Is Kaplan Prep Course Worth The $$$$?? - page 2

Hey everyone: Just wondering......Im about to graduate in May and wanted to know if anyone took or knows about the Kaplan Prep COurse for the NCLEX. I wanted to take it for some extra prep but I... Read More

  1. by   Teshiee
    I didn't buy the program but I did purchase the book itself it teaches you how to prepare for NCLEX itself. That is a lot of money to spend on something I feel the majority of people successfully pass in the first place. The book only cost around $30.00 I passed the boards on my first try. If you feel you need the couse I say go for it. I think you will do fine anyway.
  2. by   nicoleinphilly
    Wow you guys.....I cannot thank you enough for all your advice!

    "You have spent how many years in nursing school studying? What do you expect Kaplan to accomplish in a few days that your nursing instructors could not accomplish in months and years. " <----- SUCH a good point! All you guys made such good points and actually made me realize that I really didnt work my A** off for 2 years with no social life and constant stress for someone to tell me I cant do this on my own....Ive already proven I can, I graduate in May. Thats proof enough Im ready to take the NCLEX! I just really appreciate all your opened my eyes to some stuff. Thank you so much! BIG HUGS to ALL of you!

  3. by   mattsmom81
    Originally posted by SmilingBluEyes
    HOLY COW> no I did NOT waste a dime on "prep" courses. I reviewed my books, starting and concentrating on subjects that had been covered early in nursing school that I easily forgot such as OB and PSYCH. I never considered for one minute spending so much money to prep me for an exam. I just did the exam.
    Exactamundo. I didn't do ANY fancy, high dollar preps either...figured if I don't know it by now why bother.

  4. by   Teshiee
    Look at it like this, Nicole you can spend $400 on a well deserved vacation or shopping spree now that is worth it in the end.
  5. by   ernurse728
    I took the Kaplan course and taught me a lot about the kinds of questions and the important stuff to focus on. I thought it was definitely worth the money!