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  1. You're going to think I'm nuts
    I also love nursing school as well! I have learned so much since the beginning of the term and I just crave to learn and do more everyday. I even love doing my careplan :)
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Feeling overwhelmed with gratitude
    That is so awesome!! I love hearing stories like these. There are some great people out there. Good luck in your program! You will do great!
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Pregnancy: Before or After Nursing School
    I think that it is always a difficult decision when it comes to family vs school. I was pregnant before I started my program and sadly, it ended in MC. I decided to NOT try again and go on to...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Positive Thinking Is Useless By Itself
    I used to be a VERY pessimistic person. I have always had faith and have always prayed but the glass half empty person was there. I also had a ton of anxiety, I would worry about this, what if that,...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. My advice to the beginning RN student
    Thank you for posting this. I know a few people that are sinking in the program ahead of me and I strongly believe it is because that person is working about 12 hrs a week. That is 12 hours of extra...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. What is the average of a nursing student?
    I am 23 and my classmates range from 20 all the way to 50.
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Backpack on wheels..Is this really necessary?
    This is my exact dilemma as well. I am considering a Zuca bag. BUT then I think I would injure my back lifting the thing full of books in and out of the car. My other option is a good north face...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Fall 2012 Jitters!
    I know what you mean by the hyperventilating feeling. This is my first time experiencing this. My friends that are ahead are scaring the crap outta me. I like that you said to cover one thing at a...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Fall 2012 Jitters!
    I feel the exact same way! :crying2: I have heard from people that it is a normal feeling but it sure feels bad. I was always super excited for nursing and now that it is just about here, I am...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Summer term students
    I am taking pathophysiology and one nursing class- Epidemiology. I am SO ready for a break. I only get 2 weeks though and then start fundamentals at the end of August, I am really excited! I am...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. For profit nursing school
    I go to a for profit school. I start my core classes in August. I am very excited. I like my school a lot. It has it's ups and downs,but so does every other school out there. Do what is best for YOU...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Orientation(s)?
    We have one orientation and it is mandatory. We have had one clinical packet orientation and next week we have our actual Nursing orientation. I think it is a bit early though because we don't start...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. The "one thing"
    My "things" are poop, badly broken leg bones (I have had knee surgery 2x and I think it comes from there) and I am thinking it will be suctioning trachs too cause it sounds yucky. I don't even change...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. How do I fight off the nervousness as a New Nursing Student?
    I could have written this post myself! I am so nervous too! I start August 27th and I am freaking out. I just want to do so well and hearing how hard it is scares me to death! We should make a thread...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. advice for a soon to be west coast university student!
    Yes, I transferred in 5 classes which cut my cost down a lot. I feel you on community colleges being so packed. It really sucks. And yes, the college algebra class is pretty hard. I had the very best...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. advice for a soon to be west coast university student!
    Hello! I am a WCUOC student. I like it here a lot. It is HARD work though and definitely NOT a perfect school. But Be prepared to study all the time. I underestimated how much studying the prereqs...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Summer Microbiology!? I'm Nervous
    WOW a 4 week micro course?? Mine was 9 weeks and it was insanity. I think they will have to leave out a lot of stuff though.. there is no way to learn everything in 4 weeks. I didn't learn everything...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. I don't know if I'm smart enough for nursing
    Hi! I know how you feel, I got a B in physiology as well and it is looking like I am getting another B MAYBE an A- in micro now... Sometimes I wonder the same thing... like why doesn't my brain just...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. West Coast University--What are the chances of getting hired?
    the program is going good! There are some ups and downs with recent changes in the policies, but overall, I am satisfied. It is very intense sometimes. If you are weak in a subject, then you have to...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. West Coast University--What are the chances of getting hired?
    I am not a nurse manager, I am a student at WCU, but I know a girl who just graduated from there in Feb and she now has a job at UCI. Sooo they def hire students from WCU. It might be hard because...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. West Coast University - BS Nursing
    And yes, the loans are outrageous. But thankfully, I have that part covered already so it is not a big deal for me. If I had kids already would I do this? Absolutely not.
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. West Coast University - BS Nursing
    Okay, I am not lying to myself, it took me 3 years deciding to go there so trust me, I know the risks. I just said there won't be "extreme prejudice". If there is, then I guess I will deal with it...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. MATHHHHH! HELP!
    Go to a tutor! That saved me in college algebra. And also, go to the khan academy website and there will be a ton of videos on all types of algebra
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Hesi addmission test
    Yes, use the book! It helped SO much. I was nervous and ended up with a 90% overall, and I am NOT the best at math. Oh, and go over medical terminology cause there was a lot on mine as well. You will...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  25. West Coast University - BS Nursing
    Wow, not hear to argue with someone who clearly has an issue with WCU students. Have a nice night now. :)
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: California Nursing


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