How do you balance it all

  1. I am currently in a two year traditional ADN program and may have to leave due to personal reasons and do an online nursing program to get my degree. I am just curious as to how some of you balance your school work and your family + job? Do you work full time or part time? I already have all my pre-req's so I am basically just having to focus on my nursing courses. Thanks for any information you can give.
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   RNConnieF
    I worked 36 hours a week, went to school full time and have 4 kids. It's not easy but it's worth every sleepless night. I have never accomplished anything that I am more proud of.
  4. by   szccdw
    Did you do an online program or a traditional one? How long did it take you to complete your degree if it was online?
  5. by   RNConnieF
    Traditional
  6. by   TNcanNURSE
    Many people work full time and go through Excelsior. It is still a lot faster than the traditional even if you move slower than average.

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