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  1. Medical Terminology class--useful?
    I took it in school even though I didn't have to have it and the professor was a nightmare--It ended up being harder than my biochem class at that time. She gave 2 exams the entire time and one was...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Why can't you get Financial Aid with a Bachelors Degree?
    Sure..I totally agree..better education the first time around and a job to go with it when finished
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Can we have a punching bag in the break room?
    Wait...there is a break room?????
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. Student loan taking forever to pay off...
    I agree with you and not just because I was in the same boat. I had a 3.9 gpa as well in high school and worked hard to maintain a stellar image..thinking I might get something..anything but was...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. Student loan taking forever to pay off...
    Add to this the difficulty in finding work and the penalties of having no credit and it is a nightmare---I feel that student loans are a bit unfair in the way they do the interest up front thing...I...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Student loan taking forever to pay off...
    I have been paying mine for 7 years now. I borrowed a total of 25,000 for my bachelors and masters..so that was not a huge amount...BUT...I can tell you that after 7 years of 400 a month..I still...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. Am I wrong for calling off? Please help!
    I really dread ending up in a situation like this because I am shy to demand this or that..even if I was not new. Someone replied that you should write it up as an incidence report and keep...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nursing Student (R.N. Program) but Interested in being a CNA for a Summer Job
    Oh--BTW...I would wait on the BSN just to see if a hospital will pay for it once you get hired..or if money is not an issue then go ahead and get it done...once you are not a student for some years...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Nursing Student (R.N. Program) but Interested in being a CNA for a Summer Job
    I know some people become patient care techs and they make around 10 an hour. I am not sure if you have to go through anything/test because I have never looked into it but my mom offered to hire me...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. How did you get financing for the Associates Degree in Nursing program?
    I know I thought the same thing but I am just going on what they emailed me recently. I emailed the fin. aid dept. and they said no you can't get any since you already have a degree. We do not...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  11. How did you get financing for the Associates Degree in Nursing program?
    Yes...there is a nursing scholarship program and it is great...but....you have to have a EFC of zero, good credit and answer 3 essay questions. They choose 450 winners from the entire nation...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. How did you get financing for the Associates Degree in Nursing program?
    I too am facing this problem for next semester. Since I have been out of work going to school I have exhausted my savings because of things coming up/fees here and there. I wanted to take out a...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. "Just" an LPN
    agldragonRN...I feel ya--I faced an uphill battle with everything I wanted to do. When I was in school majoring in public health/spanish...my father and grandmother used to berate me daily on how...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. "Just" an LPN
    I know some LPNs that have bachelor's degrees and masters degrees in other subjects that are equally difficult as medicine that simply wanted a career change in less time than a RN. With or without...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Switching careers at 42...I have to re-take Mircrobiology???
    I know how you feel. I had a MPH before applying and they made me take stats even though I had an A in grad level biostats because the title didn't say stats and instead it said...
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. a 4.0 GPA does not help
    ....It may be true for her uni (SFSU), and it's certainly true for SJSU (they only accept 2nd Bach. students for BSN major). Given the tuition diff and grad prospects of getting hired, I...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Teas exam,, test version 5 help !!
    Remember to go with a clear mind. Eat something before you go. Get plenty of sleep a few days before so you can focus. Think POSITIVE POSITIVE...think going in.." Ive got this" Take the pract....
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  18. NCLEX-PN finished and passed!
    YEH...!!!! Working hard for something feels great! I hope I pass coming soon (nclex-rn)--wish me luck I am super scared. :idea:
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. FINALLY..I have passed my boards and can start learning!
    Congradulations! You will be a great nurse :cheers: ... YEH!
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. a 4.0 GPA does not help
    You have to keep trying. I know you read it before but you have to put your faith in it and know this time around wasn't for you and there could be a good reason why...perhaps there is another...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. How I Studied for the TEAS 5... HTH
    The most help I have seen on here without breaking down and buying books...I was looking for my sister since she has to take this thing...and now I know where to point her...thank God I was accepted...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  22. Better pay if Bilingual?
    I originally went to school for a MPH and Spanish so I double majored and learned to speak it through research because I was interested in tropical disease control. I met a nurse before I went into...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New Teacher Wants to Become a Nurse: Advice Please!!
    Beebop I wouldn't say you were required to spend it but sometimes the school books you are given to use are 8+ yrs old and you would like to provide updated info or study charts, worksheets..etc....
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  24. New Teacher Wants to Become a Nurse: Advice Please!!
    Ok so this post is old but I found it by chance while looking for something else and decided to put my story in too. I went to school for public health and while I was there I also got a degree in...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing


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