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  1. OVER-40 Fall 2012 Nursing Students--Roll Call
    Just finished reading an awesome thread about a young 50-something getting ready to start a nursing program so I thought I'd put another call out for those over 40 (or close to 40) who are getting...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Nursing school at age 50
    @Oz2, why do you say that? I am about to begin a nursing program in a matter of weeks. I have no illusions as to what the career path will be like, but I'm also not a nurse YET. Can you share your...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. What is the average of a nursing student?
    I think the mix of ages is great. For some, like me, it is about trying something new. I have a BA and MEd but just wanted to give something else a try (especially since I have always been interested...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. What is the average of a nursing student?
    At 40, I may be one of the oldest. I just finished a nutrition class where I was the oldest by probably 5 years, including the instructor. I thought it might bug be a little, but nope. Not at all....
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Are there really enough jobs???
    I just noticed that Esme12 posted the same message on my op regarding the nursing shortage (http://allnurses.com/general-nursing-discussion/nursing-shortage-not-747667.html). It is clear this is a...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Nursing Shortage or Not (two articles)
    Great info, Esme12! I had hoped not to sound as if I were bemoaning the job outlook for nursing. I'm not. If anything, as a former teacher, I'm used to doing my due diligence and felt fairly well...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Ohio University Accelerated BSN
    I came across an article from last year that stated OU was going to start an accelerated BSN this fall for non-nursing degree holders. Anyone hear about this?
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  8. OVER-40 Fall 2012 Nursing Students--Roll Call
    Dharma21 and DReinerMBA, nice to meet you! I'm with your Dharma21, I'm already thinking about my BSN, even looked at a few online programs today. I need to not get ahead of myself, but sometimes its...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Scam Schools And Diploma Mills
    Here are two interesting sites/blogs exposing diploma mills: *Diploma Mills: How to Spot and Avoid Them! *http://diplomamillnews.blogspot.com/ (specifically: Diploma Mill News: Search results for...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Scam Schools And Diploma Mills
    Thujone, I'm wondering the same thing. How are they able to offer programs like this? I mean, I don't see anything quite like this for teaching, engineering, medicine. Why nursing? If a school...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Nursing Shortage or Not (two articles)
    While the first article is from US News' University Directory, it does cite a report from Georgetown University, this same information was mentioned in Forbes and is available on BLS and in numerous...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nursing Shortage or Not (two articles)
    elprup, no kidding! Before allnurses I would have bought the hype, but I've read countless posts claiming the only shortage is with jobs. I just thought it was interesting what was discussed in these...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nursing Shortage or Not (two articles)
    There has been so much talk about the "supposed" nursing shortage vs. the influx of nurses (and nursing programs and nursing students) that I wanted to see what data was out there. One recent article...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. OVER-40 Fall 2012 Nursing Students--Roll Call
    Hey JavaWench! It IS why you are tired . . . the two-year-old, that is. I had my first at 35 (I was mortified when my chart had me listed as "Advanced Maternal Age") and my second at 37. They will be...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. OVER-40 Fall 2012 Nursing Students--Roll Call
    midlifecrisis1, you are where I may be one day and I won't have half the experience you have. NP, heck, you are climbing WAY up that ladder. I'm on the bottom rung :) Seriously, it is great to...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What was your experience in school?
    Ah, and the reason I ask! I have two little ones, almost 3 and 5, and all I can think about is how they ARE my social life. While I have NO issues putting in the time, I want to spend as much QUALITY...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. What was your experience in school?
    This is related to another post I replied to earlier. The OP was asking if it would be best to get through all the co-reqs/non-nursing courses before starting nursing school. Most everyone replied an...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. OVER-40 Fall 2012 Nursing Students--Roll Call
    Hey meghen! Welcome! Congrats on the beginning of a new adventure! FIVE girls! Wow, you must be busy (and you must hear that from people all the time). You are going to be such a huge inspiration...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Did you take all non-nursing classes first?
    I'll have all but two completed and after all I've heard and read, I think you are in the right line of thinking if you are considering getting all the non-nursing coursework out of the way. Nearly...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Anatomy Refresher?
    I have two little ones that might be totally into MSB! I may have to check it out. I really wish Khan Academy had an A & P course. This guy helped me ace chemistry and review math. LOVE, love, love ....
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Anatomy Refresher?
    You are not kidding. Course dropped, books being returned. I read some past threads (seriously, this is the BEST forum/resource out there for nurses/pre-nurses), and have ordered and reserved some...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Anatomy Refresher?
    A&P 1 and 2 are co-reqs for my program . I received credit for the first one from a course I took forever ago. I was going to take it again online at another school as a refresher. The course, books,...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. OVER-40 Fall 2012 Nursing Students--Roll Call
    jollylama! Congrats on the first year down! Funny, I worked for an automaker in Detroit as a summer worker and then got rolled over to full time. We have PhD-ers on the line! The lure of big bucks...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. OVER-40 Fall 2012 Nursing Students--Roll Call
    rubato, I LOVE your attitude! I personally think you shouldn't let your "advanced" age get in the way. Now is the time! With technology (online courses), the push to educate and improve (rather than...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Family...my OWN family...discourages me from nursing...
    I have two younger sisters that are you and miss priss' ages...I can't imagine not supporting them. Unless they wanted to become cannibalistic basket weavers in Borneo, then maybe I might not be...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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