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help with getting back to study for nclex

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i been out of school for almost 4 years. i took nclex couple of months after graduating didn't passed got frustrated and never tried again.  now im ready to retake it but not sure where to start. i feel so confused and lost. there so many webs out there i dont know which one would be the best fo me how ow to even start. any suggestions will really help! 

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Is it possible for you to take a refresher course because you graduated a long time ago? Also bear in mind you would be an "old new grad" so get ready for employers to question you. If/when you do pass, please be open to taking what you can get to at least get some experience. Also I recommend you get up to date with your BLS, try getting a few certifications: wound care, suction etc. If you don't have your BSN, please start taking some classes.

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@Neo Soldier thank you. i been looking at kaplan and uworld to use as study guide. i will start looking in to getting to date with my BSL's.  im aware i will be questioned and prepared to accept any position. i dont have a BSN 

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Try Mark Klimek audio and Uworld. I couldn’t afford a refresher course. I graduated 3 years ago, failed the first time. I got discouraged and kept putting it off. I started studying again in December and tested in yesterday! I passed! All I did was the audio and Uworld. About 100 questions a day, when I had time, I did  200 or more. 

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@Tanya125 thank you. Im debating between hurst-uworld-kaplan. doing a little of research on each and decide which one would be better for me.

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Im in the same situation as you and searching for the same info. I have been told that Uworld is helpful so I'm in the process of researching it

 

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@devinebeliever I’m currently researching uworld hurst and Kaplan they all looks good. I’m trying to put a date on retaking the test in the next 90-120 days I need to be prepared I’m so scared 

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On 2/17/2019 at 4:54 PM, Tanya125 said:

Try Mark Klimek audio and Uworld. I couldn’t afford a refresher course. I graduated 3 years ago, failed the first time. I got discouraged and kept putting it off. I started studying again in December and tested in yesterday! I passed! All I did was the audio and Uworld. About 100 questions a day, when I had time, I did  200 or more. 

Mark Klimek is the way to go.  I also use ReMar for more content and Uworld for questions, since I have been out of school since 2011.  Testing soon and I feel more confident than ever before.  

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