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  1. First Year Nursing Student Seeking Advice
    -Don't ever cram for tests. Always study for understanding and long-term memory. -Check out RN job postings in your area and ask around about the job market. Do all the nursing jobs require 1 year...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  2. NEW GRADUATE NURSE!
    Thank you; I'm starting in Tele soon and your advice helped me too!
    Oct 12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. Advice for new preceptor please
    I'm not sure if I'm the best person to respond, but I'm hoping to get the ball rolling here. I'm just about to start my first nursing job (don't stop reading yet!) but I have a teaching background...
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Motivation Kaplan qbank scores?
    If this helps, my Kaplan average was 60 exactly, and I passed in 75 questions. My scores ranged from 50's to low 80's (on a couple of tests) but I think they were mostly in the high 50's to mid 60's....
    Oct 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Should my resume include law school?
    I have an bachelor's in art and a master's in religious studies, and they were impressed with this at my interview. There are skills that I learned through my previous careers that set me apart as an...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  6. How MANY shoes do you use for work?
    Thanks for your input. I have one pair of danskos and I think I'll pick up a good sneaker and switch between them like RN403. Who knows, maybe I'll end up with a collection like LadyFree28 :) Sounds...
    Oct 3
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. I might fail OB clinical, nervous and kinda suicidal
    Please listen to what the other posters have said and talk to someone. Praying for you. Update us if you can.
    Oct 1
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. Grey's Anatomy Scrubs- how to keep in good condition?
    I have an update to my previous post, since I just washed my scrubs and got to take a good look at them. I only have enough scrubs to take me through one work week, so they get washed about every...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. Thinking of picking up a minor?
    I was thinking of saying that! :D OP, I think what StudentofHealing said is spot on. In fact, the only people in my class who had a job advantage were the ones who already were working in...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Thinking of picking up a minor?
    To be completely honest, my minor didn't help me a whole lot. It shows you are a well rounded person and MAY give you an edge with a skill or a specialty, but it doesn't actually qualify you for...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Nclex in 5days. What to do?
    Anything you study now will not show up on the test...guaranteed. :) You can look over simple memorization things if you want, or practice some more questions. Don't study too much though, and give...
    Sep 28
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Need Advice on Clinical Instructor
    Oh just saw your update. Fantastic! :)
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Need Advice on Clinical Instructor
    I experienced this too, and like others have said, it's a good thing. This is what I did: Ask your clinical instructor if there is a time you can talk to her for a few minutes, and then ask her about...
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. How MANY shoes do you use for work?
    Hi, everyone. I've seen a lot of threads about what the best shoes are, but I was wondering how MANY you own for your job. Do you switch shoes on different days...maybe even mid shift? I was thinking...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. Scrubs for a tiny girl with a J Lo booty
    I too have trouble finding my size in stores so I have to order online. I order through Scrubs and Beyond and get free shipping for spending over a certain amount, and return anything that doesn't...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. Pending NJ License
    Keep calling them, and keep a record of who you spoke to. Also look at the checklist online (you can see it when you log on to the BON website) so when you call YOU can tell THEM what items are still...
    Sep 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. I don't like being a nurse anymore
    Thank you for the update. I hope in 1 year I can say the same thing.
    Sep 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Scrubs for a tiny girl with a J Lo booty
    I can't be of much help in the booty area, but I also swim in most XS tops. The only tops that are fitted enough for me are the Grey's Anatomy in XS. Everything else looks huge even in XS. I'm 5'2'',...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Grey's Anatomy Scrubs- how to keep in good condition?
    I have been wearing mine for 2 years and they have not shrunk or faded. They're excellent quality and definitely work the price. I will never wear another brand. One thing I do to keep them good as...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Should I work while in school?
    Recent grad here. The ONLY students in my class working in hospitals right now are those who worked there while in school. They got great orientations and love their jobs. Those who did not work are...
    Sep 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Should a student nurse take ACLS?
    I took it over winter break before my last semester and did fine. If you can do it, go ahead. I'm not sure whether it helped my job search, but it shows initiative.
    Sep 4
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  22. Need advice about first RN job, TN, PA
    I'm a recent Philly grad and all of the applications I have filled out require your PA license number. I know of one person who applied to doctor's offices without a license number, but most any...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. NJ Board of Nursing - What the Heck?
    Sorry to hear that. I've heard that people who only need board approval have had success by driving up to Newark. You can also apply for PA reciprocity if you live near the boarder, since their...
    Aug 11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  24. 2014 CCP Nursing Program
    I just graduated from CCP in the spring and thought I'd share with you some things the teachers will not tell you: PLEASE get a job in healthcare while in school. The ONLY people in my class who...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  25. 1st Nursing job, seeking some advice
    I felt the same way in nursing school. I also once tried to shadow a nurse to see what she does, how she organizes her day, and assess her patients with her, and was told by my INSTRUCTOR that I...
    Jul 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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