Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

Take This Career Quiz and Find Out!

Updated November 10, 2016

6. Which image looks like you when you're in a stressful situation?

7. How often can you work nights, weekends and holiday?

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10. What is the lowest compensation that would be acceptable to you?

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Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

You got: Don't Become a LPN

I got Don't Become a LPN. Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?
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This quiz was meant to help you decide whether to become an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). Your answers indicate you don’t have the necessary soft skills, educational aspirations and salary requirements for this occupation.

LPNs must be compassionate, detail-oriented and able to handle stress. They need outstanding interpersonal and speaking skills. They must be physically strong and have the stamina to spend many hours standing. Anyone who aspires to be an LPN should be ready to work nights, weekends and holidays.

To work in this occupation, one must complete a year-long training program. The median annual earnings are $43,170.

Search for an occupation that makes good use of your strengths. It should also have requirements you are willing to fulfill and a salary you think is sufficient.

Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

You got: LPN Isn't a Good Career Choice

I got LPN Isn't a Good Career Choice. Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?
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You took this quiz to help you find out if you should become an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). According to your answers, you should not. You probably won’t like working in this field nor will you succeed in it. You are missing many of the soft skills you would need, may not be willing to fulfill the educational requirements, and may not find the salary acceptable.

LPNs need compassion, physical strength, and stamina, and the ability to handle stress. They must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal and speaking skills. Anyone who wants to be an LPN should be ready to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

One must complete a year-long training program to work in this occupation. The median annual salary is $43,170.

Look for a career that makes good use of your soft skills, and has requirements you want to fulfill and a salary with which you are happy.

Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

You got: You Might Make a Good LPN

I got You Might Make a Good LPN. Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?
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This quiz considered your soft skills, educational aspirations, and salary to find out if you would succeed at and enjoy being an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). Your answers indicate this career is a good match for you, but not a perfect one. You may have to make some changes to make it a better fit.

LPNs must be compassionate with excellent interpersonal and speaking skills. They need physical strength and the stamina to be on their feet for many hours at a time. They must be detail-oriented and able to handle stress. If you want to be an LPN, you must be ready to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

You will have to complete a year-long training program to prepare for this occupation. Expect a median annual salary of $43,170.

Don’t commit to this career until you learn more it. Read job descriptions and conduct informational interviews.

Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?

You got: You Were Born to Be a LPN

I got You Were Born to Be a LPN. Should You Become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)?
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This quiz was meant to help you decide if you have what it takes to be an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse). It looks like you do!  Based on your answers, you possess the soft skills, educational aspirations and salary requirements you will need.

LPNs need compassion, excellent interpersonal, and speaking skills, and the ability to handle stress. They must be detail oriented, physically strong and have the stamina to be on their feet for extended periods. You should be ready to work nights, weekends and holidays.

To become an LPN, you will have to complete a year-long training program. You can expect to earn a median annual salary of $43,170.

While this career seems perfectly suitable for you, it is important to learn everything you can about it before moving forward. Look at job descriptions and conduct informational interviews.

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