ATI comprehensive predictor HASSLE!!!

  1. I Do think from all the thread have read so far on allnurses.com, the response is not encouraging. Do you think the Exit exam really prepare you for NCLEX? sugestion is
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  3. by   Boog'sCRRN246
    IMO, the point of the ATI predictor exam is to give you an idea of how you will do on the NCLEX and also to give you an idea of where your weaknesses are. I don't think it necessarily "prepares" you to take the NCLEX.
  4. by   asoonernurse
    The problem with the ATI is that far too many schools are using it as a Pass/No Pass requirement for graduation from their programs, which IMO, is both unfair and discriminatory.

    Cheers,

    Michael
  5. by   LaneRN
    I will also have to take the ATI assessment test before graduation, we will also have a NCLEX review class that costs $200.00 for two 8hr days. We asked our instructor the same question about the ATI and she told us that she had two studens that scored a 52% chance on the exit exam and even though both also took the review they still failed boards the first time they took them. I really like the idea of taking it so I can work on my weaknesses before the NCLEX . We were told that they questions pretty much are the format for the NCLEX. But I am a student so I could not tell you if this is true.
  6. by   amjowens
    My school used ATI and I thought it was a pain at the time, but overall think it's excellent. The comprehensive exam is unlike school exams, but SO IS the NCLEX! My school requires a minimum pass rate for the ATI, and we also have regular 100% pass rates for NCLEX. I scored within 95%-ile, and I passed NCLEX with 85 questions. Most other people I know are pretty much in-line with my experience-if you do really well with ATI, you'll pass the NCLEX. Just my experience. I know people pretty much have strong opinions about ATI, one way or the other. If nothing else, the books are organized very well for NCLEX review.
  7. by   amjowens
    Quote from Carolina Nights
    The problem with the ATI is that far too many schools are using it as a Pass/No Pass requirement for graduation from their programs, which IMO, is both unfair and discriminatory.

    Cheers,

    Michael
    If a graduate can't pass NCLEX, they don't practice as a nurse anyway! Most schools in all professions have minimum standards (all determined by exams) that students must meet before they get the title of "graduate", so I don't really get the discriminatory aspect of ATI.
  8. by   KAYBDT6
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    I Do think from all the thread have read so far on allnurses.com, the response is not encouraging. Do you think the Exit exam really prepare you for NCLEX? sugestion is
    I PASSED!!!! everybody for your advice.

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