How to Prepare for CGFNS?

14 May 2018

What is CGFNS?

Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools, which is more commonly abbreviated as CGFNS, is one of the tough competitive exams in its category. The candidate who appears for this test will be assessed in the category of health care and nursing. It is a compulsory test for all those who have a wish to pursue with nursing as a career in any part of United States.  This test also helps the candidates to judge themselves, whether they have the probability in appearing for NCLEX-RN, which is considered as a registered exam in United States for Nursing career. In order to become a candidate for appearing the CGFNS competitive test some of the criteria you need to pass through are:

  • Good scholastic performance round the year in high school
  • Clearing the process for licensing

Some tips that you can use for preparing Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools are as follows:

Understand the weaker areas:This is one of the foremost works of yours while starting for preparation of the CGFNS exam. You may be lagging behind in some of the specialized parts of the exam, so make a note of it and then practice it again and again.

Time management:Proper time management is very essential while preparing for a competitive test. If you are presently doing a job and not getting enough time, thinking of sorting it up at the last hour, then it won't help you. You need to be in that study material every day so that all the materials get easily absorbed in you.

Go through sample test papers:There is no other way to boost your moral esteem than solving sample test papers. They are a guide for you to harness your skills in practicing for the competitive test. While practicing the sample test papers, try to make a good evaluation of the time you are spending on each questions and how much time you are keeping for revisions. 

Read as much as you can: You need to have a detailed study about your particular category. So whenever you get a free time, devote time in reading journals, articles, blogs and magazine stuffs to enhance and polish in the areas of concern.

A Few Essential Suggestions

Make sure that you are accustomed to the pattern of the questions. Before the start of preparation, when you have set your goal to take the test, go to the CGFNS’s official guide for study. You will get this as a PDF file. The candidates must not wait until the eleventh hour, to be assured that they are confirmed candidates to appear for the test. The admit cards for the exams are dispatched two months before the date of the prior exam. Waiting so long to get a confirmation will mean wasting your time for no reason at all. It is best to have a clear reasoning in whatever you study rather than a complete mug up. Always eat healthy food and take good rest while preparing for the exam.

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