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  1. Maricopa Nursing Program-Technology Questions
    I go to ASU (for 27 more days, wahoo!), not MCC, but I think I can help. I have only used the e-books. They took a little getting used to, but overall, I'm satisfied. You can search for topics...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  2. Feeling hopeless about future after only 6 weeks into Nursing school
    I have the same goal as you and had the same problem as you are having going into nursing school. 4.0 in community college and got my first B in my first semester of nursing school. I ended up...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. Which community college for ADN?
    The only one I have heard bad things about is the Chandler-Gilbert program. I have heard really good things about Mesa Community, Phoenix college and Gateway.
    Apr 14
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. ASU BSN Program
    I graduate in May. What questions do you have?
    Apr 8
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  5. ASU or GCU?  Which school is better?
    I will graduate in May from ASU. I am happy with my choice. Both programs will teach you to be a good nurse. Both programs cost about the same (GCU changed to a 4 semester program which cut the...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  6. Specialty Hospital ICU Experience
    I would like to know this as well. I graduate in May and I'm looking at a possible job at the same type of facility.
    Feb 14
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. Carrington College
    Carrington is no longer at AZ Heart Hospital. Currently they are only allowing students from ASU.
    Feb 1
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  8. Hope for all the people trying to get into anesthesia
    In 2010 I was 37 years old. The housing marked crashed a few years earlier and ended my contracting business. Then I was diagnosed with cancer. At that point my wife decided that I was to go back...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  9. St Lukes Medical Center? Yay or Nay?
    This section is mostly nursing students. The only experience we have is from our clinicals.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  10. Banner Del Webb vs. St Lukes Medical Center
    I have not heard good things about St. Lukes.
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  11. Scared I'm one of those students.
    Keep steppin'
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Clinical next semester is at VA hospital - any advice?
    I had a great time at the VA. Great nurses and lots of opportunities to practice skills.
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Concept Maps
    Concept maps are for the weak-minded. They are supposed to help you "see the big picture" but for 99% of nursing students are a waste of time. I'm glad to be done with them for good!
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. changing careers
    I was a general contractor for many years. Lost it all with the big crash. I graduate in May 2014. Looking forward to a steady career.
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. Male Nursing Student needing advice - What shoes to wear???
    I got a pair of nikes. They do just fine.
    Nov 8, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. Maricopa Waiting List / Placement / Timestamps 2010+
    I can understand where you are coming from and you logic makes sense. I would just add that nursing school is very hard. You have to work you butt off. In comparison the prerequisites were easy. ...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. MCC or ASU?
    GCU is a private school, but it is accredited and has a good program. Private schools to avoid are the non-accredited like Pima or Chamberlin. $70,000 in debt when you are done and you cannot go on...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  18. asu nursing program
    Each semester there were a few who did not pass and had to retake. I would advise against working. The program is intense and you will need time for study. A lot of those who failed also worked. ...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  19. Maricopa Waiting List / Placement / Timestamps 2010+
    6-10-11 8:02:48 AM Placed in the MCC traditional program. First choice. Because of the waiting list I applied at ASU and got accepted. I graduate in May. I stayed on the list because I wanted...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  20. asu nursing program
    I am currently in my 3rd semester of the program. It is just like 2ndTime said. You are given a schedule at the beginning of each semester. I have never had any clinicals or classes on the...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  21. ASU applying for spring 2014 nursing program
    I did well. I ranked in the 99th percentile.
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  22. Maricopa Waiting List / Placement / Timestamps 2010+
    I have 6-10-11 8:02:48 AM Not yet placed.
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  23. MCC Clinicals
    I think someone forgot to tell you that you have to put your life on hold while in nursing school. LOL!
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  24. ASU applying for spring 2014 nursing program
    I purchased the practice tests from ATI.
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  25. NUR 330
    I'm on the waiting list at MCC, but I applied to ASU and got in. I am just finishing my 2nd block. I took most of my prerequisites at MCC, but took the NUR courses at CGCC. I do not like online...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing


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