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  1. What do you see yourself specializing in?
    We all like to think about it! So what unit if specialty do you see yourself falling in love with? I hope to find myself in the NICU one day, but I also love the idea perinatal nursing and...
    May 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    So close!! Good for you :) I am still busting my booty to earn a seat in a program, but so far no news. The PAX exam is next Tuesday but I haven't heard anything back from the BSN program I applied...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    Sounds like I'm wearing familiar shoes, I am so happy for you!! Thank you for sharing, you're a beam of hope right now 😊 I'm still working on my pre-reqs, have an A- in A&P 2 right now so hopefully...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    Thank you for the reply! All of my 60 credits are liberal arts, humanities, and core. I'm taking my sciences now so they're all recent! I just don't want to risk lose the credit I've already earned....
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    The only thing I worry about as I consider applying for ADN programs is what will happen to the credits I've already earned towards a Bachelors? I have Junior standing right now, I don't want all of...
    Apr 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    I spoke with a friend at the CC where I'm taking pre-requisites through right now, she's applying to the nursing program for the fall and walked me through their pre-reqs and admissions requirements....
    Mar 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    Thanks everyone. Leg work is underway starting with a big study day for A&P 2 and micro today ;) the will is all here, now I just need to find a few ways to get there. Smf, great job getting to...
    Mar 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    That's a great idea, keylime. I've been in touch with schools, but mostly asked about pre reqs rather than how they weigh admissions criteria. I'll definitely re-word my inquiries to better...
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    Runbaby, you make a good point. In applying for BSN programs I should just cast as wide of a net as possible- even if that means peppering a few associate's programs into it. A lot of them have a...
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Trying to get into nursing school with a less than perfect educational record...
    Hey all, I graduated high school in 2006 when I wanted to be a nurse. I got accepted into a great university that didn't offer a BSN program. I went anyway. I became a history major while fulfilling...
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Help!! Worried About Not Passing Chemistry!
    Hey everyone, I'm taking the last of my nursing pre-requisites this year and I'm doing great in my A&P, micro, stats, etc. but I have always struggled with chemistry. This time around is no...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Stony Brook U Nursing Basic BSN Fall 2014 Applicants!
    Hey everyone! I'm in the middle of my prerequisites for the nursing program at Stony to apply for admission next fall! Just wanted to reach out and say hey to anyone else in the same shoes! Where...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  13. Stony Brook Accelerated and Basic BSN Programs
    I don't know anything about applying for both programs, but try emailing ********** who is in charge of admissions for the basic program. Not sure of her title, but she usually responds to emails....
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. A spouse that just doesn't get it.
    I definitely feel your pain, megkat. There is no denying that there is a LOT to remember and it's very challenging, but do you think there is any chance that your hubby is only acting like it's not...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Win $100! February 2013 Caption Contest
    And they said I'd never use Track in real life...
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  16. Life Expenses in Nursing School?
    How did you get to teach LPN students? Did you get an ADN and then do a BSN program? This sounds like a cool idea, but I don't have an associate's so I don't know if it's an option. It probably...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Just got my RN - can not work in home health due to CA regs
    Sounds about right, my agency is primarily a special needs CHHA! We also have a LHCSA branch and our new grads could work through it as well on medicare cases, but I guess NY isn't one of those...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Just got my RN - can not work in home health due to CA regs
    I worked for three years in home care and we were able to employ new grads without experience. We couldn't use LVN/LPN's though, I'm not sure what the regs are in Cali as I am in NY, and they might...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Life Expenses in Nursing School?
    I applied to a few pharmacies for a tech position and I do have the sittercity account, I've been looking around for work but as far as the nannying goes, I live in NYC and it seems if you want to be...
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Life Expenses in Nursing School?
    mariebailey, I found this on another thread: "In New York you can't become a CNA without going through a specific CNA program, they don't count the one year of RN school anymore. CNA's in our area...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Life Expenses in Nursing School?
    Really?? I'll have to look into that, it sounds like a pretty good route to take. As far as the debt goes, I spent my first couple of years as an undergrad at a private university. They offered me...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Life Expenses in Nursing School?
    Thanks everyone! I think this is only a big deal because I know I've struggled in the past with balancing work and school, I'll really have to cross that bridge when I get accepted (keep your fingers...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Stony Brook Nursing Basic BSN Fall 2013 applicants
    the extension is until 2/8 and it's only for the accelerated programs- not the basic.
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. Life Expenses in Nursing School?
    catdawg, I am in the same boat as you- I'm the sole provider for myself, I can't really just quit my job (unless I get crazy good financial aid that extends into my living expenses- HA!) It's a...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Non-CNA Jobs You Can Work While You're a Student
    Thank you for taking the time to post this, you already answered my thread before but it's still helpful.
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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