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Joined Sep 11, '11 - from 'Virginia, USA'. Posts: 1,281 (39% Liked) Likes: 1,237
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  1. . You just had to ask.:sneaky: To answer your questions, I have regretted every minute of it. Why? Because it was not...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Making friends is good advice. Being in the top of the class, not so much. I feel I invested way too much effort in school...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Who wants to spend the money and invest the time to get an MSN to work at the bedside?
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Pride is one of the seven deadly sins. ;)
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. . Congratulations on passing your very first stage of nursing! I hope you have someone who can record your excitement at...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Proud? Of myself? No - while I felt a certain amount of pride of accomplishment when I earned my CNA certification, and...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Strong words... but ignorant. I am in nursing primarily for money and job stability. I have no calling nor passion for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Just because jobs are listed...does not mean they are actually hiring. Many hospitals are "actively interviewing" but have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. But only the tough survive.
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. It has nothing to do with jealousy, although I am not the one who originally made the comment about so many people getting...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. I'm not swelling with pride or anything like that. However, I am fortunate to be a nurse. After having worked in the fast...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. In my area nursing IS overpopulated and new grads are having an incredibly hard time finding something. Especially new...
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    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  13. You are going to be a nurse. If you think you are going to have a CNA to act as your handmaiden you may be surprised.Nurses...
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    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. Menial? Insignificant? Yikes.
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    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  15. When I see people wanting to become CRNAs, it usually is about the money. Do you know what they do and the sheer amount of...
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    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  16. I just realized my post didn't post lol. I was offered the job at my last interview! Im scheduled to start in the next few...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. I'm in NC also, but not part of the AP. I will have a permanent mark on my license. When I started going through this whole...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Hey, if I didn't rock the boat, I wouldn't be able to try out my sea legs! :yes:
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Adding to what the previous posters have said (great posts, BTW) ... I believe another thing that should happen is that...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. It's not just a matter of the employer expecting you to function according to the "payscale" -- the employer is paying for...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Spot on. The medical school industry receives about 500 applicants for every opening. It's a deliberate cost control...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. I know someone who after over 100 applications and 5 interviews got a job but is having to relocate over 1000 miles. She...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. "There will always be a need for nurses.." Someone ought to embroider that saying on pillows.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. The oversaturation of RN's is because of the propaganda of the nurse shortage and every tom, dick and harry college setting...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Uh, it took me almost 2 years to find a job... and that's WITH volunteer experience and knowing people and having had BLS...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. Nursing jobs are HARD to come by for ALL nurses. You've graduated just 2 months ago & I want to ask, didn't you research...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. Just wanted to wish you luck. Hoping something happens for you soon.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. I also graduated in May and nothing yet. I have applied to over 100 nursing positions---many of them designed for a nurse...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. It has been two months. I know of some new grads that looked for almost a year before getting a job. Calm down.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. First, it's only been two months since you graduated...new grads are taking at least 6-12 months or more to snag that first...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  31. The nursing shortage fluctuates. Right now the shortage is non existent BUT it will get better in terms of jobs. I graduated...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  32. I graduated in May and no job yet either. I Googled the word "medical" and sent every single place that had an email...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  33. Yes, the nursing "shortage" is over, been over for years. Keep looking. When your loans are due, request a forbearance...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  34. This is the reality. THERE IS NO NURSING SHORTAGE! Every school in the US has cashed in on the nursing thing, spreading...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. Nurses of any experience level can be guilty of looking for things to get someone fired; this is not just something that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I am an older new grad. I was afraid of the opposite: that I would "lose" out to the younger new grads. I took a job that I...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  37. Wow...so you are making the assumption that all the younger workers have meaningless work experience over the older...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  38. I'd choose the 22 year old worker with four years of CNA or LPN experience before the forty year-old accountant with ZERO...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  39. Thanks. That's what I meant. :yes:
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  40. And the OP had asked the question. Never did I gather from the OP assumptions. If anything, several posters had assumptions...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  41. Another thought I had, since I have decided to stay out of OP's life and stick to the topic, are there any second career...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  42. Maturity is purely relative to person, not age. The more important "sharing experience" question was: are skills...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  43. In wish_me_lucks case, it is not a matter of turning up ones nose at job opportunitie but following the BONs conditions with...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  44. It's an assumption that having a psych degree + nursing would combine to be a great psych nurse. Alot of university...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  45. I don't see a problem with people that want to live at home or with other family members or roommates. I do it. My parents...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  46. I live in SC, moved from MA. I couldn't afford to live in MA. 300k for a middle of the road home up there. Here, I make...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. The cost of living in the north is much higher than most of the south usually. Where I am located a nice Home with many...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. My husband almost got transferred to FL......wellington/west palm...... I went on several interviews. Personally I think...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. The cost of living is higher in the north.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. I'll give it a crack: I am an older newer grad (graduated at 42 or so, been working for a year and a half now). Got a job...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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