marks of practice exam

  1. How much should one get in your practice exam at least to pass the real exam? I just did the con1-2 form A, only got 42% and 53%. I don't know if I analyze the questions again and read the keypoints again from the textbook, I can get improvment in form B.

    How simialr is it with the real exam? What's your results in the practice exam? Can anyone share your experience?
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  3. by   anticoagulationurse
    Excelsior will tell you you should get 80% or more on the practice exams before you're ready for the real thing. Persoanlly the highest I ever got on either form A or form B was 79% and the lowest I think was 59% and I got A's and two B's. So...

    There's a viewer that lets you compare how you did on the practice exam compared to others who have taken it. It lists the mean % along with yours. Even though my scores seemed pretty low, I was in the 89% percentile or thereabouts. I don't know what that means or translates but I always did better on the real exam than the practice. You will only know when you study and then take the second form B of the practice exam and then see what you get on the real one. Good luck!
  4. by   EricJRN
    If I were you, I would not rush to schedule the exams. Take your time and make sure you prepare adequately. My scores on the real exam were always better than the practice exam, but I would not feel comfortable yet with the scores that you are describing.
  5. by   firepilot17
    2 weeks ago I took NC1 where I scored a 77%. Practice test A I also got a 77%, practice test B, 82%. So, they are pretty accurate to what you will do on the real thing.

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