Category Archives: CELBANPrep

CELBAN Writing Preparation Guide Book: Healer Master the CELBAN

New Release: September 2021

What You Will Learn:

  • Everything you need to know about the new CELBAN Writing.
  • What you need to get a high score on both Task 1 and Task 2 of CELBAN Writing.
  • Tips and topics, samples and examples, written by Internationally Educated Nurses like you.
  • How to create an endless list of topics to write about.
  • and more…

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CELBAN Speaking Preparation Guide Book: Healer Conquer the CELBAN

New Release: September 2021

What You Will Learn:

  • What to expect on the Speaking task on the CELBAN.
  • the Tips & Topics that wise nurses know so that they get the required score on CELBAN Speaking.
  • 5 CRITICAL WAYS to increase your score on CELBAN Speaking.
  • essential skills of how to practice for CELBAN Speaking.
  • and more…

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CELBAN Listening Preparation Guide Book: Healer Explore the CELBAN

New Release: September 2021

What You Will Learn:

  • What skills you must demonstrate during CELBAN Listening.
  • The Tips & Topics that wise nurses know so that they get the required score on CELBAN Listening.
  • What is slowing you down, standing in your way, or stopping you from getting the required score in listening with a Complete Self-Evaluation.
  • How to Engage in Activating Lesson Plans to build your listening skills: at home, at work and in the community.
  • The 4 SECRET WAYS to increase your score on CELBAN Listening.
  • How to overcome stress. Experience comfort. Obtain Self-Mastery.
  • and more…

Now available on Amazon

CELBAN Reading Preparation Guide Book: Healer Discover the CELBAN

New Release: September 2021

What You Will Learn:

  • Important skills you must demonstrate during CELBAN Reading.
  • Tips & Topics to get the required score and even surpass it!
  • what you need to overcome, through a Self-Evaluation to determine what is slowing you down, standing in your way, or stopping you from getting the required score.
  • Discover why WISE Internationally Educated Nurses pass the exam and others don’t.
  • Learn the SECRET WAYS to determining the grade level of what you have been reading.
  • Make WISER DECISIONS about what you are reading so that you save both time and money.
  • and more…

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NNAS: After all the documents submitted how long it takes to get the evaluation results?

Updated 2021

NNASHi Kim. How are you! I got so interested with the conversation you have on this site. My wife used to work as a nurse in Saudi Arabia and she’s already here with me in Canada. She had already her Account for NNAS and she just missing to documents wich is the identity and English proficiency. After all the documents submitted how long it takes to get the evaluation results? Can you Please give us also an idea what are the things we need to do regarding this application. E.

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๐Ÿค” How much does CELBANPrep cost?

Written 2021

Dear Friends,

COVID has changed our lives substantially. But some of the changes are good. After 10+ years of the CELBAN being delivered face to face and only in Canada with the announcement of the Computer Based Test, CELBAN CBT, in January of 2021:

  • The CELBAN is available online,
  • It is available internationally, and
  • IENS can take the CELBAN more than 3 times.

What that means is that as a service provider, CELBANPrep is changing too. As a result all of the articles on Dear Kim have to be updated. With more than 400 posts and 700 comments that is alot of content to wade through. The hope is to have the entire blog updated for Canada Day: July 1st, 2021.

(When you are reading articles on Dear Kim, look for “Updated 2021” at the top to know if the post is current and updated.)

Today I was updating Where should I start? originally posted in January 2015. So much has changed since then.

In writing that post I began answering the question, “How much does it cost?” I decided to create a new and separate post on that topic.

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CT4 THE DISILLUSIONED DREAMER โ€“ โ™ฅ There are times that I am at a point of giving up.

Updated this week

Hi Kim,

I know I have to practice more and harder. I am frustrated. I can’t get my timing [for my writing assignments] right. At some point, I lost my enthusiasm to write but I know I can’t stop and I need go on and never give up. Now, I am reflecting and asking myself on the things that I should be thankful. After some thinking and motivating, I am slowly gaining back my enthusiasm to write. You know, there are times that I am at a point of giving up. Honestly, it is true. But, I always find myself reading to yourย words of encouragement and to your articles Dear Kim. Really, those words lift my spirits up. They always remind me that the only thing I can do is to never give up. Thank you Kim, for everything.

Sincerely, A

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CT4 THE DISILLUSIONED DREAMER โ€“ โ™ฅ it feels like theres something lacking on me – sometimes feeling emptiness.

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Hi Kim!  Before im working as a Live in Caregiver and got my open work permit last December  now i’ve started working as an HCA … but got in my thoughts in everytime i am giving a care to the Residents i am glad & enjoying with them but at the same time feels like theres something lacking on me because i can’t function as what i am doing before as a Nurse. These makes me sad on the other part and sometimes feeling emptiness. Can you please what advise you can give me i am now ready for a Review at you for CELBAN.

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CT4 TRAPPED IEN โ€“ โ˜€๏ธ I took celban twice and I didn’t get expected score

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Hello Kim,

I would like to prepare for celban with you. I would like to let you know that I took celban twice and I didn’t get expected score. Very first time I was with you.

First result: L-8, R-9, W-7, S-7

Second result: L-10, R-10, W-6, S-6

Naturally, I won’t go for my third trial without your permission.  Please enroll me with you. Dosen’t matter, I will work for some extra hours. But I would pay you happily. And, I am sure that with your valuable guidence, I will definately pass this test. I am ready to work hard and also will improve my mistakes according to your guidence.

Thank you very much for your time and consideration,

Regards,

A

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CT4 THE DISILLUSIONED DREAMER โ€“ โ™ฅ I don’t have the confident, I feel that I will fail [the CELBAN]

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Hi Kim,thanks to google I was able to found you.i read a lot of your blog articles ย for dear Kim.i’m now encourage to take my celban exam.i took my ielts once last year, my score was as follows Listening-6,reading-4.5,writing 5.5,speaking-6.0.from that time I didn’t have anymore interest to take again.because I’m afraid to fail,I feel also that I would not be able to pass.i wanted to try celban last year but I keep on postponing,I don’t have the confident,I feel that I will fail,I even thought that I would not pass.now I want CELBANPrep. Hope to hear from you Best regards L..

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