I know most people come out of the nclex thinking that they failed or didn't do well........but I am sure of it. I was so clueless, the whole way through the test I kept thinking every 4 or 5 questions that I can't believe how unprepared I am. I guessed at everything. I had 6 or 7 select all that apply, alot of teaching and prioritizing questions!! I had 5 or 6 med questions, meds that were really random and obscure that I was not familiar with and there were even 3-4 questions that asked about things I have never heard of!! I think it was a nightmare!! When it shut off at 75 questions my heart just stopped cause I know I could not have proven my competence with those 75 questions!! I studied so hard too and answered tons of questions!! I am glad that my husband went with me (he waited at a restaurant/food court nearby) because I cried the whole way home. I am not trying to worry or scare anyone, but I am just so dissapointed in myself and the whole test experience. I needed to vent to some people who actually know what the nclex is like cause it is hard to explain to my family about the CAT and the whole process. It's hard to talk to them about it at all cause I get upset. And now the wait, to hear the official results.....this is hell.
Sorry so misserable of a post, Jennifer
Jul 26, '06
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I also tested today and feel EXACTLY the way you do. When my first question popped up on the screen, I started crying because I didn't know it. I had probably 10 select all that apply questions, which I hate, because they are so easy to miss. I had about five questions on the same disease, and I could not remember what the disease was, so I am pretty sure I missed those. It shut off at 85 I just wanted to cry again. Good luck to you, I hope we both pass!!!
There is still hope in the sense that perhaps the 10 "Select All That Apply" were test questions that are part of the auditing process. I believe but I could be wrong, that 10 questions out of every exam are not counted because they are being evaluated for fairness. In my opinion 10 "Select All That Apply" is unusually cruel... We also as human beings dwell on the ones we know we got wrong...
I hope this helps....:spin:
Last edit by Cerebrum on Jul 26, '06