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  1. Anyone use JoAnn Zerwekh books for NCLEX prep
    I don't know about this book. However I just took the NCLEX on July 6th--passed with just 75 questions. Several fellow students failed. How did I do it, you ask? Kaplan's expensive ($499.) 4 day...
    Jul 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Going to Nursing School at an Older Age
    Hey All...I was 50 plus when I returned to school to become a nurse. I graduated from an associates program this May, took the NCLEX and passed with just 75 questions in July and have been accepted...
    Jul 28, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. What makes Nursing school hard?
    Exactly as it is at my school and I've known several that failed a class at 79. something %. Also any of the nursing classes seem to be maybe double the credits for the amount of time that you need...
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Roll Call, LPN to RN Students!!!
    Dave: Currently I'm attending a small communitytechnical college in Worthington, MN. Next year for the RN to BSN track I'll be online at Moorhead State, also in Minnesota. For the MSN, I'm...
    Dec 12, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  5. Roll Call, LPN to RN Students!!!
    Oh, I agree with you. I'll finish my RN year at my local community college in May, take the NCLEX in June and am working with transcript transfers, letters of recommendation, etc to go on to hit the...
    Dec 11, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. how are you paying for nursing school? or how do you plan to pay for nursing school?
    ard cash and a part time job. I just have to chime in here. I say apply for those scholarships. I'm a RN student planning graduation in May, then NCLEX in June, 2008. I was recently selected as...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. considering nursing school at 45 yo
    Hey there, You absolutely rock! I turn 55 in March, 2009 and will sit for RN-NCLEX in June, 2009 Plan to pursue a BSN and on to a masters degree. I'd like to specialize in geri-psych The...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. considering nursing school at 45 yo
    I started back about 3 years ago...at age 51, a yr of generals, got accepted immediately for my community college program, completed LPN classes & licensure last yr, and am currently a second yr...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Roll Call, LPN to RN Students!!!
    Stephanie: I definitely can relate to your circumstances. I was 50 when I divorced and moved to a rural area that offered no insurance jobs (or any other jobs for that matter) that would pay me what...
    Aug 23, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  10. does age REALLY matter?
    Oh yeah, I could bite your head off. However, you're a comrade nurse...I could never do that. I'm one of those you speak of--past 50 and pursuing a nursing degree. I decided that I'll get a job that...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Roll Call, LPN to RN Students!!!
    I just finished my LPN year this past June. Passed the NCLEX-PN on July 30th just before the deadline of August 1st in order to enter second year that begins August 25th. RN here I come. I just...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  12. Focus Charting
    Thanks so much for the quick review. Tomorrow is my 1st day of clinical experience at a 2nd (different) hospital this semester. I'm in my 1st year of two yr RN program. We did narrative at the 1st...
    Mar 5, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. I need help getting started.
    Hey Tootsie: At my local community college where I'm a first year nursing student we're required to take the LPN licensure exam at the end of our first year in order to qualify to go onto the second...
    Jan 8, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. RN program in community college really worth it?
    Oh, I think it's worth it. I'm quite a bit older than you but if it is your dream to become a nurse, just be persistent and have faith that it will pay off with all sorts of rewards. I'm at a local...
    Jan 8, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Minnesota Roll Call
    Minnesota Roll Call...I'm game. I traveled some as I spent time in the military and I'll always love Minnesota. It's people are high quality and it shows in how most of us treat others here I think....
    Jan 8, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  16. Rules for Nursing School
    I wanted to extend my congrats to you too Eaglelady. I also begin my PN program in August. And I find it reassuring that you too are post 50. I've been told that entering nursing school this late is...
    Jul 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Are we all old???
    Thank you Pixie. After catching up with posts here, I'm thinking that it's an odditiy if you make it to nursing school in your early 20's. Also, for those of us working in school for...
    Jun 21, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Are we all old???
    Hey, hey, hey...the politically correct term for "old students" is non-traditional! LOL I was told by the school counselor (when I stopped into her office and asked her what I needed to do to become...
    Jun 20, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Future Specialty?
    I thought I'd stick with being a nursing home nurse. But after watching what the two-year nurses do, day in and day out I've changed my mind. However, I still want to do something with the elderly (...
    Jun 20, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Rules for Nursing School
    Hey Eagle...I start nursing school in August. I mention this because I notice that we're about the same age. I'll be 55 when I get the RN, then plan for the BSN (only because it makes the master more...
    Jun 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Rules for Nursing School
    I'm loving this thread too Cherish. Lots of great ideas. Frankly though I worked hard enough to get in (to begin August, 2007) that no way would I jeopardize my standing in class with my cell phone!...
    Jun 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Who's waiting on acceptance letters?
    Congrats to you too Texas Star! I have to tell you that since I got my acceptance letter, the people I've shared it with, have each told me of at least one other person that they know, that didn't...
    Apr 2, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Who's waiting on acceptance letters?
    Hey Minnesota! Congrats on getting in to nursing school. In my former life I lived in the pretty much the same area as No. Hennepin, so recognized the school name immediately. Now, in this life I'm...
    Mar 31, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Who's waiting on acceptance letters?
    Congrats to you too Texas Angel!
    Mar 22, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Emory Acceptance Letter
    Thanks Cherish...still need to pinch myself today. LOL
    Mar 22, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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