Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students. - page 116

:wavey: everyone! how about a thread that will allow us to introduce ourselves to those who are new and the new students can do the same. i am stephany, 42, mother of 3 children, a son 22,... Read More

  1. by   TraumamamaRN
    Quote from msjt79
    Hi my name is Jatonna
    I am a single mother of 2 children under the age of 4 and I was going to nursing school and had to leave . but i am making plans to start back for january . just looking for tips to get financial and emotional assistance .
    :imbar

    Jatonna,

    Don't give up on your dreams. "If you can dream it begin it" Goethe Although you have already began, there is always a way to finish. Before you know it you will be an RN and you and your kids will be very proud of your accomplishment. Stay strong. Keep posting.

    neller
  2. by   Couch30
    Hi. My name is Janice. I am 30, married, and the mother of three. I started nursing school this August. I am feeling a little overwhelmed by it all, but know the effort is going to pay off in the end.
  3. by   kayel
    Quote from neller
    Kayel,
    Nice to meet you "fellow October person". I am going through a ADN program and hope to transfer to Washington State Univ. to complete the BSN. Well see, after I start working I don't know if I will feel like continuing on. Are you in school still or are you a real "RN" now?

    Danielle (neller)
    Nope, I'm brand new in pre-nursing! I have my B.Ed. degree from 20 years ago (ugh LOL) and am now working towards a BN. Sounds like you're on the right track! Have fun when you start class next (next) week!!! Hope to talk to you again soon.
  4. by   kayel
    Quote from Couch30
    Hi. My name is Janice. I am 30, married, and the mother of three. I started nursing school this August. I am feeling a little overwhelmed by it all, but know the effort is going to pay off in the end.
    Hi, Janice!! I know you will find a lot of good resources on this board and likely a few friends to boot!! Welcome to the forums!
  5. by   kayel
    Quote from Angeljoy
    Wow, this post goes back a long time!

    I'm Amy. I am 27, got married Oct. 2004, and we are waiting to have kids til i'm done with school. I just started an accelerated associate degree rn program. It's for people who already have a bachelors in something else, mine is psych. We go to school on tues and thurs nights and have clinicals on the weekend. I'm done in May and i cant wait. I am really nervous about school.

    I found this website and thought it would be helpful and fun!
    Hey, Amy! Welcome to the boards!! It sounds like you've got a unique schedule but I'm sure you can do it!! Are you working during the days? That's awesome! I have psych in common with you, although I don't remember all that much of it .. I minored in psych (strangely enough with a B.Ed., long story LOL). Take care!
  6. by   Angeljoy
    Quote from neller
    WOW,
    Sound like a great program. How long is it? Where is it? Sorry about the twenty questions, but I that is new to me. Also, congrats on your marriage :hatparty:

    Good LUCK

    Hi neller,
    I go to Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, PA, just outside Philadelphia. It's a small junior college. It takes 1 year to get your RN (associate degree), May 2005 to May 2006. The first class just graduated this past May. We have school on Tues and Thurs from 5pm to 10pm, and clinicals on sat and sun from 7am to 3pm. You have to already have a bachelors, which counts for the electives and sciences. So we just have to take the nursing classes. It's tough and i am very nervous, but i think i can do it. It's so exciting to know that i have less than 1 year left until i'm a real nurse

    -Amy :angel2:
  7. by   Dublin37
    hey i haven't been around for a very very long time. i was wondering if any of the older "waiters" (you know waiting around for their letters! ) anyway i just got some good news the other day when i updated my rn app. for the spring semester. she said i almost got in this fall, but that it "looks real good" for the spring!! i am so used to them giving me the "sorry, but you'll have to wait some more...!" so at the very least i was told that i would be an alternate, which almost always get added.

    so i am tickled and thought i'd share it here, since i have always gotten so much support here.

    heather (dublin37)
  8. by   kayel
    Quote from dublin37
    anyway i just got some good news the other day when i updated my rn app. for the spring semester. she said i almost got in this fall, but that it "looks real good" for the spring!! i am so used to them giving me the "sorry, but you'll have to wait some more...!" so at the very least i was told that i would be an alternate, which almost always get added.
    that's awesome!!! i will keep my fingers crossed for you! it really sounds promising!
  9. by   trey168
    Hi Everyone!!! My name is Tracy, 27, marrued, and mom of three boys 11, 4, and 2. Working my way through some classes, but getting a transfer of some credits also to break down this long wait. Will know by December if I made it into nursing school!!!
  10. by   jamiejo05
    Hi my name Jamie and I am in my 1st year of nursing school. Im a little worried...is anyone else?
  11. by   shock-me-sane
    hi! I'm jen, i am 26 and just starting a 3 year BSN program in california. i am double majoring in psych. i am really excited about the program and scared to death as well
  12. by   saucysosyRN2B
    Hi! My name is Sonja. I am 27 years old. I just got married in October 2004! I have been waiting to get into nursing school for two years now. I took my entrance exam a few weeks ago, and I just found out that I got in!!! I am starting my first set of classes in two weeks. I am excited and freaking out all at the same time. How am I going to do this!? How am I going to afford this? I didn't think I would be starting this soon. Ahh!!!!!! :Melody:
  13. by   PsychRNMsz
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    hi everyone, i am christa - 1st semester of 5 in an adn-rn program. mom to a wild 4 y/o girl was married but well things happen.

    i am excited about starting my program, but i am scared out of my mind also. they are going to let me stick people with needles!!!

    i love this web site it has been very entertaining and helpful.

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