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How to Pay for Nursing School

How to Pay for Nursing School

by shibaowner - How You Can Pay for Nursing School I’ve noticed a lot of posts on the topic of paying for nursing school. I’ve also noticed a lot of responses here telling... Read More →

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A&P Help...from my brain to yours!

A&P Help...from my brain to yours!

by polka-dot - Please do not consider these notes to be the "end-all-be-all". I am human and YES, I make mistakes. Also, I urge you to take your own notes during lecture. These... Read More →

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LPN Questions, Help! Need Advice

LPN Questions, Help! Need Advice

by Monteee - I don't care if I have to go to school at night. I just really want to go back. I live in New Orleans, Louisiana, they don't have a lot of options to chose form... Read More →

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Do not underestimate the difficulty level of nursing school...

Do not underestimate the difficulty level of nursing school...

by tenjuna - As I am almost done with my first year of my ADN nursing program, I decided to write this article with some thoughts about where I was a year ago. I know I am... Read More →

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Another sleepless night, while stuck in limbo

Another sleepless night, while stuck in limbo

by AmbitiousLady22 - So here I am having another sleepless night due to my current uncertain state regarding my professional future. If you have any guidance and time to read my story,... Read More →

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16 Common Nursing School Interview Questions & Answers

16 Common Nursing School Interview Questions & Answers

by TheCommuter - Are you planning to submit applications to one or more nursing programs in the near future? If so, you probably already know that most reputable schools of... Read More →

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Don't choose a school until you ask these questions!

Don't choose a school until you ask these questions!

by ixchel - As you consider beginning the journey into nursing, it is very important that you pave the way to success early. There are a lot of choices to be made, and it... Read More →

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Why I chose to become a Nurse

Why I chose to become a Nurse

by CallieNM - I grew up in poverty, with just my mother and my little brother. Ever since I could remember I just could not wait to get away from that life. Growing up I had... Read More →

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Reliving My Passion

Reliving My Passion

by paisleybird - Fascination towards the healthcare industry was not something that sprouted in me for the recent years. As a child, I have always wanted a pair of vinyl surgical... Read More →

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The long and winding...pre-req road

The long and winding...pre-req road

by BookishBelle - "Only 16 months til you have a nursing degree!" Every time I opened a new page, somehow that advertisement popped up. Maybe because I was deep into research on what... Read More →

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Types of school accreditation - the guide!

Types of school accreditation - the guide!

by SummitRN - There are national and regional accreditation for both an academic institution as a whole and specifically for an institution's nursing program. There are so... Read More →

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Yippiee !!  I Cracked the Nursing School Interview!

Yippiee !! I Cracked the Nursing School Interview!

by janemulligan - OH! Believe me, I kept thinking... would this be, just might be, my last chance to enter the nursing profession or would I have to choose an entirely different... Read More →

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I Want To Be A Nurse, But My Grades Aren't Competitive. Help!

I Want To Be A Nurse, But My Grades Aren't Competitive. Help!

by TheCommuter - You really, really want to be a nurse. In fact, becoming a nurse might have been a lingering childhood dream of yours. Perhaps nursing was never a childhood dream,... Read More →

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Applying to Nursing School - Making the Cut

Applying to Nursing School - Making the Cut

by oldsockventriloquist - Sometimes, we are our own worst enemy. Since joining Allnurses and reading the posts, over the past year, I have noticed some vitriolic hatred. However, I am not... Read More →

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Passed TEAS (finally)!!!

Passed TEAS (finally)!!!

by MSNMBA - Kenoi (name changed), is a young, bubbly 22 y/o who has set upon the path of becoming a nurse. She performed fairly well in her prerequisite classes; strong in math... Read More →

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Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Never Give Up on Your Dreams

by AccelCNL - When I signed up on this site in 2006 I was at my second college and trying to get into the nursing school there. I was not a successful student at my first college... Read More →

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Time served on a waitlist

Time served on a waitlist

by servewithlove - I had been thinking about it for a very long time now. I needed to apply to a nursing school and get on with my career. I had been postponing this for years and... Read More →

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Nursing School Acceptance

Nursing School Acceptance

by NurseStudentK75 - For all of you out there struggling to get into nursing school, I say hang in there and stay strong! I decided to start my path to nursing school about 2 years... Read More →

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