New Here!!

  1. I have been lurking for a while so I thought I would come on out! I am working on my prereqs to getting into nursing school. It seems like it is going to take forever to get there! I take my first AP class next semseter. I am still trying to figure out which school I want to apply to. I can't wait to get to know you all better!

    Shannon
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  2. 11 Comments

  3. by   KristaB
    Welcome, Shannon!

    I know the prereqs seem like they take forever, but they'll be over before you know it. Do the best you can and study hard! A&P is particularly important; it seems like I use the knowledge I gained in those two classes every single day.

    Best of luck! You've found a great support system here!

    Krista
  4. by   JennieBSN
    welcome!!!! and best of luck w/your application process! glad to have you in the 'up and coming' ranks. :d

    study hard!!!
  5. by   GPatty
    Welcome! Glad to have ya! The more you poke around here, the more you'll meet everyone, 99% of whom are all very nice and helpful people!
    Hang in there with school and you'll be in "nursing clinicals" before you know it!
    Julie
  6. by   BrandyBSN
    We are so glad to have you! Feel free to ask us any questions you need. We are all here to help, and get help too

    Welcome!
    BrandyBSN
  7. by   CEN35
    welcome.........lots of good people here!!!!!! you'll do fine!!!


    me
  8. by   lishio
    Hi Shannon

    I'm also new here and saw your message...I'm basically in the same boat as you, taking a year to do prereqs. I actually already have a BSc in Psychology, but it never made me as excited as the thought of Nursing. I felt alittle stupid being so "whishy-washy (sp?)" (i.e.) Not having a definate career goal, but once I planned to get into Nursing, I felt so sure about it. The many stories that I hear from the BB is kinda scary....but I'm looking forward to the challenge! Anyhow, just wanted to say hi to a fellow new member and wanted to say how much I enjoy this BB!

    Lisa
  9. by   MRed94
    Hi, and Welcome!

    Just a small note....

    Hang in there, no matter what, cause it all gets better in the end.

    Also, don't be frightened if somebody gets cranky and says a lot of negative things, this is the ONE place that we can come and vent, and often will get encouragement and support, and a whole new perspective on things....

    Most of us are in the same boat, study wise, and we all need friends who are there, too.

    Take care, and please visit often!

    Marla
  10. by   craff1
    I'm doing my prereqs too, and it IS taking me forever!! About 2 years instead of one. (It wasn't a straight shot.) Anyway, welcome aboard. I love it here, and I know you will two. Recently, two of our mentor nurses let me email interview them for my term paper. I get all kinds of help here!
    Cheryl
  11. by   lramirez
    Hello Shannon, My name is lisa and I live in a little town in michigan I am finally finishing my pre classes which I am now in pham and nursing 100 i plan on being in clinicals in the winter of 2002 I am scared but glad to get to this step, don't worry about getting into a school unleast you are taking a class it will take a while it took me a while since I work and have a family, but I made it. Hope to hear from you soon. Lisa
  12. by   lvnmom
    Welcome!I am new to this site too but will graduate in a December,I too have done it with a family and it has been hard but so worth it..Hang in there and good luck
  13. by   lisa23
    Hi Shannon.

    This is my first time at this web site and I came across your post. All I can say is hang in there.
    I am in my first year of the actual ADN program, and finished my pre-reqs last year. It seemed like it was taking forever (i went to school part time for most of it), but now that I'm finally in the program it was worth it, and I love it so far.
    Hope to talk again soon.
    Lisa

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