Articles: Nursing Student? Network and Learn with other Students

Articles: Nursing Student? Network and Learn with other Students

Great opportunity to network with other nursing students. Discuss ideas and best practices relating to your nursing education, clinicals, and classroom experiences. For school specific discussions, visit: Nursing Schools / Colleges.

Things you need to know about nursing school

Things you need to know about nursing school

by rubybsnrn - When I first started nursing school, people in my class were very resourceful. We looked up a lot of the information that was thrown at us. When I say "look up," I... Read More →

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Why I Chose Nursing

Why I Chose Nursing

by nyugirlx19 - I am sure every nurse and nursing student can assume the question I am about to answer. “Why nursing?” is a question we get asked quite often, and for a while, it... Read More →

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If I can do it, you can do it too!

If I can do it, you can do it too!

by milliem - Hello, I just wanted to contribute to this website because for the last couple of years, it has been a lifesaving resource to me and I always told myself that... Read More →

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Life, Death, and the Nurse In Between

Life, Death, and the Nurse In Between

by MaggieMae412 - He was an elderly patient, unresponsive and on comfort measures only, when I met him at 8:00am that morning. The staff had guessed based on his current state that... Read More →

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How to Nab those Nursing Scholarships $$

How to Nab those Nursing Scholarships $$

by achurley - Over the last two academic years, I have been a recipient of over $8660 in scholarships for nursing school, plus another $500 while I was completing my... Read More →

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The Case Against Med-Surg!

The Case Against Med-Surg!

by jb2u - "I believe that everyone should spend their first year in Med-Surg." These are the words as spoken by the Director of my nursing school. As one that has always... Read More →

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What I Really Learned in Nursing School

What I Really Learned in Nursing School

by amb218 - What I learned in nursing school is how to set up an IV fluid set, what to do when a patient is exhibiting signs of septic shock, the most intricate details of... Read More →

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The Difference Between Approval and Accreditation

The Difference Between Approval and Accreditation

by TheCommuter - Many potential and current nursing students do not fully understand the concepts of approval and accreditation. For instance, someone recently mentioned that... Read More →

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Dealing with the Disappointment - Not passing NCLEX the first time

Dealing with the Disappointment - Not passing NCLEX the first time

by Hopeful4it - I wasn't the highest achiever in nursing school. I went in to it with straight A's, but I'm a mother of 3 and couldn't stand the thought of not devoting at least... Read More →

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Do not be discouraged if you don't pass your HESI exit exam on your first try!!

Do not be discouraged if you don't pass your HESI exit exam on your first try!!

by erint330 - This may seem long, but I wanted to share with my fellow nursing students the way I prepared for the HESI exit exam and how I passed with a score of 907 on my... Read More →

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What I wish my nursing students knew...

What I wish my nursing students knew...

by jifferte - Last night, my first class of nursing students graduated. It was a momentous and beautiful moment that really got me pondering the challenges and triumphs of being... Read More →

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Five Years Completed and Still Loving It

Five Years Completed and Still Loving It

by nursefrances - As a new nursing student, with a look of awe I would look at experienced nurses and think "Wow....I can't wait until I have been working as long as they have, to... Read More →

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Reflections

Reflections

by guest08/01/16 - Countdown until graduation! I still can’t believe I’m writing that. One more month and I’ll graduate with my BSN. I remember walking into my first class, health... Read More →

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My currents issues with my course as a 2nd year BSN student

My currents issues with my course as a 2nd year BSN student

by AvaVermillion - I've only recently started community service and clinicals and I swear to god I am close to begging my parents to allow me to take up Journalism. Now Nursing wasn't... Read More →

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I Wasn't Called to Nursing, I Just Showed Up.

I Wasn't Called to Nursing, I Just Showed Up.

by Lori215 - I wish I were one of those people who had a cool story about what compelled them to go to nursing school. I come from a family of doctors and nurses and have a... Read More →

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Open Letter to Prospective Nursing Students

Open Letter to Prospective Nursing Students

by HelpingIsMyGame - Because you haven’t entered the program yet, it may feel like some or all of this doesn’t apply to you, but my hope is that you’ll read all that I have shared and... Read More →

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There's No Such Thing As Over-prepared

There's No Such Thing As Over-prepared

by Dezi919 - As a nursing student, you don’t have much time to yourself and your calendar ends up looking marked up with no empty spaces. I’ve learned that it is better to be... Read More →


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