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  1. Is it easier to get into a master's nursing program than an RN or ladder program?
    I've reached my tolerance with nursing schools. Here's my background: I've got my associate's degree/transfer degree in pre-reqs from 2007. I got my LPN Certificate in 2012. I'm at a weird position...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. How to deal when nurses take their stress out on you?
    I am an LPN currently working at a hospital as a CNA. The jobs for LPNs are scarce and I would rather continue for my RN and focus on that. I'm excited with this job because it's the unit I've always...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Any advice for a first timer working 3 "12 hr shifts"?
    I graduated from an LPN program and currently applying for an LPN-RN bridge program. Instead of getting an LPN job, I applied to a hospital as a patient tech (CNA) to get hospital experience and got...
    Feb 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. "Public Health" is the new nursing?
    Hello, Nursing has been a long journey for me. I started volunteering at a hospital when I was 16 and knew I wanted to be in healthcare. Within the past 10 years, I received my AAS in pre-nursing,...
    Jan 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is the LPN license really necessary to have before going into the RN?
    My school's bridge program is only 3 quarters and there is not license needed. It is optional
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. Is the LPN license really necessary to have before going into the RN?
    As most of you know, getting into nursing school is very competitive. That's a big, "duhhhh". For me, my plan was always to get a BSN. I was so LUCKY to get into an LPN program almost 3 years ago...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  7. How to deal with those who don't understand the nursing world?
    I'm 26, I graduated from the LPN program almost 2 years ago. I was in meetings with the director in my last quarter with the director to get information about our school's bridge program. At that...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. How do you keep going when you feel discouraged?
    My boyfriend and I are big dreamers. He just graduated and is on his way to a career. I graduated from LPN but am still trying to apply for a bridge program. When I graduated last year, our school...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Do you have friends and family that don't understand your nursing career?
    My boyfriend is an engineer and I feel like he doesn't understand the nursing world-being a nursing student or being a nurse (in general). I grew up in the world of nursing since I was born. My mom...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Why do some nurses use their titles as a big ego boost?
    Specifically talking in social settings. I understand if you're at work or at a job interview, your title needs to be specified. I have a friend who I've been doing pre-reqs with years back. Our goal...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I failed the NCLEX and nobody "gets it". Apparently it's an "easy test to pass"
    Here's the more in-depth story: http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/i-failed-nclex-817416.html#post7188930 I took the test again last week and found out hours later I didn't pass 2 of the...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. I failed the NCLEX-PN for the 3rd time & my life is messy now. Need support/help?
    I graduated from the PN program almost a year ago in March. I studied with classmates using Kaplan and their q-bank along with their live study sessions. I took it in June and did not pass with 75...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Can you reschedule NCLEX if you have a family emergency?
    You guys were lucky! Yeah, I just called them and they couldn't find a date other than the ones listed on the website. I'm definitely wishing, hoping, praying I can get a day next week before the...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Can you reschedule NCLEX if you have a family emergency?
    And yeah, all the days are filled up at the 2 test centers near by. I also called and it's the same from when I tried to reschedule online but good tip, thanks!
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Can you reschedule NCLEX if you have a family emergency?
    Thanks everyone! Yeah, state emailed me back and just said to reschedule that date but it's past the validity date on my ATT. Also, there was a date open next weekend however, it's a day after the...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Can you reschedule NCLEX if you have a family emergency?
    Family emergency last weekend and my test validity is until the 27th of this month. I have it scheduled for this week but I'm drained and still trying to just stay calm from it. I've been meditating,...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Taking NCLEX-PN again :(  Any words of encouragement?
    Hi everyone, I'm writing because I need advice (but more encouragement) I graduated almost a year ago at the end of March. Studied with Kaplan in April, May, and took the test in June and didn't...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Taking NCLEX-PN again :(  Any words of encouragement?
    Hi everyone, I'm writing because I need advice (but more encouragement) I graduated almost a year ago at the end of March. Studied with Kaplan in April, May, and took the test in June and didn't...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Discouraged and Confused LPN
    Hello! I'm also a new grad LPN (have yet to take the NCLEX) and I feel your frustrations. I knew going into this profession that nowadays, LPNs are much more limited in their opportunities. Where I...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Needing advice on taking NCLEX for the 3rd time... :(
    Graduated from the LPN program back in March of this year. I took it in June while studying with classmates and using Kaplan. I didn't make it. I feel like I learned more about test strategies than I...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Taking NCLEX-PN for the third time and going through much in life - please help!
    I graduated in March, started studying in April and took it for the first time in the beginning of June. Testing is my weakest. Our school was enrolled with Kaplan's company. I studied on my own...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Why don't people take LPNs seriously?
    Your words touched me. I appreciate this greatly. Part of this is my problem. I don't believe I'm a nurse yet but you're right. I'm not an RN YET ;) but I do have "nurse" in my title. My mom had...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Why don't people take LPNs seriously?
    Congrats new grad! During my pre-reqs, I always aimed for a BSN or an RN (from CC). It's been getting more and more competitive in my state (as I'm sure other states as well) and I was accepted to...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Why don't people take LPNs seriously?
    I understand that as "nurses", we're the bottom of the food chain. I don't want to sound like a cry baby or put myself or other LPNs on a pedestal but I'm tired of people with the "you're just an LPN...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Should I not rush and reschedule my NCLEX?
    I graduated from the PN program at the end of March, started studying around April, took it around June and didn't pass. I was thinking of getting into to it right away at July but ended up...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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