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  1. Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD
    My only real experience at Holy Cross is as a patient. The have a Peds ER, with it's own triage nurse--which is pretty cool. It's also a really popular place for childbirth--their postpartum unit is...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  2. Did you pass the NCLEX RN?
    I was able to do Kaplan and ATI, due to the generosity of others. And that was the only reason I accessed them; however, after doing Kaplan I realized something. I didn't know what I didn't know. ...
    Feb 27
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Kaplan content review videos
    I used the videos as a supplement, especially the question review ones. I just listened to them like lectures. It was helpful for me because it helped me realize the pieces that weren't taught or...
    Feb 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Overwhelmed about NCLEX!
    I took NCLEX today (got the good pop-up, PTL) and I was very nervous and unsure. I felt so stressed that my menses came on early, during the test. I'd already rescheduled once because I felt...
    Feb 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. I can't face 265 ?'s again....help!!!
    I tried both ATI and Kaplan. Kaplan seemed to better prepare me for the test; the questions seem to more closely mirror what I saw on NCLEX--with some notable exceptions (generic drug names only and...
    Feb 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Over 2 months delay in college submitting students credentials to state
    Not entirely sure if there is any recourse on your part for what could be deemed a clerical error, as the school is not legally obligated to submit the paper work within a specified timeframe. I can...
    Feb 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. The Excelsior College Distance Learning ADN Program: Facts, Answers, and Links
    Our state (MD) BON no longer allows EC grads to sit for the NCLEX. (Maryland Board of Nursing - Nursing Education) I also heard that Virginia, a neighboring state, has done the same. Do you know...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  8. Enter your TEAS V Scores here!!
    It all depends on what you already know. I took it with no studying whatsoever and got an 87. It was administered to my class without advance notice (yeah, really). However, there were some...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  9. SICK of BSN Pedestal
    I just want to know: where are these 2 year ADN programs? In my area, all of the ADN programs take 3 years to complete and the RN-BSN programs are 2-3 semesters. Even with most of my pre-reqs taken...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. Any web sites to purchase instead of rent e-textbooks?
    Most of the Elsevier books are available for full purchase in VitalSource format. For some reason, there are certain titles that are rental only. If you need something that's on CourseSmart, try...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Enter your TEAS V Scores here!!
    Wow! We received the same score. Program Type: ADN Attempt: 1 of 1 Adjusted Individual Total Score: 87.3% ATI Academic Preparedness Level: Advanced Mean - National: 64.3% Mean - Program:...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  12. Bowie state university vrs morgan state university, which one would people recommend
    If you are looking specifically for an HBCU, consider Coppin State. I think their nursing department is somewhat underrated; it's actually a solid program. They recently underwent an overhaul and...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  13. ASN or BSN route? confused! :/
    Really, it all comes down to $$. Getting a BSN takes 4 years in any scenario (4 years at a university or 3 years at a community college plus one year at a university--many RN to BSN programs are...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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