The recession is not close to being over at all. I am really concerned about how the job market will be in 2012 when I graduate. However, if there are no nursing jobs, there won't be any other jobs either. If nursing is what you really want to do, go for it. This whole recession did make an impact on one of my decisions. I was initially going to try to do a Master's Entry or Accelerated BSN program to become an RN, but those programs are very expensive. I have decided to start with the ADN at a community college and take it from there. Because of the uncertainty with the job market, I do not want to be stuck with a huge loan and have a hard time finding a job.