The NCLEX is one of the most stressful standardized exams around. While the ACT, SAT, GRE, or GMAT are extremely important exams that heavily influence one’s chances of admission to college or graduate school, they are one of many factors that are considered in the admissions process. The NCLEX is different. It functions as a true gatekeeper. If you don’t pass, there are no other factors that can help you move forward with your career as a nurse. Being a nurse requires passing the NCLEX. Failure means you must take a deep breath, return to your studies, and try again at some point soon. This is, of course, a stressful proposition that all future nurses would like to avoid.Read More
NCLEX & Nursing School
If you’re gearing up for your NCLEX-RN, you’re probably buried in cumbersome books, coffee-stained notebooks and disorganized thought. A great way to test where you are and where you should focus your study efforts is by using practice questions.
What to expect on your NCLEX-RN
The NCLEX-RN lasts for one day and you will face between 75-265 multiple choice questions. These may also include multiple response, fill-in-the-blank, and hot spot questions.
The NCLEX-RN is administered on a computer using CAT (Computer Adaptive Testing). This means that an individual will be offered more questions depending on how consistently the examinee can answer the questions correctly, with the attempt to provide a more valid and reliable measurement of competence.Read More
Passing the NCLEX is vital to your nursing career. How do you know if you are prepared to answer these complex questions so you can get on with your nursing career? There are several things to keep in mind. Let’s check to see if you are ready to test.Read More
Passing the NCLEX is your last step towards becoming a nurse. For some students, it’s an easy task that comes naturally, while others struggle to “crack” what can be a very tricky test. There are two major reasons why passing the NCLEX can be tricky, and why people often turn to NCLEX prep classes or NCLEX tutors to help them pass: