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  1. What do you guys think of Medtech College?
    Just go to the school. You have to take an acu-placer test anyway :)
    Apr 13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  2. Fall 2014 Ivy Tech Nursing
    It's been a while since I've seen a new IVT thread! I put my application in and I'm impatiently awaiting the long 7 weeks to get my letter. :) I plan to get my ASN her and BSN program. But I need to...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  3. Non-traditional Nursing Hopefuls
    36 here, I have already submitted my application and am waiting to hear back! I have 4 kiddos, one complex special needs. Topped off with an truck driver for a hubby that is gone or sleeping more...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. How did you space your SCIENCE prereqs?
    I took Micro with AP 102 this semester. I'm carrying a high A in both, so it can be done! I also have two other classes as well, so they all keep me pretty darn busy!
    Apr 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Pre-reqs need advice
    I'm taking micro with A&P II right now and have high A's in both. I LOVE this class. It's a blast
    Apr 4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Grrrr....
    Go to school when the kiddos are in school! I have a 4 and 6 year old with a complex terminal illness and I'm going to school. You can do it and she has to realize that sometimes, exceptions need to...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Teas Test Trouble :(
    In order to do well at this test you have to study the material they have, I"m fully convinced of this. Get the study pack with the book and both sets of online practice tests. Then read and read and...
    Mar 30
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  8. Microbiology
    Micro is an amazing class. If you can take it face to face, go for it!
    Mar 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Took the Teas Today
    I took mine recently as well and got a 78%. Reading your post was exactly how mine would have read. I so wanted that 80 on there! Science was brutal. I knew the equations but some of the questions...
    Mar 10
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  10. A&P & Microbio at the same time...omg
    I'm taking A&P 102 and Micro and ya.. it's tough. The tests are conveniently stacked smack next to each other! It doesn't help that I'm also taking two other classes that should be easy but they have...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. I am the only retcher?
    I feel "lucky" in that I have ID 6 year old in diapers and we have done it all from C.diff to feeding tube poo to ammonia poo that would rival any filthy litter box. We've had the crazy code browns...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. What do you guys think of Medtech College?
    Does Med Tech credits even transfer to those schools, or any for that matter?
    Feb 7
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  13. Help with A&P
    If you have a book you can go back through and read that. You could even buy an anatomy book that is maybe a semester or two old and go back through that. Fortunately, the courses build on each...
    Dec 12, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Demand for PICU nurses
    This is great information. I'm from this area too and my entire goal for nursing is to eventually end up in PICU. I had to LOL at the "other" children's hospital comment, it does kinda seem like they...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  15. Advanced Physio and Lifespan Dev over summer?
    I have kids, no job take full 12 hour of classes. A nurse that comes to take care of my daughter, so I have time to my self to study. I guess what I'm hoping is that since I will have taken A&P 1/2...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Advanced Physio and Lifespan Dev over summer?
    I'm contemplating taking these classes over the summer, mostly to get them out of the way when I (hopefully) start the nursing program in the Fall of 2014. They are not required to apply for the...
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. If you have kids, when do you study?
    I have 2 kids, one is four, and the other one is almost six but special needs. She wakes up constantly so yep, I put her with me. They go down about 7 and I study till I fall asleep drooling on...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. What do you guys think of Medtech College?
    DON"T GO. I considered going last fall and wisely changed my mind. It was then that they said that they had their inspection scheduled to gain accreditation and guess what... I looked a few weeks ago...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  19. Any other students who are mothers?
    I am a mother, one of which being a medically challenged special needs kid. I'm looking to start in Fall of 14 too. Make sure you have a support system in place. If your kids get sick, have snow days...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Where are you going to school?
    I'm at Ivy Tech too. I will be applying Fall of 2014 :)
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. What type of nursing do you want to specialize in?
    PICU. PICU. PICU. Unless the good lord has something else in mind for me, I FIRMLY believe that this is where I NEED to be, So I'm doing everything possible to put that into motion. I'm still...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. What does it take for a nursing program to be nationally accredited?
    I *almost* did what you did do and I'm so happy I backed out now. It's a process to get the schools accredited, and the one I was going to go to, but didn't, just REAPPLIED for candidacy. That means...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Tips from an A&P Tutor
    My first test in A&P was yesterday and I did okay but I could have done much better! I ace my smaller quizzes but man, I can honestly say I wasn't prepared, It whooped my hiney. In 4 weeks I hope to...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. RN License plate
    Indiana has plates too, If mine weren't already personalized I'd get them once I finish up! 12936
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What has been your favorite prerequisite?
    I am likinig A&P, but I like it more when I teach it to my self at home. It's hard with the instructor we have, not much instructing going on, just reading PP's that are already handed out. lol. I...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student