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Passed my NCLEX-RN! My NCLEX Review Material Tips

Passed my NCLEX-RN! My NCLEX Review Material Tips

by IceStar817 - After graduating, I failed the NCLEX twice. I was overwhelmed with the internship and not knowing what/how to study for the exam. Also, was overwhelmed with real... Read More →

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Don't give up! NCLEX - Nov 2017

Don't give up! NCLEX - Nov 2017

by Godisgooddd - We all see the Nclex like this big monster that we don't know how to tame, and then sometimes we feel hopeless ( it happend to me :() . but you guys if you are... Read More →

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Pearson Vue Trick "Facts"

Pearson Vue Trick "Facts"

by HopefulGradNurse - Hello everyone! After you test you should receive an email stating something along the lines of "Now that you've completed your NCLEX blah blah blah". It is at... Read More →

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Don't Give Up On NCLEX

Don't Give Up On NCLEX

by yooniehime - Good day everyone I just want to say thank you to the allnurses community for their big help towards my nursing career. Starting from when I was so desperate on... Read More →

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NCLEX Resource Review - Kaplan, Hurst, UWorld

NCLEX Resource Review - Kaplan, Hurst, UWorld

by hmvassar - I just finished Nursing School in July so I understand the confusion on how and what to study. Along with my anxiety ridden journey here's what I found. I hope it... Read More →

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Nclex 3rd attempt--- passed!

Nclex 3rd attempt--- passed!

by ronron1986 - FIRST, accept the fact that, this is a difficult exam to prepare for. SECOND, accept the fact that, it is achievable nevertheless. THIRD, I can't stress this... Read More →

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A review of Kaplan vs Hurst vs UWorld from someone who used all 3, and my scores

A review of Kaplan vs Hurst vs UWorld from someone who used all 3, and my scores

by jellyroll - I was quite paranoid of not passing... so I used all 4 of these methods. For anyone curious about comparisons between study options, here is a breakdown and my own... Read More →

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Foreign Nurse - My NCLEX Success Story

Foreign Nurse - My NCLEX Success Story

by Nurseforlife4 - Get to know me first: Hello everyone! I am a foreign nurse from India I am here to tell you how I studied and passed NCLEX exam. All international students and... Read More →

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Passed NCLEX on Second Attempt

Passed NCLEX on Second Attempt

by Skyride - On my first attempt, I used the Saunders review book and the Q&A flashcards. Read through the whole book twice, completed the 5,200 questions and 1,200 flashcard... Read More →

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Passing Nclex 7 years after Graduating and 3 tries later.

Passing Nclex 7 years after Graduating and 3 tries later.

by smellycat - I had so many things going against me when I started my nursing journey. Because yes, every NCLEX test taker has their own story to tell. Mine was: Foreign BSN... Read More →

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Finally passed NCLEX-RN on 4th attempt! Here's my journey and tips! :)

Finally passed NCLEX-RN on 4th attempt! Here's my journey and tips! :)

by ally1991 - 1st Attempt I graduated nursing school with BSN in December '15. My school has a very high passing rate on the first attempt, so I had no doubt I would pass,... Read More →

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NCLEX - Pass in 75 Questions 2017

NCLEX - Pass in 75 Questions 2017

by sjoseph13 - The first thing I'd like to share is don't overwhelm yourself with too many resources. I used to read many articles and posts about what worked for certain... Read More →

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NCLEX RN 2016 Advice

NCLEX RN 2016 Advice

by merzielynn - Hi there! I told myself after taking the NCLEX-RN exam that I would come back here (like many have) and discuss my experience, results, etc. because I spent... Read More →

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Passed the NCLEX on 4th try March 2017

Passed the NCLEX on 4th try March 2017

by enlighten3 - Warning: Lengthy article ahead, but hopefully helpful. How I slayed the monstrous NCLEX RN exam. Tips, study materials, myths, and experiences. One could define... Read More →

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Passed NCLEX 1st time in 75 questions! Materials used and PVT trick!

Passed NCLEX 1st time in 75 questions! Materials used and PVT trick!

by plopez22 - This is a long post sorry but I hopes it helps someone out there!!! Background: My school used ATI which are comprehensive exams taken at the end of the... Read More →

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Passed NCLEX-RN on 3rd try, 5 years after graduation, using UWorld exclusively

Passed NCLEX-RN on 3rd try, 5 years after graduation, using UWorld exclusively

by 0oliejay - Background: I have never been a great test taker. I had failed my exit HESI during my last semester of nursing school, and had to take the course in the summer. Was... Read More →

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I passed NCLEX with 75 questions!! Here's how I did it...

I passed NCLEX with 75 questions!! Here's how I did it...

by casurfer222 - Hey guys, Here's what I did to study. I took the Kaplan class the 3rd week of June. It was okay, but I don't think it's going to make or break anyone so don't... Read More →

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Failed NCLEX 1st attempt with Kaplan, Passed second attempt with UWorld

Failed NCLEX 1st attempt with Kaplan, Passed second attempt with UWorld

by Mmk1 - A little back story. I studied for my first attempt for about 2 months. If you read my previous post, you know I used a lot of materials to study for my first... Read More →

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