How long did you wait??? - page 2

Hello everyone! I graduated from my LPN program in November and recently received my ATT. I have to admit I've slacked off on my studies and just been working my butt off to catch up on my loans/... Read More

  1. by   happylagirl
    Quote from lildebbie
    A month and 3 weeks after graduation, 3 weeks of hardcore studying before my NCLEX-RN, passed with 75 questions.
    I wish I would've been able to take it soon after graduation but unfortunately my ATT took about 3 months to arrive. I just signed up with NCSBN, purchased Saunders and Exam Cram. I'm hoping to take within the next two months.

    Thanks for your reply
  2. by   Gchr
    Not here to scare you a bit, but my nursing school has advised us that waiting more than 90 days after graduation, statistically, the pass rate dramatically decreases. Not that it can't be passed after 90 days, just that your chances greatly decrease. Those are just the facts. Good luck. You will find a way if you really want it!
  3. by   katiescow
    Our LPN program is an 18-month program. Class of 2012 had a 100% pass rate first time for NCLEX. They've suggested ATI, had a review course after graduation, studied and reviewed questions until the got the green light to sit for NCLEX. Most of them took the exam 2-3 months after graduation but passed with the minimal amount of right answers needed (which scared many of them into thinking they'd failed) Happy to find out they hadn't and are now LPN'S!

    One student did however wait 6 months he did also pass but didn't recommend the wait. It doesn't mean it's impossible. Consider getting a few review books, a refresher course, or even ask your old instructors for some advice of what you can do to better your chances. Just review and don't stress after all you've made it through school! The hard part's over! Good luck!