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  1. What would you do if you received more scholarship money than you needed.
    I did not know it was possible to get an 'over payment' of financial aid. The school I have gone to has an average cost of attendance and that is the maximum amount of financial aid. After tuition,...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. So I might not get to start nursing school afterall...
    So it's a bit more complicated here. I went to the department of liscensing and explained what was going on but they could not get my cars out of my name unless I gave them the VIN and plate numbers...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. So I might not get to start nursing school afterall...
    Yeah I had a momentary year long lapse of judgment where we got back together. All was well and he bought another car, he always uses some stupid line like he left his wallet at the place he bought...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. So I might not get to start nursing school afterall...
    So I have finally been accepted into a program that I can afford. But now I am faced with a issue about child care. While struggling to do my prereqs I worked part time and took out loans to pay...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Second Career Nurses
    Yay on becoming a CNA to work while doing pre-reqs. I think it is a lot more difficult than just taking classes like some people get to do but at least you will be spending time caring for people:)
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Dilemma! Should I change schools??
    If the only reason you would consider changing programs is because of the commute I would stay in the program that you are in. Also you should think about who ever was on the alternate list that did...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Second Career Nurses
    Hey Spore, thanks for asking:) I hope to someday be a midwife at a free standing birth center. Or a family nurse practitioner and work in conjunction with a chiro or naturopath. But I also want to...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What is your "NS new year's resolution"?
    I'm really tired right now but I thought you said you were going to stop saying the word 'gravy' they don't even look or sound the same but I was rotfl after reading that:)
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Second Career Nurses
    Does being a bartender count as a real career? Before that I was a waitress and both jobs raked in the tips and most nights were lots of fun! But after becoming a mom I decided something was lacking...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. how much
    This term tuition is around $1200 but books and supplies are more than that!
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. How long did it take you to get into a program?
    I took classes on campus for a year doing prereqs for the community college then they switched to a random lottery instead of a point based/grade based system so I went for another year doing...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Loans in Community College
    Sweetie I hate to break it to you but you will not be brining home $1800 a month even if you got the maximum student loans! Perhaps it's time to take a look at your budget and become more frugal. I...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. UNM ADN & BSN programs?
    Um thanks for replying but that does not answer my question. I love using lmgtfy myself;) So yeah, if someone has a real answer for my question, perhaps based on their own experience it would be...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  14. Is anyone getting into nursing programs with a realistic GPA?
    As a single mom to two kids who worked while completing pre-reqs and maintained a 4.0 gpa, I do not like your argument that grades are not an accurate predictor. True someone may earn all A's but not...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  15. UNM ADN & BSN programs?
    Why is the Taos program just an associates degree since it is part of the UNM? Is it because of the lesser pre-reqs? Is there an online bridge program offered by UNM? Does the program in Albuquerque...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  16. ASU at Mayo
    Hello, I was looking at the Arizona State BSN programs and noticed there is an accelerated program starting next fall that is held at the Mayo Clinic. Is anyone on here a student in this program?...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. question about retaining infomation from pre-reqs.....
    I completed all my prereqs almost two years ago! I had to take time off for my family but am finally starting nursing school this fall! I feel like I have forgotten a lot of the important things from...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Just found out I'm starting the nursing program in 2 weeks, need advice!
    Oh yeah and... Also I hear good things about meal planning. Like cook a few days worth of meals over the weekend and freeze it so if you want to spend time studying instead of cooking just toss in...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Just found out I'm starting the nursing program in 2 weeks, need advice!
    Congratulations mama! I have an 11 month old and my secret to studying (which worked for his older sister when i was in school doing pre-reqs) is babywearing and yoga balls! Not a cheap-o bjorn or...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Dangers of Student Loan Debt
    Yeah I wish I had known all that before I took out loans to send my daughter to daycare because her looser of a dad would not watch her while I was in school! All my tuition, fees and supplies were...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. your gpa
    I have a 4.0 in all prereqs for BSN programs in my area and a 3.8 overall (I failed a gym class because there was a project I forgot about despite my lifting weights daily!) I did two years of...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Reading Ahead Doh!
    For those of you who are nervous and are reading ahead like me I would just like to share my mistake. I skimmed through the book and did the online activities cd reviews etc for the first two units....
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. ATI Testing
    Hello, Does anyone have any experience using ATI in their program. We were told at orientation that we will be taking a critical thinking test which does not count to our grade. Then we will have...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Centralia College Hopefulls
    Cool! I didn't actually notice anyone leave early but then again I was close to the front. Did you leave before last years students spoke?
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  25. What do patients say that irks you?
    First of all I am not a nurse yet but I have enjoyed reading parts of this thread. With my most recent baby I wanted a waterbirth at a hospital that has birthing tubs. I woke up realized I was in far...
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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