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  1. Colorblind Flight Nurse in Military?
    You "know" the AF is the hardest to get into? How do you "know" this? My fellow nurse did not get O-3 in the Army and now he is O-3 in AF.
    Sep 22
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Traditional BSN or Accelerated!?
    Whatever way gets you where you need to be ASAP. I have an ABSN and if I did it over I would have just done it for my first degree. No one gives a crap that I have a business bachelors. Just get...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Anatomy on Crack at my school
    Is the question based on how much money you are making? You could get into that and view it from a less self centered way and view it as maybe completing a more challenging course will build...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Worried about getting into Nursing School!
    It sounds like you are doing quite a bit and probably more than most. I did an ABSN and besides my grades the fact that I was a Veteran also helped. I got into my program with a 3.4 GPA on my...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. If I finish with a 3.2 GPA at Valencia college, will I get in the Nursing program?
    Ask the school. No one here can guarantee if you will or won't get into nursing school.
    Sep 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Microbiology help
    Study. It is hard work. Yes it is a challenge that is the point.
    Sep 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Very concerned
    HS grades will matter for getting accepted to a University or college. However once you are in you start with basically a clean slate. LEARN from what didn't work in HS and be prepared. These...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Deciding on a Nursing Program
    I am a vet and and I went to college after I got out to get my BSN. I went to school in DC area and it was cool. From my experiences...if you are free to go anywhere..take advantage of that! Look...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Boston area
    another great Boston Nursing school is Simmons. Also Curry is in a really cool location..I ALMOST went there and was accepted, but ended up going to DC area. Remember in big cities cost of living...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Is nursing the best career to choose ?
    It is intense and challenging work. That is why we get paid pretty well. You have to deal with life and death situations. You are pushing medications that if administered incorrectly could...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Do you think nursing programs can benefit from more rigorous prerequisites?
    So.."I find nursing tends to be very easy to get into"...based on WHAT? What is your definition of "easy". You "find"? What evidence do you have? So everything you find is what is right? What...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Nursing program-Low undergrad GPA. Advice welcome!
    Have you researched this at all? I did an ABSN in 2006. My first GPA was business with a 3.3 GPA. What I found is approximately 90% of schools require a 3.0 on your first bachelors. It DOES NOT...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Should I go out of State?
    You "hear" things all the time. You need to actually get real information from actual universities. What you "hear" isn't evidence and you need to forget this board and talk with actual staff at...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Getting to the gym?????????
    Life is not easy. Get some kettlebells and workout at home. When I was doing my ABSN you simply cannot be working out as much. I was taking 21 hours a semester and studying. You pick and choose. ...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Accerlated nursing schools
    Not likely. Vast majority of ABSN programs require MINIMUM of 3.0 on first degree to even apply. If you got a 2.5 on your first degree they do not like the odds of you getting through an...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. My journey to become a nurse is taking so long...anyone else feel this way?
    If it was easy everyone would do it. I earned my BSN in 2006. It was brutal and hard and exhausting. However compared to working nights with 5 or 6 patients. I miss those days....
    Sep 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Schools that accept low undergrad gpa???
    While I empathize with your situation, many people have hard situations and still get good grades. I haven't seen my parents since I was about age 14. I lived in a horrific apartment and slept on a...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Schools that accept low undergrad gpa???
    I know of no school that accepts a 2.47 for nursing school. Are you talking about an ABSN? I did an ABSN in '06 and the lowest I ever saw accepted was 2.8 and that was one or two schools. Vast...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Needing some encouragement?
    I am not sure you need encouragement. You need to understand if you earn poor grades in school or use excuses then you won't accomplish anything. No one is going to hold your hand and make life...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. So how does it feel like to be a male nurse
    Details? You mean a quantifiable word like "reasonable". You go ahead and chart that man and see how it works out for you.
    Sep 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. So how does it feel like to be a male nurse
    So sjalv..."we must respect our patient's requests as long as they are reasonable". So what does "reasonable" mean? Are you going to be the one who decides what is "reasonable"? That type of...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. So how does it feel like to be a male nurse
    If you become a nurse you will not be a "male nurse" You will be a NURSE. It makes no difference whether you are a man or woman. Good luck.
    Aug 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Anybody here ever found a GF or a future wife as a "murse" at work?
    I have been a nurse since '06. First stop referring to ME as a "fellow murse". This a professional occupation with severe consequences and peoples lives at stake. Go ahead and call yourself a murse...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. Someone please explain
    You take those classes because they are required to meet your goal. What other explanation do you need? You need to be well rounded and educated. Also you need to prove that you accomplish what...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Jobs for nursing students interested in psych nursing
    I have been a psych nurse since 2009. I was ER before psych. You may want to slow down a little and just focus on getting a nursing degree. If you REALLY want to be a psych nurse then you will...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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