Help Needed

  1. hi everyone!i finally signed up for this nurse-forum.i've been reading this site for many months already and found it very interesting and informative.i just had my third try for the NCLEX and didn't make it again.i feel so depressed and hopeless.i already have a library of nursing books in my room.i've been to different review centers.hope you could help me.thanks.
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    Joined: Sep '06; Posts: 6

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  3. by   Tweety
    Welcome to Allnurses. I'm sorry to hear about your NCLEX troubles. Read the "stickey's" on the top of this forum, there's some hints there. Good luck.
  4. by   sweetnnurse
    hi tik-tak:
    Most of the people on this site swear by Saunders. So look among your books and pick this one (if you have it) and then follow Suzannes study plan because i have seen where it helped so many. Good luckto you.
  5. by   ICU_JOSIE
    Yeah, Saunders is my best bet! Good luck ....
  6. by   tik-tak
    thanks guys.i feel a little bit lighter now.
  7. by   tik-tak
    i want to know about Suzanne's study plan.is it posted on this site?
  8. by   DolphinRN84
    You will find on top of this forum a sticky that says "My first tip of my new study guide." You have to follow that tip first, and then PM Suzanne your email address and she will send you her plan via email. Good luck in studying!
  9. by   tyler4806
    Hi,and welcome!
    Don't give up! There are study plans available for retakers ands International students.If you are interested, I will give you the info!
  10. by   MommyJoy
    There is a company called ATI, their website is www.atitesting.com. They have a book and dvd series. I am only in my second semester, but the dvds are great. I can watch them while exercising, lying in bed etc. There is about 28 hours of lecture style video on the dvds.
    I also have a set of audio cds by www.medspub.com, they basically cover the same info. Anyway, for me being able to listen to the information in my spare time has been great.
    Anyway, though this info. might help.
    By the way, the ATI books are for sale on ebay a lot.
    Let me know if you need any more information.

    Joy
  11. by   mohs rn
    Have you tried Kaplan review course or books? I found them to be very helpful to me. Good Luck and don't give up!
  12. by   dreamsdo
    Kaplan all the way. Sorry to hear about your NCLEX experiences. I took the test one time and passed with 75 questions and I could not have done it without Kaplan. I would suggest putting all of your books back on the shelves, so you don't get overloaded and enroll in a Kaplan course. It will be well worth your time and money. Not only did I pass, I was very confident. I am generally a poor test taker and test anxiety is normally excessive for me, but after Kaplan, there was no way I could have choked. Best wishes. Don't lose your confidence, you KNOW the info, you will pass!
  13. by   tik-tak
    thank u again guys.yeah,i've been to kaplan too but i think i need a more comprehensive review.im a foreign grad nurse(philippines) who graduated from nursing school 12 years ago.i got saunders latest edition too but didnt use it that much.thanks for recommending it,from now on,i'll be sticking on Saunders .i'm blessed to be in this wonderful website for nurses.

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