Please don't call yourself a loser. If you feel defeated then that is exactly what will happen. HESI is just a test! It took me taking that exam four times before I realized it. You must pray and ask that God remove your fear so that you can study effectively and so that you can sit and take the exam w/o anxiety, it will make all the difference.
Before I took HESI the first two times I didn't get a chance to really study because it was nine days before graduation and we were still taking finals, writing care plans
, etc... When I took it the 3rd time I had an anxiety attack. But on the 4th and final try I really studied but I didn't over do it.
When I finally passed HESI I felt as if the weight of the world was lifted off my shoulders. It can be done.
What I realized after taking it four times is that the questions that are worth the most points is the following:
Adv clinical concepts (ie, d-fib vs cardioversion, cpr)
Med-surg(resp & cardiac diseases)
The is a lot of delegation questions but not sure if those are worth a lot. Some say math is worth a lot but I really don't think so.
Know that hesi review book and break up your time to do questions the more you practice with exam questions the better you'll get. I also used Saunder's Comprehensive Review book. I didn't use it until I was preparing for it the exam for the fourth time. So that should say how good the book is.
Please PM if you have any other questions. I visit this site often looking for those of you seeking advice about this test because I don't want people going through what me and my classmates went through with HESI.