GOOD MORNING EVERYONE!
I just got home from taking the NCLEX-RN!! I'm so excited. It took me 2 hours with about 90 questions. I got 1 math, about 18 SATA, 1 picture and 1 put in order!! Honestly this test really wasn't that hard. I'm not saying that because I got the good pop up, its because all of the material presented to me I already knew or been presented to in the past. There were no meds that I didn't know. I am a LPN (going on 2 years and work in an acute care facility). I have bad anxiety and literally can not study for long periods of time. I reviewed for about 2 weeks using Exam-Cram RN which in my opinion is the best study guide to study from. My school allowed us to take the VATI for free but I did poorly with them. I never got more than 60% on a test. I never studied using any online review and knew I wasn't going to like it.
My advice: don't take forever to sit for your nclex. It is a very broad and general test. If you were an average student and didn't cheat your way through nursing school you are more than prepared to sit for this examination. I also recommend using Exam-Cram RN, its a smaller than Saunders and gives you a good summary and understand of the most common disorders.
Good luck everyone!