Phi Kappa Phi

  1. 0 Did anyone get the invite for this? Are you joining?
  2. Visit  Simply Complicated profile page

    About Simply Complicated

    Simply Complicated has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med/Surg, Neuro, ICU, travel RN, Psych'. From 'New York'; 37 Years Old; Joined Mar '10; Posts: 1,152; Likes: 623.

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  3. Visit  bushrn75 profile page
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    I got an invite as well. I think I'm going to join, will be good on a resume and grad school app!
  4. Visit  Simply Complicated profile page
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    Quote from bushrn75
    I got an invite as well. I think I'm going to join, will be good on a resume and grad school app!
    That was my thought as well!
  5. Visit  iwantmore profile page
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    I'm thinking the same thing. I researched it a little to see if it is just a scam. But, I think it looks ok.
  6. Visit  LadyFree28 profile page
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    This is a honor society organization... I was invited during my core requirement coursework. If you want clarification, contact your college advisor.
  7. Visit  iwantmore profile page
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    Seriously? I thought I understood it, until I saw you trying to sell it. Now I'm disappointed.
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  8. Visit  LadyFree28 profile page
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    Quote from ohgirn
    Seriously? I thought I understood it, until I saw you trying to sell it. Now I'm disappointed.
    ^I'm not sure who this is directed to, but this is a national honor society org. There are hundred of community colleges and universities that have a chapter.


    If you are interested in the Nursing Honor society, here's the website:

    http://www.nursingsociety.org/Pages/default.aspx


    If you are eligible, you get invited. Check with your program for the validity. Not selling anything, explaining REALITY. In my area, there is a local chapter, and there were several classmates that are able to join. They even visited our class and explained the requirements. If you are still skeptical (hence the "selling" comment as well as "scam") then ask your program for clarification instead of making assumptions...use those investigative skills as a nurse!
  9. Visit  iwantmore profile page
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    LadyFree28- I apologize, but you come across as condescending. We know how to do research, and if you read my post you saw that I did.
  10. Visit  LadyFree28 profile page
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    Quote from ohgirn
    LadyFree28- I apologize, but you come across as condescending. We know how to do research, and if you read my post you saw that I did.
    ^ I did, and are aware that "we" do research, lol...and saw your post, again, My response was to your LAST post for CLARITY..if you read my LAST post, you saw I asked for clarification, as well as provided information...if it didn't apply, then fine...if not, I just spoke on my experience, and provided info...*shrugs* and your condensation continues, hence the "research" comment. Sigh...moving on for the sake of the OP. VERY DONE with contributing to the hijack of the thread...

    For those who are interested in joining an honor society, please don't hesitate, I agree with a previous poster, it looks great in a rsum for future schooling, but the additional benefit is the social activities that both honor societies entail. I work side by side with both honor societies in terms of community outreach in my area...So GO for it!!!
    Last edit by LadyFree28 on Feb 2, '13
  11. Visit  Beautifulyou profile page
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    I got the invite also. I'm not overly excited about it though. I was offered it when I was in nursing school years ago as well. From what I remember they just wanted me to pay a fee and it seems nothing has changed. If this was such a great honor why should I have to pay? I could care less about a pin; I have so many pins from "this" and "that" and certainly don't need another. Ok, does it look good on a resume? Sure. Unfortunately, most employers don't give a hoot. I do most of the interviewing and hiring on my unit. I am interested in work experience, personality, etc., not about what you did in college. Does it look good to get into grad school? Sure, but your grades speak for themselves. Don't get me wrong, it is an honor to get the invite. I just don't need to write a check to someone else to validate my accomplishments. Just my thoughts.
  12. Visit  bushrn75 profile page
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    Wow what a way to ruin what a few of us thought was a nice thing.
  13. Visit  iwantmore profile page
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    Quote from bushrn75
    Wow what a way to ruin what a few of us thought was a nice thing.
    Don't let any of the comments on this thread sway you. I think it would be a positive thing to do, and it helps us to feel good about all of the hard work we have been doing to get through the program. Congrats on your invitation!
  14. Visit  bushrn75 profile page
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    You too ohio! I'm doing it, I've busted my butt and want recognition!
    funfunfun550 likes this.


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