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  1. [POLL] is it a reason to NOT pursue nursing anymore?
    I have to disagree with you on trying to understand anything in your native language. It doesn't help at all. I am bilingual. I moved to United States when I was 30 years old. When I decided to...
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Nclex Rn testers, do you recommend certain books for the dreadful SATA's please help
    Lippincott's NCLEX-RNŽ Alternate-Format Questions Amazon.com: Lippincott's NCLEX-RNŽ Alternate-Format Questions eBook: Lippincott: Kindle Store
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Is it really necessary to start out in med surge before branching out to other units?
    I am not experienced RN (starting my new job on Tuesday!) but I think it's not necessary to start in med/surg. I know nurses that started in ICU or ER right after graduation and they told me on...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. How long did it take you to land your first job?
    I got job offer one month after I took my boards. However, I have been working in the hospital since 2009 and I think it helped a lot. I was hired on evening shift :) I am starting next week! :D
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Took nclex today
    Congratulation!!!! So happy for you :)
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Took nclex today
    Just do it :)
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. NCLEX Tips - One I Never Knew
    You can't write anything during practice test. Once you start actual exam you can write whatever you like. BUT if you need extra space you need to rise your hand and they need to erase it.
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Kaplan qbank or Ncsbn 3 week course ?
    I used both. Get Kaplan qBank if you can afford it. Good luck!
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. New Grad States & Relocating
    I don't agree with you ;) If you don't own anything and don't care about your stuff it's pretty easy. You pack your suitcase and you are gone. And yes, I have a husband and to cats (lol) and I still...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. My nclex and Kaplan! Dont stress too much on scores.
    I didn't have q trainers. Only qBank. My average was 61%. I passed with 116 questions. You will do great! Good luck!
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. My nclex and Kaplan! Dont stress too much on scores.
    Kaplan is setup the same way as NCLEX. So once your screen will turn on you will see the same screen you saw on your computer :) I remember saying to myself.... "You are at home, you are taking...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. New Grad States & Relocating
    Small cities that are not very attractive? I just passed my NCLEX and will be endorsing my license to other states, and applying to those "less attractive small cities" :) I don't own the house,...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  13. What to study the day or two before ?
    Two days before exam I did only 30 questions (prioritization and delegation) Day before I would reccomend not to study. Try to relax especially if you studied hard for NCLEX :) Day you will be...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Tomorrow is a big day!!!
    You will do great! Remeber to take deep breaths and take one question at the time :) Good luck!
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Hurst vs Kaplan: My review of both!
    I used both. Hurst and Kaplan qBank. HURST is AWESOME for content. But don't be surprise if you see questions on the boards that are not covered by HURST :) I loved the video lectures. I remember...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Hurst review
    I can print out the notes. I think there is free PDF that will allow you to read and print.
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. FAILED NCLEX W/76 QUESTIONS, need help :(
    After taking test today, I can honestly say that Kaplan prepared me for the test. I purchased both: Hurst and Kaplan. Hurst is AWESOME for content review. However, Kaplan qBank is good for...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. What did you do the day before your test date?
    I went blueberry picking with my friends and then for hike that at the top of the "mountian" finished with swimming in lake! I planned to study but my friends said "NO" and drag me with them. I am so...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Pearson says... Pearson vue trick not accurate
    They won't tell you that is accurate because they want extra $8 for quick results ;)
    Jul 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. EKG strips on NCLEX
    What ScottE, RN said it doesn't seem that scary as it sounds :) If they will ask you e.g., pt has Afib condition what kind of rhythm would you see? So you need to know how Afib looks on the strip. ...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Nursing Students of Washington State 2013 Convention
    Thank you for letting me know! You can find registration form here NSWS Convention 2013 - Nursing Students of Washington State
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  22. Nursing Students of Washington State 2013 Convention
    Nursing Students of Washington State is hosting Annual Convention on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Nursing students represent all ages, backgrounds, and degrees of educational preparation. The 2013...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  23. Best Program in Whatcom County??
    I have never heard about full time program that supposed to start Spring quarter. I know that they want to increase number of students in online program. At least that's what they told us before...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  24. Best Program in Whatcom County??
    It sounds like you are applying for online program (?) Lowest GPA last year was about 3.86. This year GPA was high as well. However, I am not sure about GPA for online class but I would guess...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  25. Paying for Nursing School with NO financial aid
    5K??? I would double check on that one. I received $9500 this year and next one I can get up to $10500. As a primary source use FAFSA website. They have all information you need and how much you can...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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