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When to Start Studying for the NCLEX®

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Upon completion of nursing school, aspiring nurses must successfully pass the NCLEX exam before becoming certified clinicians. This makes the NCLEX a high-stakes exam with immense career implications. It is for this reason that students often ask the following questions: When should I start studying for the NCLEX? How much time each day should I […]

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UWorld and the NCLEX-PN® in a Pandemic

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A graduate of the Practical Nursing Program at Marion Technical College survives nursing school and preparing for the NCLEX in the midst of a pandemic.

Surviving nursing school and preparing for the NCLEX® are both tall tasks in their own right, but, in the midst of a pandemic, their difficulty grows exponentially. This is why we love stories like this one from Megan Nardino, a recent graduate of the Practical Nursing Program at Marion Technical College.

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Interesting Trivia About the NCLEX-RN® Exam

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When it comes to the NCLEX-RN exam, there is some common knowledge most students and educators already know. For example, you know it’s a Computer Adaptive Examination, you know that it’s a grueling test that can take up to six hours to complete, and you certainly know that you have to pass the exam to gain licensure and begin practicing.