How does the NCLEX-RN work?

If you’re at all like me, this is how you’re feeling right now just thinking about the NCLEX-RN. Unfortunately there’s a lot of misinformation out there about the NCLEX-RN, how it works, and how to pass. For sure there are a minimum of 75 and a max of 265 questions. But, how does the exam […]

Does Nursing School Prepare You to Pass the NCLEX-RN?

If you are anything like me, when looking at the process of nursing school and then having to pass the NCLEX-RN, it can be easy to wonder if nursing school really prepares to you to pass the test.  Now that I am a nurse, I can tell you that, yes, it really does – just […]

Passing NCLEX-RN Score

Unlike many of the tests you’ve taken in the past, a passing NCLEX-RN score doesn’t represent a number score like 70% or 80%.  NCLEX only reports a score as pass or fail.  So what does a “passing” score really mean? In short, a passing score means that you have met the competency requirements of a […]

RN License Requirements for New Jersey

When you are ready to apply for a nursing license it is important to be familiar with the state requirements. Each state has different requirements and fees. Planning ahead will allow you to organize the required paperwork and budget for the required expenses.   NJ RN Requirements: Step 1 Complete an accredited nursing program and then […]

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 […]

How Long Does It Take To Become a Licensed RN?

In order to be a RN in the United States, a student must first complete an accredited nursing program.  Then, students must take and pass the NCLEX-RN exam to receive a state license to practice. There are many ways to accomplish these requirements and some are faster than others.  In general, the time it takes […]

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 […]

How Much Does the NCLEX Exam Cost?

How Much Does the NCLEX Exam Cost? As you are completing your nursing education, the next step in your journey to becoming a registered nurse is taking the NCLEX exam. The NCLEX exam costs $200 which is paid to Pearson Vue at the time you register. However, when you budget your money for this next […]

How long should I study for the NCLEX-RN

You did it! You finished Nursing school and now you are ready to take the big test — but how long should you study for the NCLEX-RN? I recommended registering to take the NCLEX-RN immediately after graduating because the information is still fresh in your head. The longer you put it off the more difficult it […]

What is a Good NCLEX-RN Score?

  Unlike other standardized tests you might be familiar with, the NCLEX-RN is a pass/fail exam.  That means that the actual numerical score you get doesn’t really matter — all that matters is that you pass.  But scoring the NCLEX is more complicated than simply counting up your number of correct answers and giving you […]