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  1. Being a shy nurse
    I have always been an introverted person and I definitely feel shy at party's or in big groups. As I get older, the more I mature, the less shy I have become. However, I also have to say that...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Completely enraged!!!
    That would have made me angry too! However, it says more about those people than it does you and you handled it well! They acted like jerks!
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Kaplan entrance test
    Where did you take it at? At my school, you have to take the test and then set a cut off score for acceptance into the program based on the testers scores. I am not sure if that how it is everywhere...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Nursing Math
    I second the Davis Basic Math Review and I like Kaplan's Nursing Math.
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Do you read all the text for science classes?
    I am not sure if I am going to have time to read everything I am suppose to for my micro class. Our teacher has a great system that she set up in masterinmicrobiology.com where we have to complete A...
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Need to take stats, micro, & psych elective...should I add chem on top?
    Auditing sounds like a good plan!
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Starting to thinking nursing is not for me..losing that drive
    I think if you want to know for sure if you want to be a nurse is to find a hospital or volunteer position where you can either shadow a nurse (if it is possible) or be a volunteer and expose...
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. nctc lvn entrance exam
    Is it the Kaplan exam? If so, there is a post in there about the Kaplan exam for NCTC. You can search or keep scrolling down farther and someone posted some really good info about the math on the...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  9. Chemistry is going to kill me.. >.>
    All your other science classes will build on chemistry - so it is important. You have to read the material and follow it up with other ways of learning, e.g. videos (youtube), visual learning, etc. ...
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. How exactly does an online nursing program work?
    You study from home, take tests, quizzes online and go to clinicals at local clinical sites.
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  11. How much time do you put into homework and studying?
    I too feel that I put a lot more than the "recommended" amount of time for science courses in particular. I think it will pay off in the long run. I am older too, almost 37, so maybe age has affected...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Advice on Microbiology
    Learn to teach yourself and you will be successful! I took online courses for years, and teaching yourself is an extremely valuable tool. Read the book, lecture notes and utilize online videos,...
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Staying healthy and going to school.
    Honestly, I think you do need to snack more while studying - brain needs glucose - you use more while studying. Just choose a healthy snack option!
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Constant rejection...somebody throw me a bone!
    Have you considered getting an LVN and then bridging to RN-BSN. If you are being rejected, it must be super competitive where you are! Around here, we are looking at 3.8-4.0 GPA's for acceptance into...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    I am not in the program yet, but when is the class start date? I am just curious if it follows the same schedule as the the other NCTC classes...I hope so, because the current NCTC calendar matches...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  16. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Do you all start class this Tuesday, August 20th or are you all going to orientation?
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  17. you will be surprised....
    Grammar and spelling errors in a medical/professional environment can result in harm to your patient and also give others an understanding of your level of education and/or seriousness and maturity! ...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Nursing school = weight gain?
    I agree not eating enough will cause weight gain on top of the stress. Then adding the constant (high fructose corn syrup) coke is all a recipe for weight gain. Eating is very important to keep those...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. bad breath when I'm nervous! need a fix
    Chlorophyll taken regularly or Chlorella, it is an internal deodorizer and very healthy and detoxifying. If you aren't flossing regularly, bacteria gets stuck between the teeth and smell bad. If you...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Nervous about my sciences , how much time needed for studying?
    I am a stay at home mom and found that planning isn't enough. There are many times when kids have to stay home from school sick or we get sick, or someone has to go to the doctor, dentist, etc. I...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. How much chem is actually used in ap??
    Just get your A&P I book and study the chapter's on cell biology and chemistry and you will know. That is all you will need.
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Wow, that seems like a lot less time. I am glad I chose a regular semester this time...I was getting burned out on the accelerated classes after 2 semesters.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  23. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Last semester I took all accelerated 8 week classes at UTA including sociology, biology and A&P I. I wish I had known about NCTC sooner, because I feel I basically wasted my time. Anyway, when I took...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  24. Difference in NLNAC & CCNE?
    What is the difference in accreditation between NLNAC and CCNE? Thanks! :-)
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Would like more information about becoming a nurse.
    It sounds like you are on the right path by going through the program at your high school! Good luck!
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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