Mom & Dad were right: I'm a screw-up - page 3
I'm into my first three weeks of nursing school and I just can't seem to get it together. Up until the beginning of this semester, I've pulled a 4.0 in EVERY class. However... I took my... Read More
Dec 16, '08
Dec 16, '08Honey, forget Mom and Dad. I just completed an ASN late in life, passed boards, and am still not good enough for their approval.
Focus on how smart you are, and how well you have always done. is a special beast, but you can conquer it. The trick is not to let the exhaustion get to you, to have faith in your innate ability to get this stuff, and to know that a lot of A students gets C's in nursing classes.
Be easy on yourself. It'll get better.
Dec 24, '08Welcome to the difference between book smart and world smart. Some people are book smart can tell you everything about everything, but can't screw in a lightbulb. Some guys are dumb as a brick, but are the best motor T mechanics I have ever seen. And finally, some people get a nice mixture of both.
Being able to apply your knowledge of what to do is key. You absolutely have to do things the correct way 100% of the time. Work on it. Practice. Don't just read it, practice. You'll get better, its not all that bad. Talk to the teachers and let them know whats going on. They will help you out.