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  1. I paid for my quick results today and I failed My Nclex-RN
    For the ones of you that have passed, could you refer me to what you did to study.
    I studied hard for this test. I took the LIVE Hurst review, which guantees you pass,
    and I also read the NCLEX cram from front to back. Please please please give me your best advice, I start a new 45 days to study... thanks in advance my friends
    -signed
    saddened in Indiana :,(
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  2. 12 Comments

  3. by   St_Claire
    I'm sorry you didn't pass, that stinks. Will you be doing Hurst again? What did you use for practice questions? That's really where I focused my study time, answering questions everyday.
  4. by   Hipchik_leah
    I think Ill use my book I recieved from Hurst to review/ reread and that came w 6 tests 125 ?s each. I did those, you are only allowed to do them once. And the examcram books questions. Maybe I should focus more time on questions and not so much content. Im just kinda lost. so much info and you only get tested on so little...
    Quote from St_Claire
    I'm sorry you didn't pass, that stinks. Will you be doing Hurst again? What did you use for practice questions? That's really where I focused my study time, answering questions everyday.
  5. by   obloom14
    Is sticking just to Saunders for content and Kaplan for questions enough? I can't afford to pay for courses...
  6. by   St_Claire
    Quote from Hipchik_leah
    I think Ill use my book I recieved from Hurst to review/ reread and that came w 6 tests 125 ?s each. I did those, you are only allowed to do them once. And the examcram books questions. Maybe I should focus more time on questions and not so much content. Im just kinda lost. so much info and you only get tested on so little...
    That's true. Try this: http://nursing.slcc.edu/nclexrn3500/mainMenu.do. It's the only question bank I used and has great rationales.
  7. by   Hipchik_leah
    if you save my life St Clair Im gonna <3 you forever
    Quote from St_Claire
    That's true. Try this: Main Menu - NCLEX-RN 3500 - Institutional Version. It's the only question bank I used and has great rationales.
  8. by   Mayjoyarceo
    Quote from St_Claire

    That's true. Try this: http://nursing.slcc.edu/nclexrn3500/mainMenu.do. It's the only question bank I used and has great rationales.
    Is the free st_claire?

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  9. by   GrandNurse1908
    Keep your head up. I'm so sorry you didn't pass. I used NCLEX 3500, Kaplan 2012-2013 strategies book, and PDA. I also used the 35 page review from this site but didn't go into it a lot. Honestly, my main source was fasting and praying. I had to take the ENTIRE exam, 265 questions but I passed. I only had 4 seconds to submit my last answer. Nobody but God pulled me through that dreaded exam. If you have to, take a few days to gather yourself then start back studying. I'm just glad that you're not giving up. Again, Keep your head up!!
  10. by   Hipchik_leah
    Thank you very much that lifted my spirits!
    Quote from GrandNurse1908
    Keep your head up. I'm so sorry you didn't pass. I used NCLEX 3500, Kaplan 2012-2013 strategies book, and PDA. I also used the 35 page review from this site but didn't go into it a lot. Honestly, my main source was fasting and praying. I had to take the ENTIRE exam, 265 questions but I passed. I only had 4 seconds to submit my last answer. Nobody but God pulled me through that dreaded exam. If you have to, take a few days to gather yourself then start back studying. I'm just glad that you're not giving up. Again, Keep your head up!!
  11. by   GrandNurse1908
    No problem at all. If you need anything I'm here :-)
  12. by   novicious
    Quote from obloom14
    Is sticking just to Saunders for content and Kaplan for questions enough? I can't afford to pay for courses...
    I didn't want to spend any money on courses so I just studied using Saunders 5th Ed book and CD. That was enough for me. So yes, I guess you could study Saunders for content and Kaplan for questions.
  13. by   St_Claire
    Quote from Mayjoyarceo

    Is the free st_claire?

    Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Yes it is!
  14. by   St_Claire
    Quote from Hipchik_leah
    if you save my life St Clair Im gonna <3 you forever
    <3 <3. In the posts I've read on this site the vast majority say to do lots of questions and rationales. I think it helps you to think critically but also like the test. You know the content, you graduated nursing school, now figure out the test!!

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