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  1. I flunked out of clinical today..
    You have my deepest sympathies. I flunked out of clinical last week. I did very well in the lecture courses, but got nervous and fumbly while being observed. I'm so depressed I can't even begin to...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. My worst fear come true.
    Bravo! Well done! There is a special place in everyone's heart for people who bounce back from adversity. Thank you for sharing this wonderful story. There are so many of us who doubt and...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Last semester but.. I Hate Nursing!
    Don't mess with Arkansans! One of my best (and toughest) nursing teachers is an Arkansan and a ardent Razorback fan.
    May 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Last semester but.. I Hate Nursing!
    ImThatGuy - I don't know you, but I love you. Are you a Razorback? My mom (85 years old and still working) is a school nurse. Some of the stories she tells me are amazing. It's a very tough job,...
    May 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. BEWARE: Pace University
    From what I've seen, there have been many changes in the CDP program since the original poster started this thread. The CDP program is very demanding, but most of my classmates made it through and...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Last semester but.. I Hate Nursing!
    I hate nursing school, but I love nursing. Good luck.
    May 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Vibes, prayers, good juju needed!!!!!!
    I'm rooting for you, praying for you, sending positive energy to you. Sometimes you need to see a little karmic hand waving at you. You are not alone. Wish there was an emoticon for this. But...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. My girlfriend is afraid that I might meet another girl in the nursing program...
    Crazed, I wish there was a "love" button, because your comment was the greatest.
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Struggling new student, Advice?
    Pete - You are a strong person. If you are into "affirmations" think of some and say them every day. Tape them to your bathroom mirror, put them on the fridge door, etc. I chant to myself "I am...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. My girlfriend is afraid that I might meet another girl in the nursing program...
    I really empathize with both of you. I'm female and married. One of the things I failed to anticipate is how hard my being in nursing school would be on my relationship with my husband. Being a...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Time for me to quit
    One more day - one day more. I would like to thank the people on this thread (and the people in this community) for helping me through a tough time. I am still in the game, mostly thanks to the...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Time for me to quit
    Not.done.yet - Thank you for sharing your wisdom. And I love the Maya Angelou quote.
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Anybody have experience with taking a Leave of Absence during nursing school?
    Oh, I relate to the bad experiences! I had a serious head injury and had to take a LOA. Fortunately I managed to outlast the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune and return to the program. My...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Nclex today 4/16  75 questions and the good pop up!!
    YAY!!! Congrats! Well done! All the rest of you NCLEXers are in my prayers.
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Test questions taken directly from random NCLEX book.  Unfair?
    At my school, people vie for the biggest collections of NCLEX study books. Also, people find links to review sites and pass them around. As far as the teachers are concerned, it's all fair game. But...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Criminal Background check
    That a real pain. Even the most saintly people I know (no parking tickets, no overdue library books etc.) sometimes find out that the FBI or Homeland Security or the local PD have something on them....
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  17. Time for me to quit
    These are all great comments and questions! You are helping me think the situation through rationally. Right now my emotions are "running the ship." First of all, after a long career in a variety...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Time for me to quit
    I am at a turning point now. I worked like hell to get into nursing school. (I already have a degree in biology, but I wanted a career change.) I've been miserable so far. Nursing is not what I...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Prefilled syringes for anticoagulants
    Thanks a lot!
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Prefilled syringes for anticoagulants
    A classmate of mine just started her Geriatrics clinical rotation. Her instructor is new to the facility and very nervous. My classmate was supposed to inject an anticoagulant into the abdomen of a...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. How many people did you lose?
    At our school, one in five make it by senior year. It goes without saying that the school's NCLEX pass rate is 98%. The school lives and dies by NCLEX pass rates.
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Failing, and it'sall my fault
    Tomorrow is the big day. The last couple of weeks have been horrible. Many unforseen circumstances have popped up. I've been practicing, studying, working on the anxiety, etc. But each new day brings...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Failing, and it'sall my fault
    I want to thank all of you for your advice and support. I have my last clinical class (Yay!) tomorrow morning. I'm dreading the experience, but the sooner I part company with this instructor, the...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. My worst fear come true.
    I admire anyone who is brave enough to share this kind of thing with others. Your experience makes all of us stronger. Keep pressing your way forward. What seems unbearably painful now will seem less...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Booted on a clinical failure. I have a chance to reenter, but should I?
    CeCe, you and I have so many things in common! Are you my long lost twin sister? I too want to become a psychiatric nurse. Add me to list of people who admire you for the way you are handling a...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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