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  1. Lcc roll call applying for 2014
    I will be applying for Fall 2013 as I am seeking to relocate to mid-Michigan. I figure I will have 139-141 points by March, so I don’t know if that will be enough.
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  2. Lansing Community College
    That's what I was afraid of. I think I will be better off to finish school where I'm at and relocate after graduation. Hope the job market is better by then! Thanks for your responses. :)
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  3. Lansing Community College
    Do I stand a chance of being accepted into LCC's 2013 nursing program if I don't have ALL of the pre/co-reqs completed by the end of this year? I have a 3.9 GPA, will have all of the pre/co-reqs...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  4. Nurses with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Hi. I am a pre-nursing student and was just diagnosed with RA this past January. Since that time, I have been on prednisone and methotrexate and while I am better than I was before treatment, I...
    May 27, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. Lumbar Fusion - need some support
    I had a large disc herniation at that level about 12 years ago and had a discetomy without fusion. Made a complete recovery and returned to full function without limitations.
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  6. UPMC - PSB-RN Exam
    I would love to work for UPMC as a PCT and eventually as an RN. I've applied and applied, but nothing has come thru.
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  7. UPMC - PSB-RN Exam
    Well, I contacted Shadyside SON and was told that I could not retake the math portion of the exam because there are only 56 days between the date I took the exam and the last possible test date. I've...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. PSB Test - Analogies....aaaarghhh!!! :(
    When the PSB-RN test, there were 30 picture questions. They're not hard - just look for the pattern.
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. CCAC - Evening/Weekend
    Are you able to select whether you want clinicals on the weekends or are they randomly assigned? I don’t care if I have clinicals all weekend and have to drive to Timbuktoo to get there. I just...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. UPMC - PSB-RN Exam
    Can I retake it for this fall? I was under the impression that you could only take it once a year. I got an "A" in Algebra. I think I was spending too much time working out the trickier...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. Quitting full-time job for nursing school
    It looks like I may have to leave my current job if I want to attend nursing school as even the "evening/weekend" programs require that you be available some time during the week for clinicals. One...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Appendicitis?  Really???
    I had my appendix removed with NO scans before surgery because the doc was so convinced by my symptoms and I did have a high WBC.
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. CCAC - Evening/Weekend
    Does anyone know how the class and clinical assignments work for CCAC? The nursing dept secretary told me that some clinicals are on weekdays from 3:00 - 11:00 p.m. and some on Saturday mornings. ...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  14. UPMC - PSB-RN Exam
    I got my test results in: Reading Comphrension: 99th percentile Sciences: 95th Spelling/Vocab: 88th Vocational adjustment: 83rd Math: 36th !!! That obviously rules out Shadyside. ...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. Are there any a&p tutors, or study buddies on this forum?
    Study everything and study every day. Take notes while reading your book, use the online resources from the textbook publisher, study guide, outline notes, flashcards, coloring books, whatever you...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. A&P....love it or hate it?
    I'll be done with A&P II in a few weeks, then I'll be taking Micro & Patho in the fall. I'm not really looking forward to Micro, just hope it will be more interesting than I think, but Patho should...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. A&P....love it or hate it?
    I have loved every minute of my A&P classes and am a little sad that it will be ending soon, although it seems that I can never study enough (to thoroughly learn the material, not just do well on...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Nursing classes are easy...
    I think nursing school will be very demanding and time-consuming, but not particularly difficult to learn the material. As my A&P instructor likes to say, "It's not quantam mechanics!"
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  19. Summer 2012 - Check in
    I am taking Intro to Chemistry w/lab and Nutrition in a 10 week summer course. Chem is 2 nights a week, 3-4 hours, Nutrition will be online. When I first started my prereqs, I was hoping to take...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. UPMC - PSB-RN Exam
    Has anyone taken the PSB-RN Exam for the UPMC nursing programs? I took mine today and am not sure how I did. There was not enough time to finish the verbal, spatial, math section. I didn't think...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. Anyoner hear from ccac for fall 12
    I have an appointment to meet with a CCAC academic advisor next week. I still have a few more prereqs to complete, so I'm looking at applying for the evening/weekend "fast track" program that starts...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  22. Will severe spinal stenosis prevent me from nursing?
    Hi. I have recently found myself in a similar predicament and am curious about how you are doing. Are you in nursing school? Are you able to handle the physical demands of clinicals? My...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  23. Barely passed Organic Chem. Should I be worried?
    What type of program are you trying to get into? I've never heard of O-Chem being required for any nursing program other than those at the grad level (NP, CRNA, etc.). A&P at the pre-nursing...
    Mar 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. gpa to get into nursing school?
    Programs in my area require a 2.5 to apply for consideration, but realistically, you need a 3.3 along with an 85% or better on the entrance exam for acceptance.
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Work Fulltime + education benefits or take scholarship and not work?
    You don't say if you need your healthcare benefits. Do you have a spouse that can provide insurance for you and your son if you quit working? If not, then there is really no choice. You have to...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student


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