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Category: NCLEX-RN Basics

Kiley

Differences between the NCLEX RN and PN tests

Do you need to take the NCLEX RN or PN? Do you know what the differences between the two are and why it matters? RN and LPN are both nursing license that practice in healthcare settings. They have similar scopes of practices but there are some differences. The LPN focuses more on bedside care and is […]

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Michelle

Testing Accommodations for the NCLEX-RN Exam

Requesting Testing Accommodations If you have been receiving accommodations through out your training in nursing school then you will need to apply for testing accommodations for the NCLEX-RN exam. Examples of accommodations are longer testing time, a reader, separate testing location, frequent breaks or timing or scheduling exam at a specific time of the day. […]

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Chris

My NCLEX-RN Experience: 4 Take-Aways

I wanted to take a moment to share with you all my NCLEX-RN experience. Like many, I experienced the full range of emotions from bewilderment, to feeling ‘ok’, and back to despair throughout the exam. It was tough. Truthfully I never want to do it again. But I learned from valuable insights that I wanted […]

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Stephanie

What Do You Do When You Get Cold Feet Before Taking the NCLEX-RN?

Congratulations! You have successfully completed nursing school.  You managed all that reading and all those care plans and made it out the other side. And then, PANIC!  Your inner voice just won’t give you peace.  You just keep thinking, “All that work means nothing if I can’t pass the NCLEX-RN. This is all a terrible […]

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Chris

How to Study for the NCLEX-RN in One Month

So, you’re one month out…. Deep breathing, meditation, yoga, and a glasses of fine wine – it’s time to clear the way ahead, work on the zen, and dig in. How do you go about it? So glad you asked. You ready to beast this thing?! Here’s the one month study gameplan. Let’s break it […]

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Stephanie

How Hard Is the NCLEX-RN?

After all the time and energy you’ve dedicated to nursing school, it would be surprising if you weren’t wondering just how hard the NCLEX-RN is. It isn’t designed as an easy test, that’s for sure! But, that doesn’t mean that all students will find it to be a hard exam. I think the more important […]

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Michelle

Requirements to take the NCLEX-RN Exam

The NCLEX-RN is an exam which a nurse completes to demonstrate competency as a registered nurse. Unlike other tests, you actually have to apply to take the NCLEX-RN — not everyone is allowed to register.  While each state board of nursing has its own requirements, here are some of the common themes when it comes […]

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Kiley

Last Minute NCLEX RN tips

You have been studying hard for the NCLEX RN and the day of your exam has finally arrived. You have graduated from nursing school and you are ready to officially become and RN but first you have to pass the NCLEX RN. Exam day is definitely exciting but it also comes with anxiety. Your mind […]

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Kiley

How much math is on the NCLEX RN

While you do not need to be a math whiz to pass the NCLEX RN and work as a nurse, you do need to have solid math skills. The number of math questions on your test will vary just like the number of questions you have to answer. I have never heard of anyone getting […]

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Stephanie

5 Strategies for Passing The NCLEX-RN

Preparing for your NCLEX-RN exam can be a stressful time! It might seem that preparing for the test can be even more overwhelming than the test itself. Take a review class? Study for weeks? Study for months?  Not to fear.  In this blog, we will take a look at 5 strategies for passing the NCLEX-RN […]

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