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  1. How to study SMART && not hard?!
    I'm not sure what study smart means but I do know that first semester in nursing school is a huge adjustment! They start you off asking application questions and you are not used to that. I would...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Which book I use for practice question
    Having looked at many sources as an NCLEX tutor, I believe Kaplan's questions are the closest to the NCLEX itself.
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. study for rn
    If it has been since 2007 that you have studied, I recommend a full content review, being in a study group for 3 months and possibly a tutor. Content needs to be refreshed AND decision-making;...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. What Should I Do Differently.....HELP
    Sometimes, it is not about what study program you used...it could be about knowing "how" to take the test questions; it could be about needing to have the basic nursing info integrated in your mind;...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. My daily log for NCLEX-RN exam
    he If you are not already doing this...when you are reviewing material, just reading does not add to your memory very much. Try reading it out loud and walking around while doing it. By reading...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Took the NCLEX-RN today.(9/7/12)
    CONGRATS TO ALL OF YOU WHO PASSED! You deserve it for all your hard work!
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Serious Role Confusion
    It is normal to feel this way. Something inside you is ready to go forward and start your new career. Your Master's Program has not only given you the content information you needed but also the...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  8. MS in Nursing vs. MSN- What's the difference?
    When I went to school for my Nurse Practitioner, the difference between MS & MSN was whether you did a thesis vs. a project. I opted for the project and it has never made any difference in my career....
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  9. Help Help Help .. Failed NCLEX
    Content is important BUT the NCLEX tests at the application level so if you don't know how to understand and answer each style of question you may not make it. Join a study group or hire a tutor that...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Failed NCLEX RN 3 times, 2012
    I agree with all of the above but most especially with Kaplan questions being the closest to the NCLEX and your level of content understanding. You could read and read and never remember enough. Use...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Mental Health Help
    Serenitylove14 - good rationales! The answer is all in the type of therapy. The client is not in crisis and systematic desensitization is to help clients be less fearful of things. And we wouldn't...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Tips for repeat test takers!
    Really studying and applying the strategies that Kaplan promotes in their Kaplan NCLEX RN Strategies, Practice and Review book with ISBN #978-1-60978-565-9 (2012-2013 version) will...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Should I wait and become a Lpn or go straight to Rn
    LPN schools can be expensive and they do offer loans BUT...an RN at a community college will allow you to possibly qualify for grants, scholarships from the federal government (if your husband...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. NCLEX Anxiety
    Confidence will increase if you know your lab values back and forth, up and down. Memorize, memorize, memorize!!!! Kaplan's decision tree doesn't always "speak" to every learner. There are other ways...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. please I need some advice =(
    I agree with the other comments. Strategy is VIP because if you cannot identify the distractors, key words and systematically work your way through each question then you won't be successful. It...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Study Info Needed
    Was it the Kaplan Strategies book about 1" thick? I think Kaplan does a great job of teaching how to take the different types of questions and a systematic way to approach each question. You must...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Failed NCLEX- PN last week.. needing HELP PLEASE!
    Lots of great suggestions for studying here. The problem is everyone learns differently. What works for one student may not work for another student. Recommendations for certain books may make the...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Failed NCLEX
    Sorry to hear that your NCLEX experience didn't turn out well. What I recommend is focusing on learning "how" to dissect the different types of questions and the thinking process of answering each...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. NCLEX-PN ADVICE
    Oops the discount is 10% for NCLEXPNprep.com with promo code: SAVE-RLWU.
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. My NCLEX Preparation that made me successful.
    What I find when I tutor for the NCLEX with students who have failed at least once is that they didn't spend much time learning "how" to dissect and answer the different kinds of questions. Every...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. My NCLEX Preparation that made me successful.
    I don't see where anyone is posting about knowing "how" to take the test...the thinking process, priorities, how to really think these questions through. There is a science to this and I find that...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Immunization schedule.
    You can always go to www.aap.org (American Academy of Pediatrics), to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Center for Disease Control) or National Institutes of Health (NIH) (National...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. I passed the NCLEX!
    CONGRATULATIONS!
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. NCLEX-PN ADVICE
    I recommend a combination of studying material and doing actual test questions is the best way to prepare. A great site to practice with actual questions is NCLEXPNprep.com - Your #1 source for...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Passed my NCLEX-RN! My NCLEX review material tips..
    Great job & congratulations!
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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