "yep I failed!" I did not have that much confidence. So please I hope this gives some of you a peace of mind that you can do it. Oh and just in case your wondering Kaplan was the only review course I took.

    Good luck to everyone and I hope you all pass.

    Thank you for listening!

    Johana Ruiz, RN

    Thank you for being so encouraging!!! I am using strictly Kaplan and I feel like I'm learning more, getting more critical thinking based, etc. but my scores scores aren't changing that much. I'll keep plugging away with Kaplan!

    Congrats, Nurse!
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    Thank you so much for posting this! I couldnt help but cry because I am in the same boat as you were. I have worked so hard and I am not seeing any improvement. My anxiety has been through the roof and just when Im ready to quit, I read your thread. You have no idea how much you have helped me and my friends! Thank you and Congrats!
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    CONGRATS
    Thank you for posting your kaplan scores, they are around mine I have not reached the 65%. I have changed my date once so I could go down the beach this past weekend with my kids. Now I was relaxed now comes the STRESS again. I take mine July 15, I have not taken my QT 6 or 7 yet. I have been doing 100 questions mostly qbank some saunders.
    I just hope I can do it.
    THanks again
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    Congradulations to you and you have gave me some hope with all the anxiety Iam feeling. My test is in 2 days and I was wondering about rescheduling. I did do kaplan and did all the qbank questions.

    QT1 64%
    QT2 61%
    QT3 65%
    QT4 72%
    QT5 67%
    QT6 60%
    QT7 66%

    Qbank 58%

    I did read over all my rationals after I finished each test, however yesterday I went back and I felt like I forgot somethings (or is it just my nerves). The rationals are very helpful. Did you go back and redue your the ones you got incorrect on the qbank?
    Would you say the nclex was easier than the kaplan questions?? Iam really nervous about the SATA questions (not good at those). I do think Iam going to keep my date since reading your message and once again good luck to you and I hope I can do the same that you did on my test on Tuesday July 8, 2008.
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