passed NCLEX! If I did it, you guys can do it too! :)

  1. hello, fellow nursing students and nurses!!
    I just found out that I passed NCLEX with 85 questions on my first try and can I say A---MEN?
    by the way, the pearson vue trick worked for me.
    I took it yesterday at 2pm and my state's board of nursing already has the result out.
    I am writing this post to let those people who don't have 'perfect scores' (as in >60-65%) on their kaplan exams know that they absolutely, surely can pass NCLEX too!

    diagnostic: 53.9%
    readiness: 53.9% (my kaplan class somehow made us take this exam after diagnostic and I think it should be the last one?)
    Q Trainer 1: 46.7%
    Q Trainer 2: 56%
    Q Trainer 3: 52%
    Q Trainer 4: 54.7%
    Q Trainer 5: 60.7%
    Q Trainer 6: 64%
    Q Trainer 7: 55.5%

    yes, I know. The scores are not good at all.
    however, I took a lot (A LOT) of questions from q banks and read all the rationales and tried to understand instead of memorizing the answers.
    I personally thought NCLEX was harder than Kaplan just becuase I had 15ish SATAs.
    Kaplan is all I studied. Everyone is different so try to find what works the best for you!

    I wish all of you the best of luck!!!
    If you ever get discouraged about your scores, come look at mine again and feel better! haha
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  3. by   Momofboysx3
    Congrats nurse!!!!!
  4. by   Soliloquy
    Congratulations! This is very encouraging as I did the Q-trainer and my readiness test was 57.6% back in December when I took it and I just wanted to cry. I take it July 1st. My scores don't seem to be going up much at all! But I'm trying....
  5. by   devinBSN
    Congrats! my test is on tuesday and my scores are mostly in the 50s so i've been feeling nervous. thank you for this post!
  6. by   NAM123
    hey guys,

    I just want to let yall know that I am doing Kaplan and I too had scores in 50s but dont give up, your scores will go up. You will see
  7. by   Noboundary
    Thank you for posting this. I just finished all of my kaplan questions and I take nclex on Monday. But hearing your story makes me feel more confident about myself. Thank you so much and congrats!!!
  8. by   BorgQueen1701
    Your post gives me hope. Thank you for sharing.
  9. by   Sand_Dollar
    Congrats!!! I am taking my test on Monday and our test scores are similar. Feeling a bit better now.
  10. by   floridaorange
    good luck to all of you guys!! hope this post made some of you feel a little better
  11. by   namaste211

    Just took nclex rn today....waiting patiently for results! Good luck to all of you taking it next week!
  12. by   bridg0809
    Quote from namaste211

    Just took nclex rn today....waiting patiently for results! Good luck to all of you taking it next week!
    Did u do the PVT?