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  1. Nurse trying to get NON-nursing job....impossible!!
    How about sleep medicine? That's what I did for 12+ years while I was raising my kids and waiting for the right time to accomplish my ultimate goal, which was nursing. I am a Registered...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Nclex rn
    I heard it can go either way with that. Apparently they monitor tests in a random fashion, I wouldn't give up just yet.
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Done at 90 with a Pop Up ... (My Strategy Enclosed)
    Congrats on passing!! I would debate the idea that "you will get credit for the second best answer". That is not true. What the NCLEX DOES do, is narrow you down to a competency where you have a...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. How many weeks did you all study for the test?
    I keep running into threads where people say Saunders is "too easy", but I actually felt like the questions were pretty on-par with what I encountered on the NCLEX. I did almost exactly what you are...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. can you guys share your experience?
    Saligurl: Select All That Apply OP: I was very pleasantly surprised with how "easy" the test seemed. OK, it wasn't "easy", but it wasn't as hard as I was anticipating, and oddly, it did seem...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. How many weeks did you all study for the test?
    I graduated on 12/14/2012, I gave myself pretty much a clean break for about 10 days. Then I started dipping my toes back in, at that point I did maybe 50 questions a night on the NCLEX-3500. At...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Need help
    I noticed that my ESL buddies in nursing school had a more difficult time with the tests, i.e. the HESIs. I remember one coming out and frustratedly asking, "What is 'prudent'?" I don't THINK the...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. 3rd times a charm
    Well done!!!! I really think a lot of it is going in with a clear head, and KEEPING a clear head. I kind of freaked out when the first 10-15 questions on my exam were stuff I seemed to know nothing...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Help! I didn't make it out of orientation
    I disagree with that, that is not always the case. I have left one employer off my resume, and you will never convince me I should put it back on. No employer has ever questioned whether I have had...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. NCLEX-PN
    I remember a couple of A&P related questions (I had a couple of alternative-format inquiring where X was located), and I had a TON of med questions on NCLEX-PN, I knew NONE of the meds, and guessed...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. NCLEX-RN, 75 Questions, Good Pop-Up, Some Thoughts
    baby-like I said, I have always felt meds is my weak spot as well (I am *fantastic* at rote memorization, which is what got me A's in my pharm classes.......retaining some of that 1.5 years after...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. NCLEX-RN, 75 Questions, Good Pop-Up, Some Thoughts
    Thank you all :) bw2012-yes, TONS of priority questions.....who would you see first. Really I was surprised at the shear # of those.
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. NCLEX-RN, 75 Questions, Good Pop-Up, Some Thoughts
    Thanks jngo91, caur, and Thanks Dubs2012, and good luck next week, you can do this!!!!! Picture yourself telling friend, "I got the good pop up!!" OR: "Dubs2012, RN" (lol). Believe in yourself!!!
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. NCLEX-RN, 75 Questions, Good Pop-Up, Some Thoughts
    All right folks, I took my NCLEX-RN this morning, got the good pop-up (yay me), and just wanted to offer a couple of thoughts. First of all, the BEST advice I can give is to NOT do what I did last...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Saunders & PDA reviewer
    Excuse the ignorance, but what is "PDA"? Thank you! ;)
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Please help! Need advice to pass lvn.
    The only thing I used (and please keep in mind that everyone's different, but this worked for me), was this link: Main Menu - NCLEX-RN 3500 - Institutional Version which was posted in another...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Tank One Area, Competent in All Others, Still Pass?
    I'm sure this question has been asked before, I've googled a bunch but can't seem to find an answer (which is probably a wording issue, and thank you in advance for your help). I realize the test is...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Saunders comprehensive review for nclex-rn vs. Nclex pn
    I don't see a follow up, and others may disagree (I do realize the PN and RN nclex are different), but I used only an RN-nclex questions series to study for my nclex-PN and did just fine. If you're...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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