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  1. Don't choose a school until you ask these questions!
    In my opinion it depends on what type of jobs are available, if any, as an LPN. As I mentioned in my previous reply, jobs are difficult to obtain where I live- even as an RN with an associate...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Don't choose a school until you ask these questions!
    I'm sorry this is so late (I just realized someone asked this question here a few months ago). Where I live is very difficult to get a job with a two year degree. That is my only reason. We are...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Pre-Nursing student STRESSING PLEASE HELP
    OP, if you're still looking for advice, I would like to add to those who are suggesting that you find another route. I am in my schools admissions committee, and I teach in the program. Your...
    Apr 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. How can a tweet destroy your life.
    while the latter part of this post validates this persons stupidly, I do not believe it is our (society's) place to decide the fate of people like this. We we have become a society of vigilantes....
    Feb 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 2.5 gpa hello will i get into nursing school
    This is a tough concept to grasp for many. I know it sounds harsh, but you are absolutely right. The job world is becoming more and more competitive, in all professions. Having a degree and license...
    Nov 13, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Help me bring this into the public!
    I am here just to express my opinion, not to get into a debate. I'm expressing my opinion because it is not the popular one here. I just heard on the news (unless this is "old news" already) that she...
    Oct 30, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  7. stinky patient pet peeve
    If your username indicates your region, I can attest that it is not a regional thing. It may be what your school, or your particular instructor deems as an appropriate assignment. But in said region,...
    Oct 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Dismissed from Chamberlains BSN!
    Your school dismisses after failing one course? Can you not repeat the class?
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Don't choose a school until you ask these questions!
    I love this thread and hate it at the same time. I worked for a For-profit for a very brief time (the school was sold to a for profit company, then I left a year later). Since then I have been...
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. New grad nurse looking for some guidance
    Obviously everyone's opinions differ in this case. I would have maybe gone on the interview for the experience. I've been on many an interview where it never ended up in a job offer. So it wouldn't...
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Nursing school is killing me
    I'm also dying to know what the crayons and tape are for! I'm all for alternate forms of learning, but I thought that buying crayons for my child through middle school was a bit odd. As for group...
    Oct 26, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. I want to quit 4 months in
    I felt that way when I worked nights. I get it. It stinks!! Not for everyone though, some people love the night shift, or just accept the fact that they have to do it for family reasons. And I hate...
    Oct 24, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Student uniforms
    My students wear all white. By fourth (or fifth) semester, they are dingy :(. They are required to wear a specific uniform top (which they complain about) and pants (also yields complaints). ...
    May 24, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Summers off?
    I have summers off. I work in a community college. It is part of our union contract. In my area, the state/city college faculty have summers off. Anyone who teaches summer classes get extra pay...
    May 24, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. What gives??!!
    You need documented and verified teaching hours to sit for the exam. I forgot exactly how many, but at least the equivalent of a years full time (maybe more, can't remember).
    May 24, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. What gives??!!
    That is really unfortunate. Did you not have to complete a practicum (student-teaching hours)? The problem is, you may not get much of an orientation in a new job. Not sure how you should approach...
    May 24, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. What gives??!!
    It sounds to me like it is likely a combination of many factors that is leading to your inability to find a job. The fact that you are unable to teach clinicals is a huge factor: (while I don't live...
    May 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. fail
    Young man (I'm not sure why I am assuming you are a man), you need to ask your school why you are failing. Your instructor, your course coordinate and your chairperson should be involved in this...
    May 22, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. Nurturing Confidence In Nursing Students
    Many good points are raised in this thread. I'm too tired to quote and paraphrase; I was up half the night (as I am usually twice a year opinion may and December) pondering why I do this for a...
    May 22, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Everyone Won't Succeed. And That's Okay!
    This is the mentality that irks me so much lately, the college = success mentality. Yes, commuter, you are a success. And yes, I agree, that the world is full of very necessary jobs that do not...
    May 20, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Advice: how to get along with everyone and avoid drama, for dummies (like me)?
    Very interesting situation you have here. Your second sentence concerns me the most: this is not a new issue for you. Either that, or you have convinced yourself that this is the way it is. It...
    Apr 11, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. I Want To Be A Nurse, But My Grades Aren't Competitive. Help!
    I do agree with this too. The problem is, is often difficult to discern who has this and who does not. I have been on admissions committees in more than one school, and have anectodals about...
    Apr 8, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. About That Avatar...
    You are STUNNING! ;)
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I Want To Be A Nurse, But My Grades Aren't Competitive. Help!
    This is so true. There is no nice way to say it, but I think you did about the best someone possibly can. Desire is one of those things that seem to be very fashionable these days. The fact is, we...
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. 2 year degree?
    If I knew where MUSC was, I'd be able to answer better. You really need to see if getting a job as an AD prepared nurse is feasible in your area. If the opportunities are limited now, they will be...
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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