So I took my NCLEX today and found out I passed !! I said if I passed the first time that I would do a post to probably help others out just like other posts have helped me.
i completed the test at 76 questions. I was so nervous after it didn't shut off at 75 ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ I had:
About 35 "who do you see first"
10 or so infection control questions
& the rest were recall questions that were at the beginning of the test (only 3 med questions)
No dosage calculations
No "what order would you do this in" questions
No questions with exhibits or graphics
To study I used both Hurst & Kaplan, so I will give you my opinion about how they compare to the NCLEX. Hands down I feel like Kaplan questions were EXACTLY like NCLEX questions. I felt like Hurst questions were all content related and didn't prepare me well for the type of questions the NCLEX asks. Kaplan also gives you WAY more questions so you get a very good idea of every topic.
My vote: KAPLAN!!!
I also used that 35 page study guide for a quick review and it also helped a lot!!! I didn't get that "OMG I failed" feeling after it shut off, I felt very prepared.
Hope this helps! â˜ºï¸â˜ºï¸