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  1. Where are the most jobs?
    Thanks, I’m really not referring to pay at all. I’m fairly young and debt free. More interested in doing something I enjoy and experiencing different cities. I guess I’m thinking # of assignments...
    Nov 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Where are the most jobs?
    Hi, I was just wondering what specialties offer the most travel opportunities/ most contract possibilities. I know I should probably just do what I like but Iím still a student and havenít really...
    Nov 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Just got accepted to the Hinds Spring 2014 ADN Program,does anybody have any advice
    Time management is everything. Get yourself a calendar and go through and put every assignment on it the 1st week of school. Then just do a little every day and don't fall behind. I work 18 hrs a...
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. scoring low on the practice test, what should I think?
    Focus your time on the sections you are scoring low on. The online tests should break it down for you. Don't waist your time studing the areas you are strong in.
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  5. What to expect when you are taking the TEAS V
    I also used the ATI book and online tests. It would be very tough without the book. If you study for an hour or 2 a day for the month till you take the test you will do fine. If your passing the...
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  6. New male RN student
    There will be a lot more stuff due than you have ever had. Get a calendar, sit down with all the syllabuses and put all assignment due dates on it. Other than that, if you got through the pre reqs...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  7. New RN wants to move to Nicaragua
    That's kinda what I was thinking would be best for the OP. Even if you just worked 13 weeks you would probably make way than a local making local wages year around.
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Working while in nursing school?
    If you want to work then work, if you don't have too then don't. I would say 75% of my class works PT including me. Several people commute over an hour to school. One guy commutes 2 hrs and sleeps...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. It's been 5 yrs since I've taken pre-requisite courses, should I retake them?
    My school requires taking prereqs with in 5 years. But that's 5 years of applying (first app). Some people in my class were close to 5 years and had to wait 6 semesters to get in. They are well...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Finding employment with an associates degree...
    I'm still in school but have had people in clinical tell me they have a better chance of the hire sticking around if they hire from the local CC. They have a lot of trouble keeping nurses in the...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. What should I do to get ready for Nursing School starting this Fall?
    Don't sweat it. 3 weeks is more than enough time to get everything in. Just make a list of everything you need and start checking them off as you get them done. And enjoy your summer. I know...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. traveling nurse with horses....
    I agree with everything BD-RN said. For the bay area, imagine the highest real estate prices in the country, now immagine the boarding prices. There are actually lots of places in the Bay area...
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Summer Chem
    Also make sure you pay attention to the dimensional analysis section. You will be doing a lot of that in first semester pharm.
    May 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Getting C's in Science Courses
    I guess my advice would be look at your study habits and assess. Are you getting Cís because youíre putting in a C effort? Or are you putting in the time and still getting Cís. If that is the case...
    May 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Summer Chem
    I took Chem in the summer, it sucked. It was the only pre I didn't get an A in. I was also working 4 nights a week. Had I not been working it would have only kinda sucked. But seriously, it's...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. anyone just started NS?
    I am in my first semester right now. It's not too tough. I didn't think it was any harder than the prereqs. The thing is there is way more of it. So as far as workload and time management there...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Didn't get in, now what?
    I would say your grades are on the low side. I would look at programs and filter them so you are applying at the ones you have a chance at. You could get into some that are a lottery eventually but...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. How long did you wait
    It took me 3 semesters, my school is now up to 7 though(lottery not WL). I feel like I got lucky at 1.5yrs.
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. How do I evaluate a sthethoscope?
    I got a Littman MCII($109). I like the fact that I can hear both sounds with out having to stop and turn it around. That being said if price was no object I would go with the cardiology. My school...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Cant pass the Teas!!!!
    How much are you studying and have you finished all your prereqs? Not sure I could have passed it had I not finished all prereqs first. I studied for an hour or 2 a day for about a month before the...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  21. A year between pre-reqs and nursing school?
    I was lucky and waited 1.5yrs. Others in my class had to wait 3 years to get in. I'm surprised how much I actually remember.
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Accepted into Nursing school! How can I prepare?
    I honestly wouldn't worry too much about the reviewing or reading. I would just make sure you have everything squared away outside school. Financially, family, work, etc. I am in my first semester...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. 2.5 gpa Best way to get accepted in nursing program?!
    I would look at the schools you are looking to apply too. What do they want? My school wanted a 2.? overall but a 3.something on the sciences. It was a lottery and my past bad grades didn't...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Best Stethoscope?
    Are you in school yet? Might want to hold off and see if they have some you can try. I know Litmann sent our school samples of 5 or 6 of their more popular ones to test out + there were a bunch...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Hardest pre-req?
    I took Chem in the summer and was working full time. It totally sucked.
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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