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  1. Getting a Boost Because You Are A Minority
    Guys, 'just curious. As a minority, have you felt that maybe being a minority somehow enhanced you getting accepted into Nursing school or somehow maybe received a boost when in school? Gals:...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Do doctors treat male nurses different than female nurses?
    You also see that sort of thing in other professions where foreign men are employed in a professional capacity. To example, years ago my wife, who is an IT professional, was working on a project that...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. Fun answers you can use for the dumb questions we get...
    LMAO!
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Unemployent gonna help with tuition
    Sounds like a good use of public assistance! Actually help you get back onto your feet, instead of just supporting you.
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. What is Your School's Selection Rate?
    Just curious. It was told to us yesterday during orientation that 112 RN student candidates were selected out of 1235 applications to nursing school. That is over a 90 percent rejection rate! Is it...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Finally ordered my stethoscope
    What did ya get? My school calls for a Sprague 122, which costs around $15. I got a Littman Master Classic SE, with my name on it (theft protection) for $107 delivered from Steeles. It is way more...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. Teas V & Chemistry
    Yup. I distinctly recall a couple of problems that involved selecting the correctly balanced equation.
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  8. Tight Jean Syndrome
    They will eventually discover a related ailment in the pubis area and name it "camel toe syndrome" or something....
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  9. Nursing school at age 50
    Hii Chorkle, I actually giggled seeing this 'advice!" :D Whatever some exotic thing that some scientist has cooked up in a particle accelerator or nuclear reactor over the past 30 years is not going...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What Nursing school are you in? Show your pride!
    Hudson Valley Community College, 1st Semester!
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Scrubs, Anyone?
    Thanks! I'll check them out.
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. Nursing program starts Aug 27th and I'm not prepared!!!
    Dude, I feel for you. My situation is similar. I just got the acceptance letter yesterday (was verbally informed a couple days before that). No info as to supplies needed given at all. 'have to...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Scrubs, Anyone?
    Hi all, It is seen that there are several styles and colors of scrubs available. For you experienced students and nurses, are there any little features that you like to see in your scrubs? I...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Howdy!
    Similar to KLBatchelor's intro, I have been a member here for several days and have just found this thread! I start at the end of the month for my RN. About me, I live in upstate NY and am a career...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  15. Changing Careers to Nursing as 35 year old man
    A 50 year old career changer here. I'm switching out of engineering after a successful 27 year stint in it to pursue healthcare, namely nursing. This is something that I have always intended to do,...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. New Nursing Student Books-  Help?!
    I graduated with my bachelors in 1984 and it was the same way back then with the bookstore overpricing everything. Then there was no recourse, unless you in some big college town that could support...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Enter your TEAS V Scores here!!
    Program Type: RN Adjusted Individual Total Score: 84.7% ATI Academic Preparedness Level: Proficient Mean - National: 64.3% Mean - Program: 64.9% Percentile Rank - National - 95 Percentile Rank...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  18. Pay Off My Student Loans In Full or Make Monthly Payments?
    Since you have no other debt, getting rid of that one would be very beneficial. If you have been on time paying it, you already have a credit history, so paying it off early will not prevent you from...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nurse fired after online comment about crash
    And that is where she crossed the line. She was using her professional position to provide credibility to her comments on of all things a potential homicide. Her comments implied having privileged or...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Class Times
    I start my first semester at the end of the month and have no clue what my schedule will be for the Nursing I class. The school doesn't even bother to list the times in their semester by semester...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How are your grades posted?
    Yup! Whining is whining, regardless of how it initially presented. Some teachers round, some don't. It is a fact of life and their sole prerogative as to how they want to proceed with grades. If you...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. A "dating female students in your class" post
    My elderly widowed mother in law lives in a retirement community and it is pretty much the same way there. The elderly widows far outnumber the guys and compete head on for their attentions... upping...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. Making Yourself More Competitive
    Hi all, new nursing student here. I start at the end of the month. In two years I'll be in the job market and was wondering what I could do between now and then to make myself a more desirable hire -...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. My girlfriend is afraid that I might meet another girl in the nursing program...
    Your girlfriend needs to have more confidence in your relationship. While nursing is female dominated, just about most professions have significant numbers of females in them. Just walk into any...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. How far would you commute to nursing school?
    Where I live there are four nursing colleges, the furthest one being about 40 miles away. When taking prereqs, we students would ask each other about which schools we were applying too. No one I...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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