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  1. What should I do while waiting?
    If it were me, I would start making an assessment as to why I failed out of the first program. Was it due to time management, study issues, etc.? Then, I would make a plan on how to work through what...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Is nursing school worth it?
    When everything is all said and done, I will be roughly $55-60K in debt. Personally, I would try your hardest to not go over $50. Look into going to a BSN program instead of MSN. It will be cheaper...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Current Navy Nurses - Question
    That's what I have been hearing. I spoke with a Navy recruiter who told me I would probably be able to get a waiver. However, I don't know how much truth was in that. Thanks for the reply!
    Jun 28
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Current Navy Nurses - Question
    Hey everyone! I am currently looking into applying for the Navy Nurse Corps while I am in nursing school. Could anyone tell me what it is actually like being a navy nurse? Do you have any say as...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Good Planner
    I love the Erin Condren life planners, but I'm super cheap LOL so, I am making my own. I just finished the layout and I'm in love. It will have the same feel as the Erin Condren, but more customized....
    Jun 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Is Pregnancy During Nursing School Doable?
    You do have a lot of comments but I would like to share my story regarding this. With my first, I was extremely healthy, at a good weight (not over or under) took vitamins, great diet, etc. I was in...
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Frustrated with the Admission Process
    Wow, I am sorry! That is a terrible system! I would probably apply to other programs around my area as well as that one. Just make sure their NCLEX pass rate is sufficient.
    Jun 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. I just want the letter!
    I think they may have deleted that FB bc it wasn't coming up through the link or a search :( I did end up finding the fundamentals book super cheap and used on amazon. The others I am going to wait...
    Jun 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. I just want the letter!
    Now, I am having to force myself to not purchase my books off Amazon. They are supposed to send out an email with info in about 2.5 weeks and they register us in the courses. None of this has...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. How do I know if this is fit for me?
    I have gone back and forth SO many times when it comes to nursing. When I first started college, I was an English/Political Science double major and planned to go to Law School. This is something I...
    Jun 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I just want the letter!
    YAY!!!! Congratulations! That is super exciting!! I still have no new information, but it is getting closer to the date of knowing! Now I am trying to just enjoy my kids and being able to clean my...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Social help, not fitting in
    (((((HUGS)))))) You seem to have a tone of great comments (sorry, didn't read them all). I just want to add that you will be thankful you had the extra study time. I am really social and have a...
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Clinical drama-question about personal property
    I feel like this thread just needs to die... I am so sick of seeing it, but I cannot stop myself from reading it! OP, I hate to see that you are getting reamed. I know how much words can hurt....
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Would this be smart?
    I wouldn't buy them now, if you have a whole year. First, what if you are not accepted into the program you buy books for? Second, what if they change the book? I would go with the above advice and...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. BSN or ADN?
    There are also a TON of threads asking this question. You may find some more info in those. I would go with what you get accepted into. Will your hospital offer TA for the ADN or bridge program? I...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. please help me..im confused.
    I never had to take the ACT or SAT, so I cannot give you information on that. However, I would suggest getting an ACT review book. Most will give you a run down and explanation of the math and...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. I don't think I want to be a nurse anymore
    YAY!! I was just about to add a comment. Have you youtubed nursing videos? Empowern has one about being an introvert nurse. Even as an extrovert, I found it really helpful. You may want to check it...
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What Do You Eat?
    You know, I actually have no idea what the brand is... I take it out of the box and put it in a container as soon as I buy it. I get it in bulk at sams club :) It is amazing and both of my kids love...
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What Do You Eat?
    That is completely disgusting and awesome! I never would have thought to try that. I'm small 5'1, 115ish and I eat A LOT compared to other girls I see. I am definitely writing that one down. ...
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. TEAS vs Kaplan Entrance Exam
    Yeah, I was pretty upset getting an 82 on my TEAS. The adviser told me, with my GPA, as long as I did above average on the TEAS I wouldn't have a problem getting in. I did get in, but I had a lot...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Any student / RN athletes here?
    I do not do anything competitively anymore. Once we aren't as tight on the budget, I do plan to start competing in fitness competitions. However, I do still enjoy working out 1-2 times a day for a...
    Jun 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Work as Doula or CNA?
    I, too, am planning to become a CNM/FNP and looked into getting my DONA cert. Do you need to work and make money while in NS? If so, it may be a good idea to get your CNA. Also, you will need to work...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. ATI DVD - during nursing school
    Thanks for the info!! I am having trouble finding them again on the ATI site. However, I did find them on amazon for $70. Unfortunately, they are from 2007 so I think I will pass LOL This is a...
    Jun 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. ATI DVD - during nursing school
    Hey all! So, to get as much info about what to expect once the nursing program starts, I read the book by Caroline Porter Thomas (empowern). In the book, she mentions using the ATI DVD's while...
    Jun 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. TEAS vs Kaplan Entrance Exam
    I took both, didn't study for either (don't recommend that!). I scored an over 79 on the Kaplan and an 82 on the TEAS V. Out of my school and the other people I talked to, I scored higher than...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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