How many of us are 25 - 35 yrs. old? - page 7

I'm just curious....most of the nursing students in my courses are about my age....29 give or take a few years...lol....but I was told that the daytime students are a lot younger. Fatima "RN... Read More

  1. by   Carolann724
    I'm 30 (I'll be 31 in July). I'm going for my ADN, and I will be done in Dec. 2004, so I will be 33-1/2 when I'm done!!

    Carol.
  2. by   huggietoes
    I turned 25 this December and am graduating in May, YEAH!!!!!. Only 3 more Peds clinicals, 5 more Maternity clinicals, and exam, a final, 2 lab CEs and a ton of stress to go.
  3. by   Jvilleredhead
    I am 30, in a large LPN class....out of 65 that originally started, there were only about 4 out of high school. I think the "non-traditional" student (us old folks!) are quickly becoming the norm.

    I personally feel that I am a much better student now than I was when I originally starting college at 18, even being a single mom with 2 young kids. Most of us older students are more dedicated.

    Good luck to you!.
  4. by   fnimat1
    Congratulations Huggietoes!!!.....I know that you are soooo excited about graduating!!!! :roll


    Fatima
    "RNn 2B in 2004"
  5. by   fnimat1
    Jvilleredhead,
    I totally agree......there are only 2 nursing students that are straight out of HS in my evening classes. The rest of the students are my age (29) give or take a few years. I agree about being dedicated. I have given so much time to my family, and don't get me wrong I'll continue to give...but I have to dedicated more to time to developing me.... \


    Fatima
    "RN 2B in 2004"
  6. by   fnimat1
    Hi all,
    I'm going to be taking my Nurse's Entrance Exam at my college next month. I am very nervous. I know I have to do extremely well in order to get accepted. For those of you that have taken the test already...what was on your exam??...math???...reading?


    Fatima
    "RN 2B in 2004"
  7. by   maire
    Hrm...my entrance exam was from the Psych Corp...had 5 sections...Verbal, Numerical, Life Sciences (biology), Physical Sciences (chemistry), and Reading Skills. I scored 97 or better in all categories except physical sciences (Got a 77 I think - I really suck at chemistry :stone ) and I am by no means a genius. It was like taking the SATs back in high school. lol I wouldn't sweat it if I were you.
  8. by   BigC
    Hi ya'll......Im <cough> turning 36 this month and am finishing up in december.........mom of 5....and single.......don't ask cuz I don't know right now.....Gl to us all.
  9. by   Beach_RN
    ok....So I will be 35 this June.... I'm still in the 25-35 section....Yipee! Just starting my pre-req's this June..... If all goes as planned I will be 39 by the time I graduate.....Totally nervous about this new journey I am going to begin....as well as very excited. Love this site... I am so glad I stumbled across it. I am sure I will visiting every chance I get!

    Brenda
  10. by   chicagonurse
    I'll be 31 when I graduate next month. The youngest student in my class is 22 and the oldest is around 50(I have to guess because he won't tell me). The vast majority of the other students are between 25 to 35.
  11. by   rnoflabor2000
    I was 32 when I started school. I had to do it during the day, that is all they had. But rest assured, many in my class were older.
  12. by   chye_hong
    Hi
    I am turning 26 this year, most of my diploma course classmates are between 18 to 21. would be graduating end of next year!
  13. by   rnoflabor2000
    Chye Hong
    Are your teenagers more advanced for their age in Singapore? There wasn't one person under the age of 23 in our class. We had very many student who took Nursing as their 2nd or 3rd degrees or professions.

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