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  1. AP1, any tips?
    Our classroom IS our lab, IE: line of microscopes on a back L shaped table that covers two walls (the end comes up right behind my chair so i am smashed like a sardine, LOL) and we have some of...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Does nursing school costs scare you?
    My current private school is going to cost me in the realm of 45k .. for an ASN. Bridge will be paid for by my health system, but that's a LOT of money. They're the preferred choice for new nursing...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  3. AP1, any tips?
    Thanks for all your suggestions! And yes, it IS crazy doing this in one month - and it's not some watered down, hackneyed version, but the real deal, terribly difficult and absolutely saturated with...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Im SUPER depressed! :(
    Can be, depending on the program you are applying to, as each one has its own minimum requirements, and then you are usually competing with a ton of other people, so it will depend on how your score...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. AP1, any tips?
    Hi there! I'm currently taking AP1, we just started Monday. Mine is a private uni in which we take our pre-requisites one at a time, in a one month format. This means, for AP, I am in school Monday...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Clinical Failure
    I hate to say it, but I don't think you really have any reason to file a grievance. The fact that your test was over two WEEKS late because you were "stacking copies" for your grievance is especially...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Becoming a Tech
    I frequently see that it is a good idea for us to get a leg up on future RN employment prospects by trying to secure a tech job at our facility of choice while still in school. I would like to do...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. I'm tired of looking like a zombie
    I would like to say Erase Paste is good, but Benefit Eye Bright is a true miracle worker. It normally comes in a pencil form, but when I go to Ulta I buy the combo pot of Eye Bright/Boi-i-ng. Even...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  9. Anyone else have a problem with this ad?
    Now that I think on it, I don't know which is worse, the ads with the terrible pictures, or the ones that loudly proclaim that the US nursing situation is in dire straits and that, if you go to...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Wearing Black Scrubs in Pediatric Hospital
    At one of my health system's hospitals it seems that every single RN in the whole place is in plain black scrubs! IMO there is nothing even remotely morbid about a black background with cute...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. What are the best shoes for nursing?
    Can anyone recommend a good shoe for someone like me with amazingly large feet? I'm a women's twelve wide, and I'm not sure which shoe to choose. My dean informed me my pumas with the pink and lime...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. TEAS V score
    AIS of 84% with no pre-requisite completion and a grand total of six days study time, combined with the stress of an accident that totalled my van (gotta love those folks who confuse the gas for the...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  13. Lost my first nursing job... now how do I find another?
    I'm a long way from graduation, so I cannot give you pointers on job applications. However, I can tell you that confidence is EVERYTHING no matter what you do. If you keep telling yourself you CAN,...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Anyone else have a problem with this ad?
    I do believe she might be. The come-hither stare isn't helping matters. Good Lord. Real nurses look so much different than this that I can't do much but laugh. "Time for your bed bath..." Get...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Overweight issues; uncomfortable with being practiced on by another student
    As a big girl myself I can totally empathize with you! I was very upfront with my nursing dean about the possibility of having to strip down to my skivvies for the purpose of learning. Thank God she...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How to say no when someone asks for your stethoscope?
    As a student, nobody is touching my Littmann: period. It holds a lot of personal significance for me... I have kept it safely tucked away for nearly two years as a tangible reminder of my ultimate...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. This is a beautiful story....true or not
    Okay, which one of you is cutting onions in here? :crying2:
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. First day reality check
    Oh please. While I will fully acknowledge the fact that nursing school is challenging, time consuming, and sometimes overwhelming... I do believe that when our instructors make these sweeping...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Loose teeth letter - thought I'd share...
    This seems to set kids up early for today's epidemic of people who run to the nearest ER for the first signs of a stuffed nose, hangnail, stubbed toe etc......... such a bad lesson to teach them....
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. What are you really good at?
    Personally, I think trading some professionalism for a great sense of humor is worth it :)
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. APA Format and You...
    Thanks for your reply JBudd! I will look into getting PERLA. I don't mind spending a small amount of money as long as I'm assured a quality product! I think I will buy the APA book as well, since I'm...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What are you really good at?
    I just wanted to say that I love this post - I think so many people forget that the elderly have been at our stage of life too and are no less human... Not nurses specifically, but as a Floridian I...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Stupid q's: Has smoking cigarettes kept you from getting a job?
    I'm a student and won't be graduating for some time yet, however I've made the decision to work on quitting *now*. Not only do I personally feel that a smoking nurse is inappropriate simply because...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. APA Format and You...
    Hi all! I've got my first paper due in about a week or so. It's to be written, of course, in APA format. Now, in my prior papers, I've always done all of the work entirely by hand as instructed......
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Am I the only student here that has anxiety when I think about not getting accepted?
    Good luck to all of you awaiting those letters! I got accepted and I can tell you the anxiety does not go away - if anything, it's worse.... an OMG what did I just sign up for am I insane kind of...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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