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  1. PRACTICE
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    PRACTICE

    Tip provided by Snees46 Feb 23

    Practice NCLEX questions now. The best way to learn to think like a nurse is to practice. I did not figure this out until half way through nursing school. Once I... Read More...

    3 readers commented | last by Snees46

  2. Make yourself THINK like a nurse
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    Make yourself THINK like a nurse

    Tip provided by mississippikid Oct 24, '15

    I prepare myself the night before lecture by reviewing A&P & terminology. During lecture I don't write down what the instructor says word for word. I write down... Read More...

    5 readers commented | last by MsV2U

  3. 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...

    4 readers commented | last by MsV2U

  4. Making the Most of Textbooks
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    Making the Most of Textbooks

    Tip provided by angelnurseinstructor Sep 22, '16

    (I cannot take full credit for this little gem. I read it somewhere. It's still fantastic and I recommend it to my nursing students.) When you're assigned a chapter... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by jtboy29

  5. YOUR Comprehensive Guide to Studying in Nursing School!
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    YOUR Comprehensive Guide to Studying in Nursing School!

    Tip provided by MurseJJ Sep 30, '16

    Congratulations! You did it! You have now been accepted to nursing school, and you're ready to begin the journey to becoming a licensed health care professional. ... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by jtboy29

  6. Study smarter, not harder
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    Study smarter, not harder

    Tip provided by digletz27 Sep 30, '16

    First and foremost, study the concepts/topics you don't quite fully understand. Focus mostly on the nursing actions since this is what they test you on majority of... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by jtboy29

  7. What helped me get level 3 on most of ATI exams...
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    What helped me get level 3 on most of ATI exams...

    Tip provided by StocktonNurse Sep 27, '16

    So far I have been able to obtain a level 3 score on most of my ATI examinations. I received my first level 1 on pharmacology, then level 2 on nursing... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by IvyRN2017

  8. New nursing student in desperate need for a study plan
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    New nursing student in desperate need for a study plan

    Tip provided by Amber20194 Jan 21

    I am a first semester nursing student. I am only in week 2 and already feel behind. (Nursing fundamentals) It's so much information I have no idea how to study.... Read More...

    19 readers commented | last by Amber20194

  9. 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...

    31 readers commented | last by marcellahays1

  10. 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...

    8 readers commented | last by Tammy Nightingale

  11. 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...

    20 readers commented | last by Verolote

  12. 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...

    4 readers commented | last by Tammy Nightingale

  13. Two Recording Lectures tips to use with Cell phone and Smartpen
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    Two Recording Lectures tips to use with Cell phone and Smartpen

    Tip provided by PrnAdnST Sep 24, '16

    1.Use an app on your cell phone to record lectures so you can listen to them anywhere. Some app's let you save to online file websites. Be sure to ask for... Read More...

    3 readers commented | last by Icooka4u

  14. 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

  15. "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


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