It's going very well for me, thanks you for asking. I'm in my second semester now, and it doesn't seem so bad as I'm used to the pace. it seems I was always on edge that whole first semester, thinking for sure that THIS will be the assignment that will get me kicked out of the program, LOL. Now, I have more confidence in myself and the way the program runs, so there are fewer surprises, and I'm aware of the amount of studying required. Plus, I change courses at the end of 7 weeks; we didn't do that first semester, so I love knowing this class and this teacher and this hospital is only about another 5 weeks long. Better than 16 weeks of the same thing.
My motto is 'first things first"....don't worry about the whole program, just worry about what is due that week and get it done in order or due date or test date. Do the best job you can on it and worry about that big hairy deadline after you have completed your immediate work. This has served me well.
Also, keep in mind that many before you have done it, and dad gum it, you can too. Utilize your instructors; most are very cool and WANT to help you.
Finally, never, ever, ever, ever, ever give up on yourself. Never throw in the towel on a test because you think you didn't prepare enough. Do your very best on everything. Don't let anyone or anything stand in the way of your goal....not your kids, their teacher, your mother, and especially the people who answer the phones at WCCCD. You can do this!