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A resource guide for occupational or educational test preparation


The NCLEX, or the National Council Licensure Examination, is an exam used for nursing licensure in the U.S. and in Canada. It is administered once a student completes nursing school to obtain a nursing license.

The NCLEX-RN is given for registered nurses and the NCLEX-PN for practical or vocational nurses.

Board Vitals Practice Tests

BoardVitals helps you prepare to pass the NCLEX RN® and NCLEX-PN® exams so you can begin your career. Gain access to thousands of board review practice questions - with detailed explanations for both correct and incorrect responses - to help you study and focus your work on areas you have difficulty with. Take timed practice tests to learn what to expect on exam day and get used to the formats of the exams. Using BoardVitals will help you make the most of your time studying for these crucial exams.

Before you can get started, you must create your own account in BoardVitals with your Berkeley email address, using this link:

If you already registered for it, use this link to get to the practice questions:

You can also find BoardVitals on the Databases A-Z list.

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