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  1. Koi Mystery Scrub Top Purchases
    Ive never heard of this but thanks for posting! I just landed my first job on a post surgical unit and am trying to build up my scrub stash!
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. I quit my job
    Congrats! It's a great feeling! When I was accepted to nursing school I quit my job 4 months before school started. LOL. I loved it!
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. What do you think of 12 hour shifts?
    I love 12 hour shifts! However, at my current job, I work 8 hr nights and it isn't as terrible as I thought it would be. As long as I work 8 days within the 2 week period, I still keep my FT status....
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  4. Need opinions on my plan..am I making the right choice?
    Thank you to both. I think part of my uneasiness is due to starting a new position in a new career. I dont handle it well when I am in the position of not knowing what I'm doing. I plan on getting as...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. First 5 weeks of nursing school
    Congrats on starting nursing school! For me, the first 5 weeks were spent getting to know classmates and instructors, reading, practicing skills, studying, and trying to get yourself organized! It...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. IL NCLEX 3 Year Limit
    I'm sorry to hear about what you're going through. I do not believe that IA has a time limit like IL does. If it were me, I would most likely take a refresher course, review content hard core,...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. How long does in take to receive you ATT for the NCLEX letter from Pearsonvue?
    I'm in IL. Here is my timeline: 5/18 - graduated 5/20 - school submitted papers to PearsonVue 6/12 - received ATT By the time I received my ATT, July was the first date I could register for :(
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. need Advice for kaplan classes
    I took Kaplan classroom and I thought it was a waste of time. My instructor taught us their decision tree and for 4 days we just answered NCLEX questions. That was it. Personally, I learned more...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Kaplan Q trainer
    There are Qtrainer questions online if you search for them. However, if you want access to Qbanks, you will need to pay for those.
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Need opinions on my plan..am I making the right choice?
    I am an ADN and graduated in May. After waiting for about a month for my ATT, I finally received it in June and took NCLEX the first week of July. During that time I had declined 2 RN positions...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. help for immigration
    It seems as if you have received some good advice. However, there are just no alternative ways of getting into the us quickly. If these methods are not fast enough, you may look into other countries...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. help for immigration
    Yes...silverdragon is right. The waits are very long. My grandmother petitioned for my aunt and uncle to come to the u.s. 21 years later thrir petition was finally approved and they will be arriving...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Leave a comment now before i go to bed! need CNA Advice!!
    Be a team player. Look for opportunities to help and be willing! Learn from your preceptors and everyone else around you :-) You will be just fine if they see that they can trust you to do what you...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Leave a comment now before i go to bed! need CNA Advice!!
    Wow....how did you go through c.n.a clinicals without having to clean someone up? I am surprised. Im assuming you have your license. Honestly it depends on the facility how orientation goes. But...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. help for immigration
    How are you related to your relatives in the us? Unless they are immediate family (parents,brother,sister) im afraid you will be out of luck as only immediate family can petition. Good luck!
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. On hold test results
    First of all, calm down and breathe. From what I understand results can be put on hold for many different reasons. Its not an automatic fail. At this point it is what it is....waiting is always...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Will I be Stuck in LTC???
    I am in the same situation. I personally think any experience is better than no experience. Also it would depend....Are you financially able to not work for an undetermined length of time? My...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Help? Really need some advise :(
    I agree...sounds like a toxic environment. I would find somewhere to study like , as someone suggested, the kibrary. Do you have any friends that you can stay with occasionally or other relatives?
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. What is the difference of the kaplan review courses?
    It really depends on how you learn. I am the type who needs to sit in a classroom so I ended up taking the regular classroom. Honestly, it didnt work for me :( there was no content covered so make...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Quick results help
    There will be a link that says view results under your account after the 48 hours if you are able to do the quick result. I don't know how the result changes if it does not say delivery successful. ...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. KAPLAN VS NCLEX
    I wouldn't say Kaplan is the best but it was what worked for me. It's strategy so you really need to have a solid grasp on your content in order to be really successful. I used it as my only source...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Rescheduling issues
    You should keep whatever date you have. You've been studying for almost 3 months. You will never feel truly confident taking it. there's just so many different topics you could get tested on. Also if...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Finally got a job
    In the facility I interviewed for it is about 3 weeks total. The first night I would follow a nurse around and the second night would be doing tasks with the help of my preceptor. And every night...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. Finally got a job
    Congrats on your first job! I am still looking for one as well. I was fortunate enough to be offered 3 jobs before I took the exam but I turned them down to focus on my exam. Big mistake but it is...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Computer Malfunction During NCLEX!!!!
    My best friend had 2 computer malfunctions during her exam. Two telephone calls were made as well as incident reports. She took all 265 questions with 50 sata and a high amount of other alternative...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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