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  1. Bummed about GPA
    Wow, good job! I would be ****** too if I studied with the aim of becoming valedictorian and got less than what I put in for it. I think you need a long swing of beer.
    Dec 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Recent grad advice for future students
    Congratulations on graduating! Thank you for the tips!!! Could you pass along exactly how you studied for last semester exams and NCLEX? That will help me greatly since I'm going into my last...
    Dec 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Just took my final
    Nice odds. I do that for every final too. I calculated I needed a 40% to pass with a minimum of 75% to pass my class. I got a 74% on my final and received a B+ for the class. Last semester, here I...
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. First Term passed with flying colors!
    Nice. Thats quite an achievement. I couldn't even get an A until second semester with maternity. Congrats!
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How on earth do you pay for NYU's ABSN program?
    If its $70,000 and you're a NYC nurse then most likely, you will be making more than $70,000 just because the cost of living there is high so wages will be high. You would be able to pay back some of...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Failed out of BSN Program, What Now?
    I'm sorry you're experiencing this situation with your son. I am also sorry that some people on here are saying things in a manner that appear bold and insensitive to your situation. I know...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Yay!! On to block 3 for me!!!
    Congrats!
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Informal poll on grading scale
    My school grading scale is 75% and up for passing.
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Passing end of semester HESI
    There is no special method. Every one who has passed Hesii exams most likely studied their pants off and answered a plethora of NCLEX-RN questions.
    Dec 13
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  10. How I got an A in Med Surg 1
    Congrats! Your method sounds like my method except I would add "Spend a few days before the exam finding every single NCLEX-RN question there is from published NCLEX-RN review books and answer them...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Doing bad in nursing school?
    You need to buy a NCLEX-RN review book and read it along with your textbook assigned reading. You need to practice answering NCLEX-RN style questions which you can find books for at your school's...
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. sterile technique
    I was told that the outer 1-inch was not sterile, if its two inches from the outer edge than I guess its okay... it depends.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Failing nursing school at Southwest Tn Community College
    Fundamentals was hard for me too. I bought this book ...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. C in Fundamentals
    If you have an Amazon account then I highly recommend buying this book: ...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Dug myself in an academic hole
    I had a similar situation but chose to withdraw. I didn't want to screw up my near perfect G.P.A. I am thankful to say I passed the semester I repeated and am going to go onto my last semester. ...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Failing nursing school at Southwest Tn Community College
    I'm sorry that you are in such a situation. Nursing classes are difficult but they are not impossible. I remember feeling like I just didn't "get it" until I went on this forums and asked people what...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Preparing for Semester 3
    I suggest buying this book from Amazon. It is such a beautifully written complete and concise book of the different topics and nursing interventions that will be tested on the NCLEX. Your professors...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What to Do When the Doctor Throws the Nurse Under the Bus by Lying
    Damn, doctors playin' games these days... Thanks for this anecdote. This is a scenario I will take with me when I graduate.
    Dec 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Tips for Final med surg exam !!
    Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 5th Edition: 8965132282019: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Amazon.com Practice lots of NCLEX-RN questions
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Study so hard but still struggle? Advice please?
    I had the same feelings taking Fundamentals of nursing.... what I learned through this forums was that I needed to buy a comprehensive nursing "cliff notes" of all the important diseases and...
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Tips on studying for medsurg?
    Books to consider buying as supplemental material for the class: Med-Surg Success: A Q&A Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking (Davis's Q&a Series): 9780803625044: Medicine & Health...
    Dec 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. need help - no enthusiasm to finish nursing school
    I think most nursing students have that feeling since its overwhelming and stressful. Heck, I know I did. But, I think you should look within yourself and ask what made you apply in the first...
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Drunk and high students at clinical
    You should have told your clinical instructor before jumping right to speak to the chair. There are chains of commands for situations like this for a reason. One of the nursing code of ethics is...
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Update - Need 86 to Pass
    Congratulations! :D
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Professors fail everyone?
    No, a grade is dependent on your thinking skills and proficiency in applying the knowledge you've gained to the clinical scenario you likely will see in the nursing world. With that said, if you...
    Dec 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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