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  1. Several things are making me consider dropping nursing school
    Yeah, I thought surgery would be best for me, but I don't actually know...I'm a first semester student so I haven't been in OB yet. I heard you either hate or love OB, so I honestly do not know. If I...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Several things are making me consider dropping nursing school
    Thanks for the comments everyone. I couldn't help, but notice that someone mentioned that I thought nursing was beneath me and this is definitely not the case. Like I mentioned before, I respect...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Several things are making me consider dropping nursing school
    Thanks for the comments :) That's the problem that I'm facing - I have no idea what to do otherwise. I can try entering into B.A. PA programs, but those require 5-6 years to finish & what are the...
    Nov 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Several things are making me consider dropping nursing school
    I'm 3 weeks away from ending my first semester at my nursing program and I am not looking forward to next semester. Things have not been going so great for me and I am starting to feel very stressed...
    Nov 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How many semesters are clinicals?
    My 2 year nursing program (ADN) has clinicals every semester. We started about a month after we entered. They will each last about 3/4 months.
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Not doing as well as I had hoped - questions for the future
    Thanks to everyone who has replied, it has helped a lot:). I am REALLY hard on myself and I'm always stressed because of this. I see that getting a A is possible so it makes me feel bad, but I...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Not doing as well as I had hoped - questions for the future
    My skills class is going to end in about 6 weeks and I'm pretty disappointed with the way I have been doing. I'm sure you hear this a lot - an A student not doing as great as they thought they would,...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. The rolling backpack debate
    I wouldn't worry about it - get the rolling backpack :). It's your health! In my class, all the females use rolling backpacks, but none of the males do (maybe they see it as feminine or weak?). I'm...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Feeling a bit discouraged...
    Thanks for all the advice everyone :). I don't find the material hard and I'm used to spending a ton of time reading (bio degree), but I do find it boring. I just thought we'd jump more into...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Feeling a bit discouraged...
    Hello everyone :) I have been feeling a bit down so I thought I'd ask for help. I just started my first semester of nursing school a week ago and I amazed by the amount of reading we have to do!...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. What is Your School's Selection Rate?
    They told us that 48 people applied this semester and that half got accepted. It used to be more than 100 each semester.
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. How do you do a study group?
    I never had a lot of luck with study groups, I always found them distracting. I had a couple during my time at my university, and we spent most of the time goofing around. I always tried to avoid...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Calling all Associate's Degree Students that already have a Bachelor's degree!
    I had one course left to complete my B.S. in Biology, but I chose to return to community college to finish my pre-reqs and enter a nursing program. I was able to get a pell grant my first year, but I...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Is taking 3 science classes insane?
    Not all college students are equal, but from my own personal experience as a tutor, I have seen a lot of failure when students take one major science course (ex: anatomy) let alone two or three. If...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. How long is your commute to nursing school?
    Less than 10 minutes :D. When I had no car, it took me about 25 minutes when I took the bus.
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Need to work to afford RN program, advice appreciated
    Sorry for the late reply! I am single - no kids, not married...etc. I live in Imperial Valley & I am attending Imperial Valley college. The area is small with about 160,000 residents. We have the...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Need to work to afford RN program, advice appreciated
    Thanks for the suggestions everyone :). I have only applied for the part-time jobs that showed up on on the popular job sites (indeed.com, monster.com...etc), and I have not come across any...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Need to work to afford RN program, advice appreciated
    Hello everyone, I'm am about to start my RN program in about 3 weeks and I am pretty excited to start :). I, unfortunately, have come across a problem that has been stressing me out. At the end...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Stethoscope for fall 2012
    I ended up buying the ADC convertible cardiology stethoscope because of what you said (and other reviews). I thought about it and I really didn't want to spend too much money on it, but I also didn't...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Stethoscope for fall 2012
    I have decided to buy a littmann stethoscope, but I'm not sure about which one to get (lightweight, classic,cardiology...:confused:). It looks like the cardiology one is the best one, but $130+ is a...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. Volunteering at a hospital worth it?
    I feel awful about quitting, but at the same time, it wasn't anything like I expected. I'm really not sure how this affects me if I were to consider getting a job at that particular hospital later...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Volunteering at a hospital worth it?
    Thank you for your post, this is EXACTLY how I feel. I have told my boyfriend countless times that I feel like I'm just doing the work they don't want to do. Today was the worst of all, I had to go...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Volunteering at a hospital worth it?
    I've been volunteering for a while now and would like some input about what I should do :S. For the last couple of days, I have been volunteering 2 hours a day, twice a week. All I do now is dull and...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Want to be NP... about to give up.
    The college I'm attending is Imperial Valley College. Feel free to send me an e-mail if you'd like more info :D
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. ATI "Nurse in a box"
    I guess it is a box with books & it comes with online modules and assessments....? They didn't tell us more about it. I asked if I had to buy it and they said it was mandatory. I feel like it's a...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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