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  1. Finally accepted into American River College's RN program!
    Hi Cortney, I wanted to know how the program is going for you? I was just accepted into the bridge program at ARC for the Fall 2014 and Im so excited I can hardly contain myself. I applied at ARC...
    Apr 10
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. LVN-to-RN Program at American River College-Sacramento
    kingkill My letter of contigent acceptance was in the mail today. I also recieved an acceptance email from Sac City too. Now I need to decide which one to accept.
    Apr 10
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  3. Nervous!
    I would rent all the books (from the library) on test taking strategies for nursing school entrance exams, the ATI study guide, and go through all of your old science notes from your pre req.'s....
    Mar 26
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  4. No confidence in lab skills
    I agree wit mmtorrez89 "Fake it till you make it" Even when you are not confident act as if you are because eventually you will be confident as practice makes perfect. I remember my first day of...
    Mar 26
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. LVN-to-RN Program at American River College-Sacramento
    Is anybody currently in the bridge program at ARC or finished the bridge program at ARC? I would love to know your thoughts about the program.
    Mar 26
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. Transitioning from LVN to RN
    I am currently a LVN working at an elementary school and a jail. My acute care experience is pretty limited since in this area they do not hire LVN's for acute care. I have recently applied to 6 RN...
    Mar 25
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  7. School Nurses: Who Works a Second Job?
    Yes, I work at the Jail on weekends, holidays, and summers. The pay is double what I make at the school. I would leave the school job but I absolutely LOVE it and wouldn't trade it for anything :)
    Mar 5
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Enter your TEAS V Scores here!!
    Program Type: BSN Adjusted Individual Total Score: 84.0% ATI Academic Preparedness Level: Advanced Mean - National: 64.3% Mean - Program: 70.6% Percentile Rank - National - 94 Percentile Rank -...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  9. New Grad RN Angst
    Thank you for this information. I dearly miss Daytonite :(
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Losing weight while in school
    I lost weight in nursing school for a few reasons. I was much more active running around the hospital and when I did eat I usually just had a salad because lets face it hospital food stinks and there...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. iPad for school??
    Funny how some schools won't let you use a hand held electronic device while others require it. I loved having mine at clinicals. It saved me from having to lug around all those books. Plus the apps...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. First day of clinicals, having a hard time emotionally =(
    Jazziepants I love this quote and you sound like an awesome nurse :)
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. W-withdrawal on record
    I would check with the nursing programs you intend on applying at. I know the nursing programs here in the Sacramento area make a big deal over having W's in any of the science prerequisites. Good...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. ATI testing (fundamentals)
    I agree with Kara there are many differences from the text book vs the ATI books. What worked best for me was to take the practice exam and then look up everything you missed in the ATI book. At the...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. First day of clinicals, having a hard time emotionally =(
    Your compassion shows that you will one day be a great nurse. Sure today was emotionally difficult and there will be many more emotionally difficult days in the future but you do get used to it and...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Scholarships
    What state are you in? I'm in California and received a $4000 scholarship through the Health Professions Education Foundation.
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. Torn between two nursing shoes. Which one?
    I used to have a pair of nurse mates and honestly they are not much different than a pair of sketchers or nikes. The most comfortable nursing shoes I have ever owned are my Dansko clogs. They are not...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. iPad for school??
    I would recommend an iPod because of its smaller size is perfect for clinicals and will fit in your pocket. Clinicals is where you are going to need it the most so you can look up meds, definitions,...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. When parents should keep their child home.
    Hi everybody, It seems as if the parents at my school don't understand when they should keep their kids home from school. So I have decided to make a flyer for the parents to remind them. I will...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Potty training at school
    Thanks for the great advice guys (especially having her clean up her own mess). for now we have her sitting on the toilet with her pull up on for 5 min until we can think of a better plan :(
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Potty training at school
    I have a 4.75 year old preschooler girl who has selective mutism and public bathroom phobia. She has been coming in to the health office for scheduled toilet training since the start of school with...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  22. TEAS Help
    I'm sorry you didn't make it :( does your school offer a remediation plan?
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  23. Insuffecient work experience to bridge?
    I graduated from twin rivers adult school in sac. However, I am speaking of carrington college for their LVN to RN program.
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  24. Carrington College or UNR?
    No it looks like I need to take interpersonal communication before I can apply. I can't get into that class until this spring at my local community college so I won't be able to start till next June...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Teas promo 20%
    Thanks for sharing :)
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help


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