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  1. A Little Serious, a Little Silly: Study Tip for Student Nurses
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    A Little Serious, a Little Silly: Study Tip for Student Nurses

    Tip provided by KMRN81 Oct 17

    Nursing school is tough! Some days you're just glad your socks match...or for that matter, that you remembered to put any on. Other days, you're falling asleep over... Read More...

  2. Tips to Study
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    Tips to Study

    Tip provided by lexiparisi Oct 14

    I find that repetition is key for me! Luckily, my professors record their lectures and post them onto our student website (Blackboard). Because of that, I listen to... Read More...

  3. Tips for Nursing School
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    Tips for Nursing School

    Tip provided by shui095 Oct 13

    Tips for Nursing school that worked for this time around for me is hired a pt time n any (10 hrs/wk), studied in depth powerpoints from lecture, the txt given was... Read More...

  4. Record yourself
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    Record yourself

    Tip provided by shebrown Oct 11

    Take a micro recorder and record yourself asking questions. Pause for the answer and then record the answer. This can be converted to audio files and reviewed on... Read More...

  5. Graduated with a 4.0, age 35, 4 kids...
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    Graduated with a 4.0, age 35, 4 kids...

    Tip provided by Jwrnsktr Oct 7

    Address all subjects in the syllabus that is handed out at the start of the course by researching the topic. Take notes during lectures, then, copy notes into a... Read More...

  6. Know yourself
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    Know yourself

    Tip provided by joshsc Oct 7

    Know how you learn. Do you learn by repetition, pnumonics, just reading, or are you visual and need pictures and diagrams? Knowing how you learn reduces time and... Read More...

  7. Study tips for nursing students
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    Study tips for nursing students

    Tip provided by kathy48 Oct 6

    First and foremost know your medical terminology! Flash cards/quizlet online tutorials/and revisit new knowledge within two hours of learning! I still have my... Read More...

  8. The best advice is shared advice!
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    The best advice is shared advice!

    Tip provided by BBADAMS Oct 4

    NOT for the faint hearted or the weak minded. 1.GET UP EARLY, the earlier the better. Learning with a refreshed mind is most effective! 2. Study for 30 minutes,... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by BBADAMS

  9. First semester Study tips (also coffee reccomendations)
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    First semester Study tips (also coffee reccomendations)

    Tip provided by Maddie_paroutis Oct 4

    Teach your friends! For me, I can study quietly at my dining room table for 6 hours, and still not get the same result as simply talking to my freinds about what... Read More...

  10. Make it a musical
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    Make it a musical

    Tip provided by Sakina,BSN,RN Oct 1

    For any concept that you need that extra push to remember: A song and dance about it will help. Not creative...YouTube can help. Not only will the song help link... Read More...

  11. Make it personal!
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    Make it personal!

    Tip provided by Sakina,BSN,RN Oct 1

    To better learn your drugs: learn the generic and brand name as you would a persons first and last name. Pretty soon you notice that families of drugs appear that... Read More...

  12. My Very Wise Nursing School Survival Guide
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    My Very Wise Nursing School Survival Guide

    Tip provided by BabyTurtle2k11 Sep 30

    1) Find out what way you learn best (auditory, visual, etc) and study according to that. 2) Pay close attention to what the instructor says. Sometimes, they will... Read More...

  13. Teach Yourself!
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    Teach Yourself!

    Tip provided by Sbhayes09 Sep 29

    I have recently finished all of my prerequisites but one and I'm waiting for my acceptance letter to nursing school. I'd like to share what I've done to earn A's in... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by Sbhayes09

  14. My Study Strategy
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    My Study Strategy

    Tip provided by highhope Sep 24

    For class: 1. Print out the slides or notes that are posted, or read he chapter before class 2. keep book/notes/slide open and take them directly on it 3.... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by studentbear

  15. "Trivial" Questions!
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    "Trivial" Questions!

    Tip provided by Apple-Core Sep 26

    Many years ago when I was last a student, I used the board game "Trivial Pursuit" to learn. Instead of the question cards included with the game, my friends and I... Read More...


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