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  1. Kaplan Review
    Have you watched the Hurst review videos? They are really good. How many questions are you doing a day?
    Jan 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Hurst or Kaplan NCLEX Review?
    I just finished the Hurst review and I loved it! It has great content review and does do some test taking strategies. We had people in our class who had taken Kaplan and failed boards the first time...
    Jan 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    I don't know if this has been said because I'm not going to read through all 150 something responses but I think you may want to be careful about posting a word for word email from an instructor on...
    Jan 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Rationals for both the right & wrong answers: which prep sources do it?
    Hurst gives both. It includes lectures and 6 test that are 125 questions each.
    Jan 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Did anything really help you pass nclex?
    I haven't taken boards yet (I'm taking it next month) but I just finished the live Hurst review and LOVED it. I know that it's expensive, but I figure if it helps me pass, then it is worth it. It was...
    Jan 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Is it OK to discipline nurses extra for calling in sick on a holiday?
    At my facility it doesn't matter if we have a doctor's excuse or not. It is an unexcused absence and therefore it is an occurrence. 7 occurrences in a year (including being tardy) and you are...
    Jan 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. 47yrs old in 4days and starting class
    I graduated in December with a lady who was in her late 50s. She has always wanted to be a nurse and now that her children were grown, she pursued her dream. Congratulations to you!
    Jan 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Passing the Nclex with only 75 question
    I just finished The Hurst Review and loved it!
    Jan 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Anyone fail NCLEX and didn't get the good pop up?
    This post is over 3 years old. The "trick" is different now.
    Jan 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Four years to earn an ADN :/
    I just finished an ADN program and it took me that long between pre-reqs and then the nursing program. I also worked full time while doing it because I can't afford not to work but I graduated debt...
    Jan 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Newbie student at 50
    We had a lady in my class who was in her late 50s. She was awesome! No one really thought anything about her being older than the majority of the class. She worked full time while in the program....
    Jan 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Paramedic Vs Registered Nurse:  knowledge
    Wow! I find it hard to believe someone would disrespect their profession like that. I bet if you talked to the people who were saved by paramedics, the would have nothing but respect for the...
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Recent grad advice for future students
    I agree. It's a great way to get your foot in the door. I worked in a hospital before I even started school and stayed there while in school. I had a job waiting on me when I graduated. Now I just...
    Dec 21, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Nurse Graduate
    It's official! I have graduated from Nursing School! I had my pinning ceremony last week and I celebrated by working almost 60 hours this week;) So this weekend, I plan to stay in bed until I...
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Perfume at work?
    You can still be professional and polished without perfume. We had a girl who wore really strong perfume. She was asked repeatedly not to wear it because 1) it was against policy and 2)a lot of...
    Dec 17, '14
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. Hurst Review Question
    Something I wish I had known was that once you pay for and take the live review, you can take it again for up to a year for free. A guy I worked with took it right before his last semester. It helped...
    Dec 16, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Looking for help!!!!!!!!!!
    I haven't taken boards yet so I have no experience with it yet but I know our instructors beat into us the importance of a review course. Hurst, Kaplan, whatever. Hurst is the one that I am taking....
    Dec 16, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Looking for help!!!!!!!!!!
    Is there a reason it's been over a year that you've graduated and have just taken it twice? Have you done any review courses?
    Dec 14, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Can I ask for job opportunities after?
    Maybe you could ask to precept there when it comes to that point. That's a great way to get your foot in the door for a job.
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Just registered for my LAST semester of nursing school
    I just graduated this past Thursday:). My last semester was by far the busiest but it went by so fast. I still don't really believe it's over yet:)
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Clinical Hours
    At my school, you stay and work the shift that your preceptor is working. Some days it may be 12, some days it may be 15. You suck it up and do it. When you are nurse out there on your own you may...
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Nursing School - What are you thankful for?
    I'm thankful I have to make an 8 on my final to graduate and that pinning is in 7 days🎉
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Preceptorship.....
    I precepted this semester in the ICU. It was my last choice and I dreaded every second of it. I ended up LOVING it! I learned more and performed more skills during my preceptorship than I did over...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Scared about mentorship in the ED/ER
    I ended up in the ICU and dreaded it. I had zero critical care experience and was scared of the extremely sick patients. I finished my 90 hours last weekend and I loved everything about my...
    Nov 1, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. What is that stench??
    I'll never forget the first upper GI bleed I had to deal with. Gross!! It stayed win me for a while. I keep a bottle of essential oils in my pocket now and will out a drop right under my nose.
    Oct 25, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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