The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is the last major hurdle nurses face before they can apply for licensure. Even for the most confident students, the exam can be nerve-wracking.
Recent and upcoming graduates of nursing programs have had an especially hard time due to extra stressors they experienced during the pandemic.
"There are more candidates receiving a repeat invitation in the past year than in previous years," says Maria Flores-Harris, executive director of nursing at Kaplan, an education and test-prep company.
We talked to Flores-Harris and two recently licensed nurses to find out their top tips and tricks topassing the NCLEXthis year.