OK need encouragement...took the NCLEX!

  1. Hi Everyone,

    I took the NCLEX this morning. 75 questions and one and a half hours later I was done. Let me say that it is definitely true what they say about having no idea if you passed. I graduated in Dec and got really good grades, but I still have no idea how I did. Really no idea. I got questions about things I had truly never heard of before. I live in CA so no idea how long it will take to get the results. I really could use some kind and encouraging words to keep my spirits up. Anyone recently take the boards in CA and get results fast?

    Thanks! :roll
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  2. 29 Comments

  3. by   DolphinRN84
    Just wanted to wish you all the best with your results! Let us know when you find out.
  4. by   cherilee
    Hi
    I just took the nclex this morning and Im really stressed/scared. I got a TON
    of check all that apply and I m horrible with those. Im trying to have hope though, because 75 is supposedly a good sign....
  5. by   randybayrn
    I am also trying to stay positive. I have been told the same. I got 5 check all that apply and one fill in the blank med calc. I was a bit surprised about having 5 check all that apply out of 75. It seemed like a lot, and I too do not do real well with these, but I kept thinking to myself some of them have to be those questions that don't count (test questions). I had some med questions that I had not even heard of, but after reading some of the other posts, this seems to be common. I just hope for the best, I never want to do that again. I do find that as the hours go on, I feel less and less confident that I passed, well if I really ever felt that way at all. This test really takes a toll on you.

    Lets hang in there!
  6. by   JaxiaKiley
    Good luck! I'll keep my fingers crossed.
  7. by   medicin79
    Just took NCLEX in Roseville, on 01-31: went 169 questions before it shut down. The best way to find your result quickly; go to the BON website and run a permanent license search with your own name. Mine was posted on 02-02!
  8. by   randybayrn
    Thanks for the support!!
  9. by   rissa47
    we share the sme sentiments...i took the exam last january 24 and up to now i still don't know if i passed or failed...my computer shut off at 75 questions just as you are and i was given tons and tons of prioritization/delegation questions which i am not good at...too bad for me...i was also given a lot of meds that i am so clueless on what they are...and one fill in the blanks med calculation...whew and i think 75 questions is not enough for me..i feel that i was not able to do good so i was hoping to advance more further to redeem myself but it stoped at 75...*sigh* and waiting for the results is making me nuts since california does not paticipate in quick results it means i have to be more patient...let's just hope for the best...you'll be in my prayers!! Good luck to us!!
  10. by   randybayrn
    I am glad that I am not alone. Please let me know when you guys from California get your results. I will be thinking positively for us all!! Good Luck.
  11. by   Jme2007
    I am from Ca too and took my test on 2/1. No results yet I took it all the way to 265 with 6 "check all that apply". I think just for having done ALL the questions, I should get to pass! In my dreams..... Those of you who got 75 questions, I too think that is a very positive sign. The waiting is the worst. I try to keep myself busy but, I swear everytime I walk near the computer, some evil power makes me go to the BON and type my name in! :roll
  12. by   codebrown
    Hey, I took the test for CA, in Nevada, because I wanted the earliest possible test date! Anyway, took the test on the 19th of Jan, license posted exactly two weeks later. 75 questions, walked out feeling like SH--, but I passed. REsults would have been sooner, but my transcripts were delayed. Good Luck, everyone I know passed with 75.
  13. by   whirlwind
    i too took the test in ca and till now, no results yet...
    this is my 9th week, by the way...
    but i'll never give up on waiting...god bless us!
  14. by   Leilah75_RN
    enjoy the wait guys. best of luck to yah and advance congratulations!!!

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