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  1. Are people less likely to congratulate older or younger students for getting into RN?
    Sometimes parents are selfish, hopefully without realizing it. People sometimes hesitate to appreciate something, that they have never experienced. .. If you want to be a RN - go for it, dont'...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Discouraged Pre-Nursing Student
    Since its July, I'm assuming that you are taking Micro over the summer semester? This is an intense course.... you might have to see if you can take some vacation days, especially around finals to...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. best way to schedule classes to maximize degree progression
    I took 3 classes a semester. I think less classes is better, because your grades will be better. It took me a little under 2 years to finish my pre regs. I'm starting my nursing classes next...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Getting vaccinated for Nursing school?
    You do have to have great immunity as a nurse. I respect that you have your values and you distrust some vaccines. However, sometimes in life... you just have to do things you don't want to, to...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Finger Prints
    you should call your school - when I was fingerprinted, I told them what school it was for and it was sent directly to that school. -- Call to make certain..
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. How can a ASN program be 2 years if you have to take prereqs and nursing classes?
    When it comes to nursing classes and clinicals, the colleges set the schedule.. not you. I am unsure how long a nursing portion is for BSN but its 2 years long for ASN (At least, that's how it was...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. A&P 2 What part was the hardest for you?
    hormones ----- aside from that, I would say diagnosis was the hardest. I took A&P 2 during the summer which was more intense.. if I could redo it, I would definately do it during a full semester. :)
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Advice...please
    why was the enviroment horrible at the university? Do you want to be a nurse? If you don't, do something else. You said that you want to work at a hospital so you need to work towards...
    Jul 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Students & Nurses- How do I get into nursing school with low undergrad gpa?
    the past is the past. Do your pre-regs and attempt get As. When I did my pre-regs, I normally took them with less-challenging classes to make sure that I made great grades. For ex: A&P with...
    Jul 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. How far do you drive for nursing school?
    45 minutes to get to my ns. There is a LPN school near my house but I wanted to go for my RN. An hour of driving is nothing if nursing is your dream... I only wish that gas prices were lower. I...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Any nursing students with small kids?
    I have two children 7 and 9. I am starting nursing classes in the Fall. You can do it, you just have to make studying a priority. If I have a big exam, one of my children might miss boy scouts...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. This is the "new" policy..denied admission based on low compass math score
    I went back to school as an older student. I ended up having to take learning support math, which took me a semester but I did learn a lot. However, if you can't take a learning support math, then...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. What time do you start clinical?
    7am! I am a bit concerned about this, because its an hour commute and my kids get on the school bus at 630 am. On days that I do not have clinicals, I can get them on the bus and make it to my...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Did you take all non-nursing classes first?
    I took all of my ADN pre-regs before starting nursing school. Most schools need recent A&P classes (within 5 years), so you might want to do the basic pre-reqs first like math, micro, psych etc etc....
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Advice/critique for a scholarship essay!
    Many months have gone by, but I wanted to still give my opinion about this essay. Great job! I think there are too many adjectives. You are a good writer but sometimes shorter is better. Shorter...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Do you have a lot of Debt to pay off
    I'm accepted to a great nursing program, but it is costly. Great program though! -- I feel that it will be worth it, although I will have to take out loans. Do your best to get any...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Am I capable in being an RN?
    Don't think about everything you have to know... just take it day by day, test by test. You can do it! Science classes are a lot of work but focus on the wonder of human body. Don't let...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Are these legitimate concerns, or am I psyching myself out?
    I was never good at math and I ended up with great grades. Math takes lots of practice and it is hard to learn by yourself. Tackle one day/ one grade/on problem at a time. You can do it! Aim at...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Advice and info on loans and debt.
    Take a loan if you have to, your education is most important and nursing studies are hard. If I can get a good-paying job, I plan to keep my standard of living low, so I can repay the loan back...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Why bother...?
    I'm not retaking A&P but I am studying it for a couple hours each day, over the summer. I start nursing school in the fall and realize how important A&P is. :)
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Too FAT to be a nurse?
    You shouldn't put anything on hold. Some people are negative - that is their problem and not yours. Take walks, be active and go for what you want. I am overweight too but I'm not going to let...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Nashville State CC Nursing Program Fall 2012
    just rec'd my NSCC letter - it's a NO. However, I am happy to get a letter so I can go another path. Good luck everyone, whether you are going to NSCC or another college. Have a great day. ...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  23. Nashville State CC Nursing Program Fall 2012
    I emailed ***** yesterday morning - a very-short inquiry letter - rec'd no answer back. I'll let you all know if I find out anything. I'm happy with the college I am going to go to, but I...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  24. Nashville State CC Nursing Program Fall 2012
    ty socal for the info on St Thomas Now that the may 25 contract date has passed for NSCC, I assume the rest of the letters are going out, since now they know exactly how many seats are left to...
    May 27, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  25. Does it matter what college you go to for nursing?
    nursing school is hard - nursing students who do well as not the ones partying.. :) I say go for it! Aim for being a nurse and getting your RN status by an accredited school :)
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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