NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) is, no doubt, a difficult exam.
I was fond of nursing. So, right after my school studies, I opted for the course in nursing. I had diploma in nursing but I actually wanted to get a degree in it. Therefore, I applied for the graduation at University of Calgary, one of the prestigious universities in Canada. I was happy that I had taken the right decision about my career as nursing. I wanted to work as a nurse in one of the reputed hospitals. For me, the most challenging part was not passing my graduation but passing NCLEX. Yes, you have read that aright. It was all very difficult for me to get through the exam.
Thwarting Away Exam Fear
I should confess here that I never had this exam phobia. Since my school days, I have been very confident and have been trying things with no hesitation or fear at all but I do not know why I feared a little when it came to taking NCLEX. Yes, I was trembling at the thought. What would happen if I do not get through it. Because, it was this test which would decide my fate. If you can get through the exam, you will be entitled to work as a registered nurse or if you do not you will have no authority to practice what you have learned. It was that simple.
Learning Subject Matter
The first thing that I had paid more attention to was what all I had learned during my nursing course. Yes, I revised, learned or relearned all concepts that I was little weak at. I should say that having more command over the subject is essential in order to pass this exam. If you do not have complete command over the subject, you may face difficulty in passing it.
Familiarising Oneself with NCLEX
If you are new to NCLEX if would be important to get acquainted with it. The more you know about it, the better it would be for you. It would become much easier for you to get through it. I just resorted to the official site that is ncsbn.org. I reviewed the NCLEX candidate bulletin and got myself more acquainted with the format of the test.
Enrolled For the Exam Practice Online
I knew I had to prepare for it in a more professional way. Therefore, I started looking for the option to practice online. I searched out and found some sites which were offering practice or preparation online for a fixed amount of money. I selected a couple of them and checked their presence online. That was done in order to cross verify their presence because, I wanted to enroll for the exam practice online at one of the best sites. Luckily, the service provider I had selected was up to my expectations. It helped me a lot.
Practising online also boosted up my confidence and also made me much familiar with all the difficulties that are inherent in the test. Moreover, I also learned how to tackle those difficulties.
If you are the one who is going to take the exam, I would suggest that you apply for the practice online and get your dream not getting through it fulfilled the easy way.