Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students. - page 122

: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   felixfelix
    Hi all nurses. (no pun intended) My name is Tom and I'm starting an ADN program next month. At 48, I'm semi-retired and wanted to do something that might do some good in the world instead of just being selfish. Now that I have enough dead presidents to take care of myself, I can concentrate on something useful. I'm looking forward to going to school, but not looking forward to having to attempt to readjust some bad attitudes if I'm being treated badly by other staff or admin., as quite a few folks on this forum have mentioned...maybe I'll end up as an organizer with the nurses union or something, if I graduate and pass the NCLEX...one day at a time . This is a great site, and I've already found a lot of inspiration here. Peace.
    :hatparty:
  2. by   Messink
    Hello guys. I'm a 1st year nursing student from the Netherlands.
    I started nursing school in september. I'm studying nursing at level 5, I don't know it's US equivalent but here in the Netherlands, level 5 is the highest level of nursing education.

    I went to nursing school straight from high school and I've absolutely loved the last two months. I certainly made the right choice.

    I'm 18 years old and I live in Leiden. Apart from going to nursing school I also went to live on my own. Found a nice room here in Leiden and have had the time of my life ever since.

    Bye, Michiel Messink
  3. by   lizziebeth157
    Hi all! I'm Liz, a 20 year old nursing student. I'm just finishing up my first semester of actual nursing classes (after two years of prereqs and gen eds). Finals are next week Just found this site the other day and so far I love it
  4. by   PAROPPY
    Hi everyone I'm Arienne, 20 y/o, finishing up my first semester of nursing school and pharmacology class. Finals are next week and I am so nervous. We have a snow day today on the last day of classes so we really didn't get to review. So far I love this sight. There ae so many funny stories and helpful hints. Hope to reply to more threads and maybe post some of my own.
  5. by   vollmermc
    Hello everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself. I am from Lansing, Michigan and have 2 kids and a wonderful husband. I got accepted into the nursing program twice and had to decline because of medical problems. I am good now, and plan to apply in May of 2006. Hope to start the program in Sept. Off the topic: how do I hyperlink websites to share with other members. I am not good with computers! Thanks in advance.
    Michelle
  6. by   junjun1282
    Hi. My name is Jun Jun, 23. I will be taking my last ADN program final next Tuesday (12/13/05). New to this website and still exploring.
  7. by   bbook
    Hello,

    My name is Blair, I have been accepted to a BSN program starting next semester. I am 32, work full time at Verizon, and have a wife and daughter. Spent five years in the Navy as a Corpsman, Search and Rescue Medical Technician, and EMT-B. Needless to say I am nervous as heck, but this forum looks great. Nice to meet everyone!
  8. by   beepeadoo
    Hi my name is Brian, I've been admitted to the University of Louisville (Go Cards! ) in January for pre-reqs and will start the accelerated Second Degree nursing program in May 07, done August 08. Shew! I was thinking it was nuts to be starting a new career at 40, but after poking around here a bit I see that ain't nuthin! You guys who are like... uh... fifty? You're NUTS!

    This is my second degree, my first being a BA in Fine Art/Graphic Design. I've been working in design for about sixteen years and needed a change and decided to go ahead and take the leap into what people have been telling me for years I should be doing.

    Special thanks to D for the very supportive and loving encouragement to go for it! You da most!
  9. by   heathercna
    hi i am heather mother of 5 ages 13,11,8,4,4 and a wife. I am going to be going be going to school once we get to florida in a month to be an lpn. I am currently a cna , the bottom of the pole lol, but slowly i will climb. I want to work one day in the maternity ward.
  10. by   studentnursejo69
    hello all fellow student nurses,
    My name is jo and i have just found this site, just wanted to say hello to everyone. I am a first year degree nursing student, studying in Leeds university, England. hope you all dont mind an english student joining you.
    love jo x:hatparty:
  11. by   english_rose
    hi everyone!
    [color=#708090]my name is luci and i'm an english first year student 3rd trimester ...my user name not so original lol..i'm from wirral which is close to the city of liverpool and i study at chester uni... like jo i hope you dont mind me joining in i've just come across this site while searching for something else and it's quite good ! xoxo
  12. by   kattben
    Quote from love-a-nurse
    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, a daughter 15, and a son 13. i am an lpn of nearly 11 years, and i am in my first semester of a five semester rn program.

    care to share?

    hi
    i am katt, i am 29 and have 2 boys that are 5 and 7. i just finished my 3rd semester, and am getting ready to start my final semester. i am so excited, yet nervous about entering the nursing field.
  13. by   jazzyrn2b
    Hello All!!!:hatparty: You can call me JazzyRN. I have just completed my first semester of a four semester program. I am actually excited about the road ahead (now that classes are over). Anyway I will be posting from time to tiem.

    Mother of three 2 boys ages 8 and 5 and 1 girl 6 months

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