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  1. Career switch to Nursing
    Very cool! I made the transition from banking to nursing at 30. It can be done. One, if not the best decisions I've ever made. Will you be doing a traditional BSN or accelerated? Just curious. ...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Questions on Portfolio/Resume/Letters of Reference.
    Without a doubt, I'd take the time to set up a portfolio. I'm a new grad, so mine was relatively simple to set up. Divided it into sections one each for my resume and references, letters of...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. commute to UCH from...
    Hey Cardioverter, welcome to Colorado. I too will be in the UCH new grad cohort on 2/19. Stoked! :up: Sunnyside would be a straight shot on i70 East to i225 south. I'd guess about 20...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  4. UCCS Acc BSN program begins Summer 2013...PLEASE ANSWER!!!
    I graduated from the UCCS ABSN program last August. My recollection of the process was a phone call in January for those selected for interviews. Nobody was accepted into the program until the end...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  5. Soon to Grad
    There are a few that I know of. University of Colorado Hospital: Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program - University of Colorado Hospital (next cohort's application is in march) ...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. What was your GPA, when you go into the Nursing program?
    Entered nursing school with a 3.0 GPA cummulative, 4.0 prereq's. First degree in chemistry. Graduated last August, 3.8 GPA. Our school's grading system was tough, using + and -, to get an 'A' you...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. How Much Free Time Do You Have?
    I'd say learn to use your time wisely and organize. Make time for your hobby, some might disagree with me but I believe it helps with your mental health during nursing school and provides balance. ...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. UCH Spring Cohort
    Thanks! Interviewed last week, waiting to hear back. Felt I did pretty well in the interview with a nurse manager and the nurse educator for the floor. Until then, trying to remain composed.
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  9. UCH Spring Cohort
    I also applied for the Feb 13' cohort. Did you interview at UCH??
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  10. Best NCLEX review books and any tips?
    Good for you, getting a early start! I used to be the biggest procrastinator, but nursing school changed that. :yes: How to prepare for the NCLEX is very subjective. I think you need to look...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Help.. I Forgot How to do These Dosage Calculation Problems.
    Honestly, I think the best way is to set up every dosage problem the same way, EVERY time. It doesn't matter what the units are. Here's what I do. Step 1: Determine what the desired result is. ...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Appearance?
    When you start school on the 7th, I imagine they're going to provide very specific guidelines to be followed for clinicals and professionalism, since when you walk into clinicals you are a...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Any older students??
    I was exactly the same way. I worked full time through college, and liked to party then. Was happy with B's and C's. In nursing school, my focus and what I expected out of myself was much higher.
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Any older students??
    Just completed my 16 month accel BSN this past August. I was a complete screwup the first time through college 10+ years ago. Just needed to get my foot in the door to explain my grades and lack of...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. What was the hardest course youve taken?
    Hands down, pharmacology. Lots and lots of material to go through on each test. I had a unique way of studying for them, instead of looking at the effects, side effects, etc...I studied the...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How do you think like a nurse?
    This takes practice! I'm a newly graduated 2nd degree BSN nurse. The first true nursing test I took in fundamentals, I think I barely passed with a 74. I was flustered and confused. I walked up...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student

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