Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students. - page 75

: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   Love-A-Nurse
    stephanie, welcome to the board! congratulations on your recent accomplishment.
    Quote from stephanie d
    hi,

    i'm stephanie d. i'm 25, live in tennessee, and just graduated from the lpn nursing program last year. i've been working in the hospital for about six months now and i love it.
  2. by   Love-A-Nurse
    welcome, alicia. much success in your endeavors.
    Quote from alicia1978
    hi everyone

    my name is alicia. i am 25 live in ny ive just enrolled into excelsior college. i'm so excited. if there is anyone who has done the program or is currently enrolled please send me a private message on some pointers or what to expect from excelsior.

    we can even be studdy buddies.
  3. by   Love-A-Nurse
    we are glad you decided to join in, robin, welcome! how excited you must must have been when you received your acceptance letter; all the best.
    Quote from agentr
    well, i guess it's time to introduce myself. i'm robin, i'm married with an 18 month old, and i found out wednesday that i've been accepted into a 4 semester adn program!
  4. by   Love-A-Nurse
    kevin, what a great sense of humor you have! welcome and here's wishing you all the best.
    Quote from kjf
    hi stephany ime kevin i am a fossil of 45 with five kids a wife and various pets.i am about to start a three year nursing diploma here in england and hope my mental abilities have not left me over the years .good luck to all student nurses mature and otherwise! :chuckle .
  5. by   Love-A-Nurse
    melanie, welcome! i wish you the best in your future endeavors.
    Quote from mel101
    nope kevin....i'm the fossil....melanie here at 55, graduated 1970 from 3 yr diploma program. that was back in the "olden days"! have done all kinds of nursing over the years and am thinking about starting a biz of my own...still researching and am not currently working...will probably have to take another job and attempt to set up biz on the side....good luck to all! its been a fun(ny)career....enjoy!!
    mel101:hatparty:
  6. by   Love-A-Nurse
    welcome, kathy! sorry about not replying sooner. how did you do with understanding calculations?
    Quote from kathy26
    help drug calculations any body have any tips. i am kathy 2 kids . and cna which i was hurt on the job so i ent back to school as lpn and have great husband.
  7. by   Love-A-Nurse
    welcome, kristin!
    Quote from luvmydog
    greetings all! i am kristin, 32 years old, single, no kids (cat and dog count though, right?) just finishing up my stint in the us air force and looking at an acbsn at either loyola, rush, or mt. st. mary's. any and all advice is welcome.
  8. by   Love-A-Nurse
    jan, welcome! how is the move coming?
    Quote from jusjan67
    hi all, i have been reading this board for a long time and never had the guts to sign up...
    i am jan, age 36, i have one little girl age 3 and 2 doggies...(i am married)...i currently live in co., but will soon be moving to austin, tx, do to my husbands job transfer...
    i am a part time student completing my pre-reqs...
    i have had to take some time off with this move, i am very frustrated with this. it took me along time to get back to school and i completed 5 classes and found out about the move...since the date of the move is pending on the sale of our home, i can't go to school incase we move mid semester...

    i feel i am going backwards, i want to restart class as soon as we get to austin, but with residency and all i am struggling between the additional cost and just wanting to cont. school...

    anyway, just wanted to say hi

  9. by   Energizer Bunny
    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.

    care to share?
    i am kim, 30 years old, married to a great man named bryan and we live in ny state. we have three children...trey is four, piper is two and bryce is five months. i went to school for one semester in the spring of 2001 and got my psychology, a&p i and math courses in. then, i had my daughter and put off school. now that i am done having kids, i am going back to school full time in the fall in a 2 year rn program at the local community college. i then intend to go on and become a cnm within ten years. (my big goal!)
  10. by   rach2girls1boy
    Hey all,
    I am a nursing student in my second semester of an 8 semester BN degree. I live in Canada, and would love to hear from anyone else in the same program. I have three kids (3,6, & 8) and I am 32 years young.
    Look forward to getting to know you all,
    Rachel
  11. by   Love-A-Nurse
    actually, i am not in the lpn-rn mobility program. i decided to enter the generic rn program since i have been an lpn for a long time.

    at the school i attend, the mobility and the generic rn programs is only a one semester difference and like the generic program, starts once yearly.

    the school closest to me that allow lpns to up-grade in only three semester is too far for me to have driven.

    prayerfully i have only 8 weeks left until graduation! i decided on asn for my immediate plans [and the school is close] but will go back for bsn in the near future.

    i am almost positive that, in my immediate areas, schools in my state does not offer less than 4 semesters to "up-grade" from lpn-asn.

    Quote from newgrad2004
    5 semesters to upgrade? bsn i hope? thats a lot, here it is 2, but for adn program upgrade.
  12. by   Love-A-Nurse
    denise, welcome, all the best to you too!
    Quote from sobelle
    hello. i'm denise, age 33, one child (18 mths), married to supportive husband. i decided to make a life change to nursing. i found this site 2 yrs ago and have been hooked ever since. in my 1st semester (taking pre-reqs. now). will start nursing sequence for adn in fall 05. nice to meet everybody. good luck to all!!!
  13. by   Love-A-Nurse
    welcome, lesley!
    Quote from lesley_girl
    well hello, i'm new here, but enjoying reading and replying to all these discussions. my name is lesley, i'm 21 and in the 4th semester of an adn program and will graduate in may!!! i'm married and have one child...my husband that is. i live in a podunk town in idaho and can't wait to get the heck out of here as soon as i graduate. it's nice to meet you all

    all the best.

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