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Joined Oct 18, '12. Posts: 165 (37% Liked) Likes: 107

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  1. I actually went today and attended a seminar for LPN classes starting this fall and the proctor (who is also one of the...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. then hang on to that thought. the worst "test-taker" rn i ever worked with, who even barely passed her nclex after two...
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  3. I do not believe I will tell someone to bascially giveup because her GPA and TEAS score was low. I actually got into a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Congratulations on your achievement! I understand that the idea of having to 'go it alone' (without your friends) is...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Congrats!! I know the feelings you're going through...change can be nerve wracking when you're going it alone. Just...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Ya know what? You are actually right about the friend thing. Going through anatomy it was great to have a study group but...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Sick and dying patients aren't going to care if you look like Gollum from Lord of the Rings or Jessica Biel. They are only...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. I am 50 I've been in and out of school for a few years due to helping raise grandkids. I've done what I can to get as many...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Okay - everyone is entitled to their opinion and we try to respect all of our posters. OP - AN wants to be a supportive...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. my pre req gpa was a 3.94 Graduated this month with 3.4 (high distinction) that's with working, buying a house and being...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Don't give up! Never give up on your dreams. You'll never forgive yourself for it. You only get one life. Don't let anyone...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Yeah that's true huh. I guess me being so worried about killing someone, that will make me even more cautious and do my job...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. violetgirl, As of right now, I'm just taking Math since I suck at it and it has been holding me up also. No I don't work at...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. I was by no means a good science and math student in high school. When I started community college I began to realize how...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Violetgirl has a lot of great suggestions. I couldn't stand the sciences in high school so wasted a year in college getting...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Your GPA isn't bad so it won't affect you much. Like you said, you're still early in your education. Just really hunker down...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. I just applied to 6 BSN programs in my state. I say apply to however many you want to. All it takes is one to accept you!
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. I thought that I might share some of my own personal experiences with the pre-nursing process in hopes that it might inform...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. I applied to two of the schools on my list, NYU and Johns Hopkins. I was accepted to both and chose Hopkins. Best of...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. I started at 38, LPN at 40 I'm 43 and starting a RN ADN this month Never too late Good luck
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. I am 38 and I've been working on my pre-reqs for a while (chipping away at it very slowly). Yay us!
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. I am 38 and just starting my prereqs next week. I have 6 classes and then Im going to try and get into the accelerated bsn...
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  23. I'm with you! Just turned 35 and starting my pre-reqs now. First day is Monday! I'm thrilled and scared at the same time....
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Hello, This is my second go around at nursing school. I entered the ADN program at the age of 26 and didn't feel that...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. I started my pre-reqs at 43 and now at 45 I have sent in my application for the BSN program. I was talking with my sister...
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  26. 41 here. Raised my kids, dropped the dead weight ex after 20 years, remarried and finally have the support to pursue my...
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  27. Sweetie, I turn 58 next week and I'm pursuing my dreams. If I can do it, so can you!!
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  28. Go for it! Most of my RN classmates are over 40, and during my time in LPN school two of my classmates where at least or...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  29. Hello ~ 37?? No worries...I am 44 now and started my pre-req. for nursing school about 1.5 years ago. I was an average...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. I triage any person who mentions anything ailing them. A friend says he has a bad headache on FB, I come back with: "would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I get sick very seldom. I just figure that no self respecting germ would live in my body.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Hi Baglemae22, My condolences (for having been treated like that). I am not sure what your opinion of nursing is now. I...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  33. I had a visitor say once, "We should get the nurses to give massages." I looked at her and said, "I think the nurses need...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. I remember when I was in second grade, the school was being remodeled and just one student restroom was usable and thinking...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. My grandmother is in her 80s and wishes she were in her 60s again. :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Yep...by the time I finish my BSN I'll be in my 40's. Better late then never
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. Graduated with my BSN this year, 1 week before I turned 31. Average median age range in class was 30-50 when we graduated. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. I was 38 when I started and had been out of school for 20 years.I was feeling pretty rusty but it was something I really...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. A good friend of mine from the past just called the other day and she just got her doctorate at the age of 60! She has been...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. I have a bit different story. I got a PhD at 26 and now just graduated with my ADN at 61. Numbers do not mean much;...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. You should check with an advisor (or at least the course catalogue) before enrolling. Most schools will not allow you to...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  42. I consider it a symptom of our upside down society, where outrageous comments and actions cannot be called out in an equally...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. OP, I imagine you feel fairly dogpiled, and I apologize for my participation in that. I stand by what I wrote (except the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Going to the the BON over something like this seems way beyond the pale. I can only imagine the OP is going through a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Thank you for the laugh this morning! :roflmao: OP: Are you kidding me!!! Get a grip! Get a life!! Seriously!! I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. And if the nurse had ignored the child, she would be reported for not being customer service oriented enough and not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Usually, symptoms of allergies to preservatives in foods/oral medications do not manifest themselves unless a sufficient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I don't understand why a complaint would even be warranted at all in this case, with the details given. The nurse did...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Really? report the nurse to the BON? Really? I think this is truly over reaction, not to mention that the husband that was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Thank you for this. It always irritates me when I hear someone say, "I had a bad childhood, it's not my fault I'm (in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student


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