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  1. How to take the exam..
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    How to take the exam..

    Tip provided by thenewoldguy Nov 2, '16

    I am a RN student. I truly understand how hard it can be, especially on test day. I was a 4.0 student prior to nursing school and had medical expr. Then, BAM! What... Read More...

    3 readers commented | last by atticus2169

  2. Study while exercising!
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    Study while exercising!

    Tip provided by Godsgal Oct 26, '16

    I noticed I was packing more pounds on when I decided to go to nursing school and was taking my pre-req classes. So I added a recording app to my phone and recorded... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by Love&Light

  3. "Question Everything. Learn Something. Answer Nothing."
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    "Question Everything. Learn Something. Answer Nothing."

    Tip provided by CautiouslyOptimystic Nov 15, '16

    I was diagnosed with ADHD during nursing school, so my classroom time wasn't as 'enriching' as others might have experienced. Quite honestly I learned nothing while... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by rhinoroc

  4. Advices for upcoming nursing student
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    Advices for upcoming nursing student

    Tip provided by kikyou322 Jun 21, '16

    Hi to all....I just wanted some good advices I can take as I start my nursing program this Fall 2016. I am excited but at the same time nervous. Any advices from... Read More...

    29 readers commented | last by Mhays

  5. In need of study tips that won't fail!
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    In need of study tips that won't fail!

    Tip provided by littlesunfl0wer Nov 10, '16

    I'm currently a nursing student at a 2 year technical college. Recently I had to withdrawal from my Anatomy & Physiology lecture and now lab classes.. I was... Read More...

    15 readers commented | last by kashellw

  6. Student Resources: Nursing Diagnoses
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    Student Resources: Nursing Diagnoses

    Tip provided by VickyRN Sep 18, '09

    A nursing diagnosis is a clinical judgment about individual, family, or community responses to actual and/or potential health problems or life processes. A medical... Read More...

    24 readers commented | last by al3x117

  7. Make It Stick!
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    Make It Stick!

    Tip provided by h7armony Nov 14, '16

    Did you ever notice that when you make a grocery list before you shop, you seem to remember what's on it without referring to it? My study tip is based on the same... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by ilovnursing

  8. Study Tips for the Over 50 Nurse
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    Study Tips for the Over 50 Nurse

    Tip provided by You too can do it Oct 22, '16

    10. Learn how to juggle work, family, laundry, and housework while taking online classes. 9. Enlist the help of your teenagers when you accidently delete your... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by OU812IC

  9. First, Turn To Einstein
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    First, Turn To Einstein

    Tip provided by Dida077 Oct 1, '16

    Nursing is about critical thinking. Often times, you must see the big picture first and work backwards taking great care in considering all pieces of the puzzle.... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by ireyes98

  10. Teach your cat
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    Teach your cat

    Tip provided by shanon0403 Nov 18, '16

    I found several tricks to help me: Study every day with frequent breaks. 15 to 20 minutes and then do something else for a little while. This allows your brain... Read More...

    4 readers commented | last by NurseSpeedy

  11. Be the teacher
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    Be the teacher

    Tip provided by Geosurfsup Nov 15, '16

    The best way to know if you have learned the content or understand a theory being taught, is to try to teach it or explain it to someone else. This person can be a... Read More...

    3 readers commented | last by Peteypab

  12. Tips for my students that work
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    Tips for my students that work

    Tip provided by tabrojajo Oct 22, '16

    As an instructor, I've shared several tips for my students that have been very successful in breaking apart the lengthy chapters and making sense of what's... Read More...

    7 readers commented | last by Ctolin

  13. Study tips from 1st semester nursing student
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    Study tips from 1st semester nursing student

    Tip provided by Mellebu Nov 7, '16

    I had just started my first semester in August and the months has flown by. Grocery and meal prep on sunday, so the rest of the week you can focus on your school... Read More...

  14. Study like a NURSE...
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    Study like a NURSE...

    Tip provided by LadyFree28 Oct 1, '16

    Entering nursing school is half the battle; you work hard in your pre reqs, use some pretty good study habits and test taking skills, and you find those good... Read More...

    3 readers commented | last by RNbarbie

  15. Listen to classes
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    Listen to classes

    Tip provided by nsuchsland Oct 26, '16

    Listen to lectures while driving to school and work, while exercising or doing chores around the house if you have a good teacher. If your teacher is not the best,... Read More...


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