Date Re-published: April 10, 2018
As a nursing student you can thank that National Council of State Boards of Nursing, NCSBN, for the NCLEX exam. While this organization is known amongst nursing students for administering one tough exam, they also provide many helpful resources you will want to explore before test day – trust us. Check out one dozen of their must-read resources below.
Related Read: 6 Frequently Asked Questions About The NCLEX Exam
NCSBN and NCLEX Basics
Not quite ready to take the NCLEX? That doesn’t mean you should delay familiarizing yourself with the exam. We’ve identified a few resources that make a great place to start no matter where you are at in your nursing school journey.
- What Is the NCSBN?
- How the NCLEX Works
- What Is Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT)?
- Annual NCLEX Pass Rates
- Annual NCLEX Fact Sheets
- What The Exam Looks Like
- Current NCLEX Test Plans
Registering and Preparing for the NCLEX aka Getting it Done
Hopefully, you will have the opportunity to see and answer NCLEX-style questions throughout your time in nursing school, but it is during your final year and semester of school that you will begin to focus on NCLEX preparation in earnest. Here are a few things you should know before test day.
- How to Register for the NCLEX
- Eligibility for Taking the Exam
- Tips for before the Exam
- Tips for Exam Day
- Info for after the Exam
It’s probably safe to say that this will be the biggest exam of your life. One tip? Consider investing in a prep service to help get you NCLEX ready. You’ve learned so much and come so far, you owe it to yourself to concentrate your attention and focus on doing your best.
Looking for more resources to help you navigate nursing school? We’ve got you covered. Follow ATI Nursing Education on Facebook for NCLEX questions, helpful articles, and more.