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What do you think of ATI testing?

Specializes in Psych.

Anyone attend a school where ATI testing is used? What are your thoughts? Did it help you prepare for the NCLEX? Our school has changed curriculum, there is an "old" group and a "new" group. The new group had to pay for ATI. The old group, my group, paid a much smaller fee to access a more limited resoures. We can access the manuals online and we have access to the assessment test. I just want to know what your thoughts are about this resource and if it was helpful for you. Thanks!


Specializes in Acute Care of the Elderly.

We use the ATI materials and I really can not say that it helps at all on any of the tests I have taken:twocents: I do well with the material from our textbooks. I have heard that they are a good predictor on if a person will pass the NCLEX but I don't know.


Specializes in Med/Surg n ICU.

it sound like u go to my school... My prof. said if you read the books and watch the video's we should be successful on ATI... That lady on ATI trip me out!! how she turn her head...:lol2: Is she a nurse? and you can tell she is reading from a teleprompter..lol:yawn:


Specializes in Critical Care.

UGH... The ATI is ok but way overpriced for the product. The books basically give you in a nutshell what the textbooks do so it is a great review but at this point it's just ok.

This semester we had to pay $120 and the remaining 3 semesters we have to pay $83 each semester for the materials.

At first I hated the ATI, but now that I know much more it seems to help out when I'm studying for an upcoming test. I also use the books as they tend to hit the "important" stuff, so when I'm studying via textbooks I refer to the ATI books as well.


Specializes in I live for the ER..

Same here! I really hated ATI and thought it was a complete waste of time. I thought it made the teachers feel better about themselves mostly because if there were low scores on the proctored tests, my school just made us turn in a non proctored with a passing score. There was no remediation....drove me nuts.

But! now we're taking the 3 hour predictor and it shows the strengths and weaknesses that you have... it's great. the downside.... it's 3 hours!! but it's good to see where you stand.

I always hate when everyone is finished and dying to know everyone else's score.

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