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    Hi, I am new to the site and have been trying to find out how to start a new thread. After searching the site it seems that I should start with the Forums Tab, however, on the home page there is no Forums Tab. I have also looked under Specialties but I am still at a loss as to how to start a thread. I am probably missing something really simple, duh, but I hope someone can help.
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    The Forum Tabs are the options you see in the yellow bar at the top of the screen. You'll see: Nurses, Specialties, Critical, APN, News, Students, Colleges, Degrees, Career, US, World, Articles, Jobs and Breakroom.

    These options will take you to the list of forums that are within each category. For example, under the U.S. tab, you'll find a forum for each state. Under the Students tab, you'll find forums for pre-nursing students, BSN and ADN, LPN, NCLEX tips, etc. I highly suggest browsing through each tab to become familiar with the different forums.

    Once you've found the forum where you would like to post, click on the forum title to see the individual threads that have been posted there. At the top of the list and to the right you will see a blue bow with white letters that says "Start a Topic Now." Click on that and select "New Topic" from the drop-down menu. You will then be taken to a page where you can write your thread and then post it.

    Hint: It will be very similar to the way that you posted a topic here.

    Since, you're new to the site, I'll mention the search bar. At the very top of the page, to the right there is a search bar. It's a greg idea to search your topic before you post it. Some topics are discussed very frequently and you might find that you can get the answer to your question by reading previous threads, rather than posting a new one.

    Welcome!
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    Ashley is right as usual!

    Welcome to AN! The largest online nursing Community!

    Also at the bottom of the page in the light blue box is the Help Desk button and someone from the staff will get to you. At the top of the page there is the other light blue bar the says "What's new?" and site map....click on site map and about half way you will see how to tutorials as well as many other helpful hints and guides to all the forums.

    Nice to have you here!
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