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  1. Hello Everyone:

    I am just about the start my clinical rotation in an LPN program at Saint Clair County Community College in Port Huron Michigan.

    Yes, I am the only male in a class of 30.

    I am both excited and very nervous about starting the clinical portion of the program after a long wait.

    After having my mother admitted to a local extended care facility, I found an interest in nursing that I never knew was there.

    I previously worked at a Realtor for about 28 years and have built about 50 new homes over the last 20 years. And, yes, now I am going on to the next chapter of my life and plan to become an RN at 51.

    Any advice will be most appreciated.

    Also, I have been turned down for financial aid and pell grants, but sure could use some assistance financially to help pay the upcoming tuition costs. Please advise.

    I am anxious to hear from some of you.
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  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   EricJRN
    Welcome to Allnurses! Congratulations on making the decision to pursue the career that you desire. You might check out www.fastweb.com. They have lots of info regarding private scholarships and other sources of aid.

    Best of luck in your new venture!
  4. by   Tweety
    Good luck to you. Welcome!

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