Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students. - page 164

: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   College_Mom2006
    Hi Marianne,
    Yes, I am taking online nursing courses. I would be happy to help you if I can. Do you use MSN messenger or Yahoo? You can find me under missdebud@yahoo.com
    Dawn
  2. by   Mommyto3NursetoBe
    Hi!! My name is Heather and I am just beginning nursing school this fall!! YEAH!! It has been an uphill road to get in and I am so excited! I have been married for almost eleven years and have three amazing children! I am beginning the RN program at Aquinas college in August! So I will graduate in '09, WOO HOO!! I can't wait to get to know all of you better, I am so thankful to have found this website, it has already helped so much!! Good luck to all of you, I know we can do it! God bless!!

    Heather
    :caduceus:
  3. by   megykilo
    I'm Megan, 19, married to the USCG, starting the Associate Degree Nursing program this September. I will graduate in 2009 and am taking co-requisite courses for the University I plan on attending for my RN-BSN online program.
  4. by   jlsst7
    Hi all!
    My name is Jessica and I have 4 kids ages 2, 5, 6, and 10. I will be starting level 3 of a 2 year ASN program in central PA. I will graduate in May of '08. It's been quite a ride!
  5. by   Cherise07
    Hi! I am new to the site. I am currently in school for my BSN ( have ADN). I have 2 dogs and 2 rabbits and am married. I am taking one class at a time and working FT on peds unit. I am a little overwhelmed at times with the work and especially learning everything about computers (I've been out of school 13 yrs) but overall it is exciting to be learning new things again.
    Cherise07
  6. by   embradsmom
    Hi am on this site alot but wanted to introduce myself. I am Lisa and I will be starting the nursing program in august. I am a little scared and excited at the same time. I am a stay at home mom, I live in Maryland and will attend ccbc essex night weekend program. Looking forward to meeting people on this forum. Lisa
  7. by   Cherise07
    Nice to meet you. I don't have kids, so I give the people with them a lot of credit for going back. Are you also doing the RN to BSN? I still feel very "green" at times, especially taking exams and doing papers online. The younger students are way better at that than I am. I am learning new things everyday and have gained more computer skills than I ever thought I'd have. Right now I am taking a 6wk summer course Nursing Research which to be honest is not very exciting so far. Nice meeting you!
  8. by   leen55
    Hi! I'm Kathleen, 51 yr. old mother of three kids in college and was accepted into the LPN program! I'm scared senseless, but thrilled at the same time!
  9. by   missthang43
    Hi I'm Sandra I am currently a 51 year old travel agent. I wanted to go back to school about 3 years ago but because of kids, (single parent) work, and debt, I had to put my goals aside. Now I have just completed my FIRst pre-nursign class with 4 years to go. My kids are all grown up now with my youngest 14 year old still at home. I am SO Nervous about this new adventure that I have. I researched different options for years, and nursing seems to fit my needs and wants totally. My future goal is to somehow mix travel in with my nursing degree. i am aware that I can do alot with nursing such as working for major Movie lots ( I worked at WB for 7 years, and several places within the travel industry such as cruise lines and resorts. I am just anxious to get this ball rolling because I am aware that it does not matter how much education you have it's nothing without that experience, at least 5 plus years.......so is there anyone else out there that decided to make a career change after 50? I still look to be in my early 40's but that does not make me feel any less worried..............

    Question of the day!!!! Is there life for a 51 year old nursing student ?
  10. by   livesay
    HI all, So glad to be here! I am Sherry, married for almost 16 years, and have a 15 yo daughter, and a 17yo son. I will be starting the ADN nursing program at Dabney S Lancaster in Va. I am SO excited. I have all my pre-reqs done already. I am looking forward to getting to know u all!

    Sherry
  11. by   studentnurse67
    Quote from leen55
    Hi! I'm Kathleen, 51 yr. old mother of three kids in college and was accepted into the LPN program! I'm scared senseless, but thrilled at the same time!
    Hi, Kathleen!
    Congratulations for getting accepted into an LPN program. I am 40, and have 2 kids (11 and 14) and just started my LPN a week ago. So far, so good! You can do it--you'll be fine!
    Take care,
    Laurel
  12. by   mamantenok
    Hi all,
    I am Olga, just got into a 2 year RN program and thrilled about it! I am 25 and finally get to do what I wanted to do for so long - be close to people and medicine. I am married, working FT, and hoping to be able to keep up with it all!!!
  13. by   Nora777
    My name is Nora, I am 36 y.o., I have a very cute 2 year old daugther. :spin: I started my part-time adult learner RN-BSN program last September in CT. Now I am thinking of switching to the accelerated program that will start in July and finish next August.

    If anyone has experience with accelerated Nursing Program - please, let me know how it feels, I am scared of 18 credits of Med-Surg I, Med-Surg II, OB and Pedi during the Spring semester... :uhoh21:

    Thanks!!!

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