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  1. Older Nursing Students
    I am 46 and I finish in August. My study buddy (also finishing in August) is 63. It's definitely not too late.
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. BSN vs ADN
    Jean Marie, I think part of the kicker to the idea of a 2 year degree is to remember that most of the time, there is at least a year's worth of prerecs for the 2 year program that includes things...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. BSN vs ADN
    Yeah, I don't want to get into assumptions that one is better than the other but look at the assumptions that the training is different and figure out why it was considered different other than a few...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. BSN vs ADN
    Thank you both for your feedback. Very constructive. Your observations are interesting. It reminds me of the differences between my first (school clinical instructor) and second semester...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. BSN vs ADN
    No... I do not want to get into which one is better. I am in a BSN program, it was the best choice for me for a number of reasons and I am happy with that choice. I am simply curious why some...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Getting discouraged!
    Keep in mind too, you dont have to come up with the money to buy them necessarily. There are rental services available that carry a lot of the books and are much much cheaper than buying. I have a...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. First year in college! Need advice please!
    I definitely would not do all the sciences up front. I would look ahead and mix and match to even out how heavy your coursework as was suggested but I would try to keep A&P and Micro for the end. ...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Who's getting EXCITED!!??
    Very Very good advice. My program started this last May and I can tell you, it's been tough. I'm in a Bacc2 program and even with a prior Bachelors and a masters behind me, Ive never studied so...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Obama health care law upheld.
    Well, I can understand part of the physician's concern given it stipulates they get paid less if a pt is non-compliant. It puts a lot of pressure on us to get the patient into compliance. For...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Guide for getting into nursing school.
    If your choice of schools offer information sessions. go to one. If they don't, get to know someone in the admissions department. Find out what THEY think is most important on an application. I was...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. If I could go back to when I started college, I would have choosen nursing.
    all I can tell you is, it's not too late. I graduated in 1989 with a BFA in theater management. Spent 3 years getting a masters so I actually had the connections to get a job. now, Im 45, just...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. UTHSC Summer 2012 accelerated program
    I had a BFA instead of a BS and got accepted so I can confirm that doesnt make a difference.
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. Accepted to UT-HSC Summer
    I've been a lurker here for a while while doing my pre-recs, but I got my acceptance email yesterday to the UT-HSC Bacc2 program. Anyone elseon here headed that direction in May?
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. Took sections on HESI A2 that I didn't need to.
    They will only look at the scores they need.
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help