hurst review/ nclex study plan advice needed



I have been a member for quite some time now, yet finally gathered the courage to post! lol. Anywho, let me just start off by saying that this website has been an absolute blessing in more ways than I can describe, and it is a pleasure to be a part of such a great online community.

I need your advice. I am completing nursing school in about 4 weeks and graduating in mid-may, and I have been having nightmares about the nclex-rn for close to 2 months now. I have gone through probably thousands of nclex related posts in a effort to create a well suited nclex plan of study, and I have come to the conclusion, based on what seems to be working for the majority, that I will be using lacharity, exam cram, and saunders as part of my study regimen. However, I feel that I am in serious need of a comprehensive content review ( honestly there are a lot of topics from nursing school that I have forgotten completely and it really bothers me), and I have come to the conclusion that I will be using Hurst review as my primary source for content review. My plan was this: I will watch each hurst lecture video online over and over again until I can spit out the info back and forth, then go to corresponding body systems/chapters in each of the lacharity, saunders, and exam cram books and answer the questions. What do you think? Good plan? The general consensus on this site seems to suggest that Hurst is worth its weight in gold, and I feel the audio/video component will be much more engaging than any text review I would have done on my own. I really dont wan't to take this exam more than once.

Also, seeing as though I am completing nursing school in 4 weeks, I was wondering when you guys think I should actually purchase the Hurst online review and begin doing it? I am very tempted to buy it this week and watch a video a night over and over again til I fall asleep, even putting it on replay over night. What would you do? Thanks for any and all input:rolleyes:


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If it will help your nerves, purchase it now, but I would wait until after any final exams so as to prevent distraction from the task at hand. You have to successfully graduate before you can take the NCLEX.