Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students. - page 187

: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   Practicalone
    I thought I'd let everyone know, I graduated on July 12, passed my boards on Aug 7th and I've got a great job. Thanks for all the support
  2. by   sziq1
    congrats!!
  3. by   sziq1
    Well only 11.5 more weeks of nursing school!! I can't believe it has been 2 years already! I have a job interview on friday on the oncology floor that I really would like to work on so I am super excited! Wish me luck!

    To all of you that just started, hang in there the time goes by faster than you think!
  4. by   merrywhiterose
    I'm still in my first 8 weeks. I'm getting into the swing of things. The tests here are really tricky even when I know all of the info. It seems like they are trying to weed us out with the tricky questions. Anyway, I'm doing great. I just feel bad for the ones that aren't. Are all classes that way?
  5. by   Sunset87
    Hi,
    I'm EJ. This is my 5th week of nursing school and my first day of clinical rotation.
  6. by   2blessed2stress
    Hi, I have 2 months left of school and I will be able to sit for NCLEX, it feels like its been a long journey @ times & then a short one @ others. However, I'm just proud to say I've made it to this point. It definently is do able if you want it.
  7. by   JmJ822
    Hi everyone. I'm 18 and a freshmen BNS student. I know I have a long way to go but I'm really excited to finally be studying things that interest me. My winter break ends after this week and I honestly can not wait to go back to school! My college is different from many others (or so i've heard), there is not really a pre-nursing thing for the first two years. You don't have to reapply to the nursing program, just keep your gpa up. Clinicals beging in the second semester of sophmore year and I'm begining my first nursing class (nursing 201) this up coming semester. I'm also in a 5yr nurse practitioner program here! I'm so happy to be a nursing major =D
  8. by   Hazel11
    I'm a BSN student and just starting my nursing courses this week. I'm ready to go!
  9. by   melmarie23
    I am a MSN student starting my program next Tuesday! eep!
  10. by   merrywhiterose
    I just started my 3rd 8 weeks of Nursing classes. I hear most of the nursing programs are the same in that they make the tests harder than necessary. any ideas on what to study for the HESI tests? You have to make the Nursing program your #1 priority to get through it. Study hard!
  11. by   sh1901
    Hi...I'm Melissa, 31 years old, first semester of a 4 semester program. I'm not yet married but live with my boyfriend and his two kids. I work full-time at a university in addition to school, so I'm very busy...or crazy!!! :chuckle
  12. by   KathyRN2B
    I'm Kathy, 37, mom to 4 [ages 16, 15, 13, & 7; oldest 3 are girls, youngest is a boy]. I'm finally going back to finish my pre-reqs for a BSN program. Including this
    semester I have 6 credits left. So, God willing, this fall I will be an official nursing student!
  13. by   FLmomof5
    Wow! This thread started in 2002!

    OK.....Dianne here, 46 yrs old, mom of 5 -> 23, 21, 20, 19 and 16....step-mom of 4 -> 22, 20, 15 and 12. Five girls, 3 boys and 4 of these are former or current USArmy. I am USAF Vet and new hubby is USArmy.

    My pre-reqs are done and will begin ASN in May and hope to pass the NCLEX at the end of summer 2010!

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