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How Early Did You Start to Study for the NCLEX?

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by Vix Vix, CNA (New) New Nurse Student

Vix is a CNA and specializes in Geriatrics.

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Hi, I'm about to end my 2nd level of nursing school (Med/Surg component, very heavy), and move to my 3rd ( which will be Pediatric/OB/Psych focus.) My ASN program is 4 levels, ( 4th is Cardiac/ICU focus ), so I was wondering when is a good time to go ahead and start doing practice exams and programs like UWorld? I take ATI practice assessments and my school just can't cover everything that's on these exams, so some of these questions spook me. I'd like to get prepared in a reasonable manner, but also not spook myself over things I haven't learned yet.

Anyone have a solid timeline for studying each component? So far I have done Fundamentals, Surgical Nursing, Hospice, Wound Care, ER, Infusion, a good majority of Pharmacology, so I do have a semblance of foundation. A touch of Peds here and there too. I know some people wait until the very last semester to start getting NCLEX focused. Is that the better path? 

Thanks in advance! 

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