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  1. Shoes for nursing school, any recommendations???
    Danskos are always good. I've worn them for years waiting tables and plan to wear them in nursing school too. I also purchased a pair of timberland pros and they are extremely comfortable.
    May 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Going for my RN
    First of all, you definitely can do it! I've been in college longer than I care to think about and have had many classmates who had children. I'd recommend starting out at a community college to save...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. allnurses.com iPhone app is here!
    I've been wondering about an Allnurses app. Looking forward to the android version!:yeah:
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. RN (BSN) vs. PA or nurse practitioner?
    I have also heard that MSN programs are going to be phased out and NPs will be required to earn a DNP. The info that I have heard says the MSN will be phased out sometime around 2015.
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Should I apply for Direct-Entry MSN (for non RNs)?
    I meant 5-6 WEEKS of vacation not years! oooops! where is my EDIT button?!?!!! urgh
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Should i drop patho or a basic class?
    I'm sorry to say but fear your advisor may be right. I'm not sure about your school or the level of competition to be admitted to nursing, but where I am Cs in prerequisites will not get you into a...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Should I apply for Direct-Entry MSN (for non RNs)?
    I'm turning 25 this saturday and will be graduating with a BS in Health Sciences and a minor in Holistic and Integrated Health this May. Last fall I applied to the University of Southern Maine's...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Going to Community College and Transferring
    This is bits and pieces from another post I recently responded to: I started my journey at community college to save money. I earned an associates of liberal arts degree, mostly because I had the...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. If I don't get accepted, what should I do in the meantime?
    First of all, good job on thinking ahead. :) Getting into nursing requires a lot of planning and thinking ahead. I started my journey at community college. I too earned an associates of liberal arts...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. What can I do to these scrub stains? Help Me!!!!
    I have yet to have to remove stains from scrubs as I'm only just beginning school, but I have had to wrangle with stains on button up white work shirts and my lab coats for school. I often use shout...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Great Bay CC Clinical sites
    ahaha, ok thanks I will just go with women's tops. They are V necks and in the same color by Barco so they don't look much different they just fit a whole lot better on a petite gal like myself. I'm...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  12. RN (BSN) vs. PA or nurse practitioner?
    Here in Maine a PA works under the physician's license so they can't open their own practice. When I was debating this NP-PA topic that was the deciding factor for me, but that may vary state to...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Anyone make it into nursing school with below a 3.0 GPA?
    I was in a similar situation and the fastest way to improve your gpa is to retake anything you have a C or lower in. I had one course on my transcript that I got a D in and after I had retaken it my...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. DONT JUDGE ME!
    yup, agreed it is very addicting. I don't check it quite that often, but when I do check it I get sucked right in for WAY longer than I should! The funny thing is I've been making fun of my boyfriend...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Senioritis
    I have an interesting senioritis/nursing school acceptance excitement combo. I'm graduating in May with a BS in Health Sciences and a minor in Holistic & Integrated Health and I've also been accepted...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. BS degree in Health Science then to Nursing program??
    I'm graduating this May with a BS in Health Sciences and a minor in Holistic & Integrated Health. I declared the major to bide my time while I was trying to get into nursing at my school. Many of the...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Great Bay CC Clinical sites
    I had heard mixed things about having a pulse ox. I agree it could definitely be a risk. I'm glad I don't have to buy one to be honest, as they are not cheap. Thanks for your info I really appreciate...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  18. How many days till your pinning ceremony?
    I'm not sure about how long until my pinning, that's getting a little ahead of myself. However my orientation is on May 15th and I'm quite excited for that! :)
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. What gives with the unsupportive spouses?
    Ready-Set-Go, I'm sorry to hear of your troubles. Is it possible to get some temporary family assistance? Have you spoken with anyone at your local DHHS office? There may be assistance out there that...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. What gives with the unsupportive spouses?
    Eagles wings, there will be no flames from me! no worries :o As I said in a previous post that I quoted above, I can completely see how sometimes school has to be postponed for a bit or maybe a...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. What gives with the unsupportive spouses?
    "The above statement pretty much tells me all I need to know about you. Any opinion that does not track with your opinion is summarily judged as being invalid?" I think you may be misinterpreting...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. What gives with the unsupportive spouses?
    Nursing school is temporary. It is not a permanent change. I do not see any implied contract in marriage that says someone can't enter college just because they were not in college at the time of the...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. How is One to Make it as a Nursing Student and Parent
    I would be VERY careful about this. This past fall I spoke with the financial aid office at my school about changing my major to nursing. I had previously declared a Health Sciences major to pick...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. What gives with the unsupportive spouses?
    How true skylark! Kids are very able to adapt, and they do recognize a parents efforts. They might not understand enough of the details of adult life to fully appreciate your sacrifice when they are...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. What gives with the unsupportive spouses?
    First let me address this. If anyone thinks I didn't seek some serious therapy after what happened, you're wrong. I'm not the least bit ashamed to say I spent plenty of time speaking with...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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