Took NCLEX today! 6/8/15

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Specializes in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Has 7 years experience.

This is my obligatory NCLEX post.

I went in cool as a cucumber. I left with a very real risk of heart failure. At one point I closed my eyes and focused on some abdominal breathing just like I reviewed in one of my practice questions...

Here's some info: I graduated from a 2.5 year BSN program on 5/18. I received my ATT on 5/26. I heeded the advice of almost all of my coworkers and scheduled the soonest available date which left me 2 weeks to study.

Throughout school I did many questions on Evolve's Adaptive Quizzing and studied out of the HESI NCLEX Review book for all of the HESI exams I took. After school, I took a Hurst live review and I don't regret it. It definitely filled in a few content gaps I had, and I appreciated the test strategies. I made an average of 89/125 or 71% on the Q Reviews (which looked very much like the real test).

My test cut off at 75 at a little less than an hour. It had at least two meds that I didn't know and couldn't figure out based on pre/suffixes. It had no dosage calculations (which I would have rocked). 10-15 SATA. Lots of prioritization. A couple of disorders that I've never heard of.

My state's BON is usually very fast with posting licenses very quickly, often the same day for the morning testers. Since I took min in the afternoon, I hope it shows up tomorrow.

NGYSUN, BSN, MSN, RN

Specializes in ER, Med Surg, Ob/Gyn, Clinical teaching. Has 10 years experience. 179 Posts

All the best.. hopefully you'll hear good news!! Don't forget to just breathe..... ;)

NICUmiiki, DNP, NP

Specializes in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Has 7 years experience. 1,770 Posts

Thanks!

Well It's official. My license posted in a little less than 24 hours.

KStudentNurse70

195 Posts

Congratulations!!! 🎉👍🏻😊

seasidesoul

200 Posts

YAYYYYY! So happy for you! What state are you in? I have no idea how quickly my state posts, but I do know that we're able to do the 48 hour quick results.

NICUmiiki, DNP, NP

Specializes in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Has 7 years experience. 1,770 Posts

Louisiana

NurseBaddieRN

133 Posts

Yayyyy,congrats!!!!! I take mine at 8am,and I'm as ready as I will be:)

NGYSUN, BSN, MSN, RN

Specializes in ER, Med Surg, Ob/Gyn, Clinical teaching. Has 10 years experience. 179 Posts

Good for you then!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! :up:

bonniekate89

Specializes in Labor and Delivery, Midwifery. Has 3 years experience. 21 Posts

Congrats!!!! I take mine in a few weeks. Terrified. But Oh so ready to have it over with!!

ms.higgins93

110 Posts

This is my obligatory NCLEX post.

I went in cool as a cucumber. I left with a very real risk of heart failure. At one point I closed my eyes and focused on some abdominal breathing just like I reviewed in one of my practice questions...

Here's some info: I graduated from a 2.5 year BSN program on 5/18. I received my ATT on 5/26. I heeded the advice of almost all of my coworkers and scheduled the soonest available date which left me 2 weeks to study.

Throughout school I did many questions on Evolve's Adaptive Quizzing and studied out of the HESI NCLEX Review book for all of the HESI exams I took. After school, I took a Hurst live review and I don't regret it. It definitely filled in a few content gaps I had, and I appreciated the test strategies. I made an average of 89/125 or 71% on the Q Reviews (which looked very much like the real test).

My test cut off at 75 at a little less than an hour. It had at least two meds that I didn't know and couldn't figure out based on pre/suffixes. It had no dosage calculations (which I would have rocked). 10-15 SATA. Lots of prioritization. A couple of disorders that I've never heard of.

My state's BON is usually very fast with posting licenses very quickly, often the same day for the morning testers. Since I took min in the afternoon, I hope it shows up tomorrow.

Congrats to you lady. I found you on someone else post and was reading your comment. I find us thinking alike in some matters I wish you the best!!!!!