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  1. Got a D in A&P 2..
    In the nursing world, D is failing. You're going to have to retake the course for a better grade, and apply to schools that allow retakes. Good luck.
    Apr 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Entry Drug Test and Marijuana
    I doubt second hand was enough to show up on a drug test.. but like others said, you can do a home test just to be sure.
    Apr 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. 265 questions, what to do next?
    You passed- PV trick works every time.. nobody gets a false positive! Congratulations.
    Mar 31
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Racism in small caucasian town?My GPA is 4.0 and teas is high level.
    I'm sorry you're experiencing this.. I live in Houston, and while we have our share of racists.. the city as a whole is very diverse and the schools embrace the diversity. I'm not sure about other...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Racism in small caucasian town?My GPA is 4.0 and teas is high level.
    "being white is a disadvantage these days, or if not, at least no advantage." To the latter of this comment, GOOD. Being white shouldn't be an advantage! Just because Asians didn't experience...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Racism in small caucasian town?My GPA is 4.0 and teas is high level.
    It sounds like you have a future in activism! Good luck to you!
    Mar 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Racism in small caucasian town?My GPA is 4.0 and teas is high level.
    It is possible racism is at work here, but it's also possible they weigh heavily on the essay, and the other essays really stood out. It's also possible, they don't look at anything and pick out of a...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. I feel like it's the end
    I felt like this through all of nursing school. My advice is stop worrying about the end and worry about the today. ONE day at a time. Keep on keeping on.. you can do this!
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Do I have the intelligent capability of becoming a nurse?
    Morgan- my first science in college was Biology and I was like you, studied non-stop and barely passed with a C! The next one I did a little better.. than I started to 'get' it. I just graduated...
    Mar 29
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Dating a Doctor
    Tell people to kiss your backside. There are a lot of male nurses, I went to school with many, many males as well. Nurses are NOT wannabe doctors... you're right when you see the model, they are...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. Very frustrated...no job yet
    I'm so glad I read this thread because I didn't even think nursing homes kept more than one or two RNs on staff... I didn't think it was much of an option.
    Mar 5
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Okay, seriously. How on earth do I pass the hesi?
    The yellow Sauder's book with the CD of questions is probably the best preparation I had.. do it on quiz mode and read the rationale for the wrong and right questions, and as importantly, read the...
    Mar 4
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  13. So my family does not approve me to go into nursing..
    Take that scholarship and run! This is your life, and you only get to live it once. Your parents have lived their lives, got to make their own choices and mistakes, and now it's your turn. Follow...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. First Clinical... not feeling it!
    I'm not sure of anyone who felt confident or competent at the first clinical. Heck, I never felt great at clinical, they are scary, you're learning a whole new world and language. Some of the...
    Feb 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. TWU Houston Fall 2014 Applicants
    They had a couple of know days in Denton over the past couple of weeks when the cold weather hit.. it probably delayed things a bit.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. Did u get a letter or email?
    Both- I got the email about a week before the letter.
    Feb 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. How Hard is LPN school if You are not good in science.
    I was horrible in just about all high school classes and just finished my B.S.N. and passed my NCLEX first try. You can do anything you put your mind to!
    Feb 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. Why NOT private??
    Some of these for-profit schools charge $40,000 for LPN. LPN is a 2-3 semster program at community colleges that generally costs less than $3000. An ADN at a community college shouldn't cost...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. 18 months ago, I began this journey and finally the end is near
    Congratulations! I just passed my boards a couple of weeks ago too... it's been a long, hard fight but we've all done it together (RN and LPNs alike!). :)
    Feb 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Lost my $200.00
    Sucks you lost your money, but you seem to have taken it with a good attitude. Good luck on your next attempt!
    Feb 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Test Ethics Question
    I think sending an anonymous email of what you believe you saw would be the best approach. This takes the ball out of your hands and puts it in the hands of the instructors. At the very least, they...
    Feb 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Nursing school accredited, but BSN program not
    Can you post the name of the school?
    Feb 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. TWU Houston Fall 2014 Applicants
    Unless something has changed, they don't ask for a letter. Like others have said, admission is based on the first attempts, GPA, previous degree and TEAS. I just graduated from TWU and I'm...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Do grades really matter to future employers?
    The residency and nurse grad programs usually ask for them. One of ours even required a certain grade on an exit HESI (if you school doesn't do the exam, you have to schedule it and get above their...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. We're not here for that
    Some people have to be taught a strong work ethic. The fact that she came in and asked to help is a positive sign.. you showed her what the right thing to do is, maybe next time she will do the right...
    Feb 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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