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Hello everybody. I came to this website looking for advises !!! I'm taking the NCLEX RN In 10 days. I failed the first time after 265 questions. This is a nightmare!! I cried a river!! My brother got married, I moved to a new house, many things happened after that sad experience.I used Kaplan, Hurst and some chapters of PDA the first time. I was scoring 50's-60 in Kaplan. This time I used the NCSBN 3 weeks, but I used only the the Bank questions at the end, I found the questions similar to the NCLEX ones, I scored on them 50%, most of them 60-80%, like 3 90% and one 100% (I almost cried lol). After that I did the Kaplan Readiness test (first time taking it) and I got 65.7%. I did the Questions Trainer 4 and I got 70.7%, I'm planning to do 5,6 & 7 before Wednesday, so I can have 4-5 days to read my notes (4 notebooks and the 35 pages study guide)

Please let me know if you think I have better chances this time. And if you have any special tip before the exam. Thank you, I will appreciate it! My nerves are KILLING ME!! 😩😩

Hello everybody. I came to this website looking for advises !!! I'm taking the NCLEX RN In 10 days. I failed the first time after 265 questions. This is a nightmare!! I cried a river!! My brother got married, I moved to a new house, many things happened after that sad experience.I used Kaplan, Hurst and some chapters of PDA the first time. I was scoring 50's-60 in Kaplan. This time I used the NCSBN 3 weeks, but I used only the the Bank questions at the end, I found the questions similar to the NCLEX ones, I scored on them 50%, most of them 60-80%, like 3 90% and one 100% (I almost cried lol). After that I did the Kaplan Readiness test (first time taking it) and I got 65.7%. I did the Questions Trainer 4 and I got 70.7%, I'm planning to do 5,6 & 7 before Wednesday, so I can have 4-5 days to read my notes (4 notebooks and the 35 pages study guide)

Please let me know if you think I have better chances this time. And if you have any special tip before the exam. Thank you, I will appreciate it! My nerves are KILLING ME!! 😩😩

You can use the search function to find previous threads that are very similar to your situation. You also need to review your content and find which areas are you having trouble with. Saunder's comprehensive review for the nclex rn is a great study book for the exam. Good luck.

Hello, yes I forgot to mention that I read like 80% content from Saunders, but it's a log book to read, and I realized that after all the reading it's too much information that it's impossible to read. Thank you

Do whatever you did that made you pass nursing school because that's what made you pass. People say don't study before a test but if you are like me who NEEDS to read a little something, do it! But don't cram NEW information but rather enforce old informatiom. My test was at 0800 so I knew I wouldnt have time to really look at my notes so I did it the night before while in bed.

Please finish the QTrainers! They will help endurance for your test and 5, 6, & 7 are higher level questions that is very similar to NCLEX. Im not sure if you have the whole Kaplan system but I did and there was a section called Review of Questions and did the Readiness Test video because the woman goes through each question and explains why the answer chosen is the best answer using critical thinking.

Also I literally wrote my name and RN on a paper everywhere and posted it on my ceiling (to be three the first and last thing I see and thought), all over my room, and in my bathroom. I also posted motivational quotes. While taking the test, RN is what I imagined and prayed endlessly and for each question I got. Stopped at 75 and passed! YOU CAN DO IT!

Kdoolay thank You very much for your tips, I really appreciate it!! I have one week left 😰😰 I got 61.3 on QT5 I have to do 6 today and 7 tomorrow. My test is scheduled for 2 pm because the last time I had it at 8, but I'm not a morning person.

Your practice scores look good! As long as you master your core content, you're gonna be fine on your exam. When I took my exam (March 30, 2015 at 8am), I only slept for like, 2 hrs. Haha. Learned the following day that I passed. You should get a lot of rest before your exam. Don't do what

I did. Lol. Wishing you good luck on your

exam!

Your scores ARE amazing! FEEL AMAZING! You can do it! Like I said, study like you did in Nursing School and when you are at the ultimate best! Again, GOOD LUCK!

Thank you very much to both of you. Your comments make me feel confident. I just got 65.7% in a Kaplan QBANK today. At least I'm getting more than 60% thanks God! I pray everyday, I really need to pass this time! Most of my classmates, like q 98% of them are working. I graduated last May. I feel bad because my family are paying everything for me. When I took the NCLEX the first time I had my exam at 8 am and I went to bed at 3, I couldn't sleep, my breakfast was a slice of pizza (what a big MISTAKE 😫) I had a terrible migraine, and one of my contact lenses fell out of my eye while I was reading, so I had to put it back without a mirror during the exam. I still don't know how I had the whole 265 questions. Thanks for your comments, that why I love this website

k&m_chitown CONGRATULATIONS!!! You should feel a great RELIEF!!! I Can't wait to write the RN (only those two letters) after my name!! 🙏

ahhhhhhh CONGRATULATIONS!! To God be the Glory:))

abixxy, MSN, RN

Specializes in Psych, med/surg, instructor, SNF. Has 10 years experience.

Congratulations. We must have re-tested on the same day! I found out I passed after my second NCLEX attempt yesterday. I failed with 265 the first time. Did the Hurst review and I think that's what helped me the most.

Abbixy:

I took the exam last Tuesday April 21. I ran out of time in question #233. I failed the first time with 265 questions too! I believe that I failed the first because I rushed in the last 35-40 questions l, but this time I took my time to read every question, and I passed!!!! Thanks God!!

Don't rush people!! Quality is better than Quantity!!! I used many resources: Saunders, Kaplan, Hurst, NCSBN, PDA & Lippicott's