considering nursing /insight please?

  1. Hello ! I am brand new to the forum. I am in Texas. I recently graduated with my MA in counseling and have found myself unhappy with that career path. There are few opportunities, getting licensed is a major PITA, the pay is low, and the majority of the jobs require bilingual.

    The main thing I suppose is the profession for me is just too slow paced. I tend to get bored and need to be "busy". I knew about halfway through the program that it wasn't for me but I wasn't going to quit.

    I am considering an RN program at a community college. I am very excited about it and think i would do well at nursing. I think it would be a good fit. I have several family members and friends who are nurses and seem to be happy.

    I guess I am wondering how everyone likes their jobs..... I'm 27 , I could probably be finished by the time I am 30 since i have most of my basics.
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  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   Bailarina
    Hi, welcome to the board! Since you alreadt have an MA you might consider a BSN since it would most likely take the same amount of time as an ADN, as you probably already have most of the pre-reqs for the BSN. Good luck!
  4. by   TexasPoodleMix
    The nearest BSN program is about 2 hrs. away. I have thought about doing an online RN -- BSN program !
  5. by   SWFlorida
    The options in nursing are endless and you will never be bored. Burned out? Maybe. But when you find yourself getting burned out move to another option within nursing. That is the best part. Options.
  6. by   suzanne4
    Your options are endless................Good luck with your career choice.
  7. by   NicoleR
    Iam currently unemploy mom with a 9month old, and Iam planning to enroll in the classes to become a Cna and from there go into lvn or rn i hadnt decided which one yet. i just didnt want to limit myself to just a cna. my friend told me it was better to work my way up and start from the bottom and then go to the lvn or rn she said it would help me alot. she stated it would also be easier on me considering i have a young child at home. can anyone help me:imbar

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