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  1. Failing Fundamentals. Help!
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    Failing Fundamentals. Help!

    Tip provided by mzo899188 Jul 11

    Please help me. Im having a hard time with fundamentals. My current average in class is a 68%. I need a 75 to pass. I still have 2 exams and one final. Any... Read More...

    9 readers commented | last by emmjayy

  2. Use a Study group app
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    Use a Study group app

    Tip provided by mikeashby Aug 12

    "study with buddies" or "studywithbuddies" is an app that you can use to form studygroups with your classmates. You can ask each other questions and save the... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by loveu2

  3. What are/were your holy grail resources to pass nursing school?
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    What are/were your holy grail resources to pass nursing school?

    Tip provided by ilovemedicine5 Jul 18

    So I was just accepted to nursing school and I will be starting the program August 28th. My question goes out to all of you current and former nursing students,... Read More...

    16 readers commented | last by WestKyKing

  4. Going back to school in my 50's
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    Going back to school in my 50's

    Tip provided by Wille78 Jul 25

    I have been an LPN for 38 years and finally able to return to school for my RN. I am in my late 50's and very excited to complete my dream. Is it harder to return... Read More...

    12 readers commented | last by hgrimmett

  5. First time BSN student
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    First time BSN student

    Tip provided by Zach398 Jul 19

    Hi everyone! I am a first year/ first semester nursing student! I am attending the University of Southern Mississippi at the Gulf Coast and I am kinda scared. I am... Read More...

    9 readers commented | last by Fawny

  6. 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...

    9 readers commented | last by abonnicksen

  7. Study Tips That Will Make Nursing School Easier
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    Study Tips That Will Make Nursing School Easier

    Tip provided by rodney20c May 27

    1. Follow the nursing exam study guide One of the best ways to focus your nursing studies is to base your learning around the NCLEX test. Reviewing a study guide... Read More...

    4 readers commented | last by maureen32

  8. 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...

    5 readers commented | last by Dobbysanurse

  9. How do I learn and not just memorize???
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    How do I learn and not just memorize???

    Tip provided by lebelesprit_ May 6

    Hi all. Ive just been accepted into an RN program (go me, go me) and I start 6 months of prereqs in January. I wanna go ahead and start familiarizing myself with,... Read More...

    11 readers commented | last by Kotylynne

  10. Study tips for someone who took a 2 yr break!
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    Study tips for someone who took a 2 yr break!

    Tip provided by futuremidwifee May 29

    I took my prereqs 2 years ago and I just got into a RN program!! I was wondering if anyone was in the same situation and how they dealt with this transition and how... Read More...

  11. Khan Academy for free study
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    Khan Academy for free study

    Tip provided by stacyo Mar 17

    Khan Academy is a free website with pretty good lessons on chemistry, A&P, math... I've been out of school for quite a while, never took chemistry, hardly took... Read More...

    8 readers commented | last by nanillest

  12. 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...

    22 readers commented | last by lebelesprit_

  13. Brain Maps Will Save You
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    Brain Maps Will Save You

    Tip provided by NeoNatMom Apr 27

    Hey, so this is coming from experiencing complete learning block for pharmacology in my first semester of nursing school. My first unit exam was super easy. The... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by RNEDKAT

  14. Take advantage of clinicals!
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    Take advantage of clinicals!

    Tip provided by JasonBuzestes Apr 24

    When in clinicals, never shy away from anything. Volunteer for every opportunity, ask your nurses questions, and always strive to go "above and beyond". This is the... Read More...

  15. SUSCC
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    SUSCC

    Tip provided by Love222 Apr 17

    Currently taking micro @ Southern Union, Opelika anyone know of anything that will help me with this class! Please!!!!! Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by Love222


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