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  1. What is that weird smell?
    You stated he was a long-term resident. Is this a new smell or has he always smelled like this?
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What motivates you to go to work every day?
    The biggest motivating factor for me is giving my son a chance for a better life. I hope that I can sock enough money away to pay for his college in full, so he won't have to deal with student loans...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Why did you want to become a nurse/ My Story/Rant
    I was in the mortgage/real estate industry and a skilled workman that is good with his hands earns a heck of a lot more money than most nurses. I have known people who started out as general labor...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. What does THIS mean?
    Thanks, llg for your insight! Sometimes it's hard not to take things personally but now that I've had some time to think it about it, you're probably right.
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. have you been hired on the spot?
    Yes. I graduated in December and have been hired on the spot for 3 different positions thus far (pending reference checks). I have declined two and started the position I accepted this previous...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I got second interview!!! now what?
    A second interview is a very good thing! Congrats! You can probably expect more of the same type of questions (although probably not as many). It's a little more relaxed atmosphere (but stay your...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  7. What does THIS mean?
    I talked with my references and they stated that they were still willing to give me references and they are hoping I get a job soon, etc. Maybe they already had someone in mind for the position and...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. Online RN-BSN
    Hi nrsyann - Yes, I work and am also a single mom. Everyone in my class works as well. You have to be dedicated but you can make it work. The way GCU online works is they set the program up...
    Feb 9, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  9. What does THIS mean?
    rn/writer - I was thinking that too, but I don't think so. I know that the PRN job I have now checked references (one of my references called me to let me know they gave me a good reference) and...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. What does THIS mean?
    So, I had an interview with a local inpatient hospice unit manager. The interview went very well (second interview, I was referred by someone else). She stated that new grads are fine, which is...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. A BIG pitfall of working office hours. warning long!
    OP - This woman is miserable and sees that you are happy in your life. That is why she is picking on you. Not only that, but it seems that she is getting a "rise" out of you and, in doing so, is...
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Just wanted to share my horrible interview experience
    Holy COW! I thought I had bad interviews before but after hearing these stories, all of my interviews seem like a walk in the park! LOL. larien37 - I really hope that you get the job you want! ...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  13. Online RN-BSN
    I've liked it so far. They walk you through everything, they make sure everything is in order prior to you starting classes and it's just a year long. It is a bit busy but so far, it hasn't been...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  14. How long are we considered new grads?
    I think it is about a year to no longer be counted as a "new grad". I was kind of wondering this too.
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Will be in Colorado Jan 2013
    I am not sure how often it is offered however I can tell you that when I worked at Swedish (where the Preiop Program is offered), I loved it! It was a great hospital with great employees! One...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  16. Taking NCLEX on Monday!!!
    We have come so far! Only good things for our careers! Good luck and stay in touch on the new grad forum!
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Taking NCLEX on Monday!!!
    Good luck, shannalim! Go in there and OWN it! Good luck to you!
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Taking NCLEX on Monday!!!
    You got it! I will pray for you too! Good luck!
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Taking NCLEX on Monday!!!
    NurseLoveJoy - I came on here to let you know that I prayed for you this morning as I knew you were taking your NCLEX today! I, too, felt numb with the PVT and like I "couldn't believe it" but...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. New Grad in need of Advice =(
    c2brn7 - If it is possible for you to stay in a hotel or rent a room between your shifts, I would say go ahead and interview. If you think you are going to have to commute between your shifts, I...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. NICU here I come!!!
    Congrats on your new job!
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. Yeah!  Hospital Interview today...
    ...and I am so nervous! The person who called told me that it is going to be a behavioral interview and they wanted specifics. I've practiced these types of questions before but I am def. no...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. Is it hard to get a job with an Associates degree in Nursing?
    As a single parent and a second career person, I got my ADN first and do plan on going back for my BSN (with my employer's tuition reimbursement program). It makes better financial sense for my...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Will be in Colorado Jan 2013
    Hi Danielle - With your experience, I don't think you are going to have a problem finding a job. I would wait until a little closer to your move time (around November) to start putting in...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  25. NCLEX today, stress is not over!!
    Congrats on passing! Your story sounded a lot like mine. I shed a few tears after I walked out of the testing center and was stunned the entire 5 hour trip home. LOL. I also didn't believe it...
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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