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  1. Starting nursing school..why am I so afraid?
    You'll do great! I'm going to graduate in December and it's been a long journey to get here, but I wouldn't change a thing! Nursing encompasses my whole person! I have learned so much, yet learned...
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. VALOR program
    Congratulations!! I just got a position at a VAMC in colorado. So far I was offered the position pending a background check and physical. They go all out, never had such intense physicals! I...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  3. UNR Nursing Starting Fall '14
    Congrats on getting in! That's exciting! I lived in Vegas before we moved here, I know how competitive that program is. I wasn't even trying to go there, I was trying to go to CSN before we moved...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. What classes are you taking next term?
    I have leadership, senior specialty, elective (acls) something else and senior specialty. Then graduate! December 13th baby!!!
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Accelerated ADN program?
    I looked up that school...I'm very curious as to why they won't post the average time it takes graduates to actually complete the program, or the job placement percentages! Scary. They will post...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Graduation is just around the corner!!
    Congrats may graduates! Hurry up and graduate so I can officially be a level 5 about to graduate too. :D honestly though, time has flown! I started fall of 2012!
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Did you get to choose your Clinicals site/schedule?
    We are assigned and given a precise schedule to follow every semester except the last one. On our 5th semester we get to voice our preferences for our senior specialty. Depending on how well we are...
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Considering nursing...need advice!
    Congrats!! I graduate in December as well. I never had another degree or career but of am a mom and non-traditional student so I get the dedication and work you've had to put into this! Way to go!!
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. entering core nursing classes!!
    Seems like only yesterday...it's an exciting time for you! Enjoy it, it really does fly by!
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Will a Nurse Clinical Residency help me land a job?
    I think most Bsn programs offer something like that. Ours is called "senior specialty" it's 12, 12 hour shifts in a chosen unit. It's clinical hours and not paid but a good way to gain experience...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Valor interview tomorrow!
    Kplp1111, congratulations to you too! That stinks that it's so far away! I guess I got lucky with the VA in the same town I live in. Good luck working it out. I have kids, but I have ones old...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Good luck to all who are starting nursing school soon!!!!
    Great attitude! Only you know yourself best! You can do what you believe you can do, when you work hard and don't quit. I have eight kids and a lot going in my life, yet I'm one and 1/2 semesters...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. If you could do one thing to get ready for Nursing School
    I would say refreshing A&p is helpful, as well as learning APA for writing papers like never before! Good luck!
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Endometriosis
    Speaking from personal experience...yes. I was married young and had lots of kids close together. It's when I wasn't pregnant that the cells invaded and I had surgery to take it all out. So...it...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Valor interview tomorrow!
    I was notified today I was chosen! It starts as soon as the semester ends. I feel so honored and excited!!! Great way to kick off spring break!
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Traditional nursing programs
    What part of colorado? It depends. I'm on the western slope and there really a few programs to choose from. My program is traditional BSN, 5 semesters in the program and no summers. We're in...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. Valor interview tomorrow!
    No, I'm in colorado. I've done clinicals at the VA here, it's an excellent place! I think they probably interviews around 10 people, but I don't know for sure. The didn't interview all...
    Mar 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Valor interview tomorrow!
    Good luck! I had mine today, it was fine. There was a panel of nurses from the va asking questions like: "where do you see yourself in a year, 5, 10 years." And situations like "you walk into a...
    Mar 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. I need pinning ceremony ideas!!
    No ideas for you, just a senior graduating this December so I'll be watching this thread.
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Not to beat a dead horse... But KAPLAN?
    Our school buys the course with our degree. So we have to take the tests every semester and then get a week long review after graduation. It's worked well for a large percentage of our graduates.
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Just tired
    I totally feel your pain! I was a second semester student this time last year. Honestly, each semester has had it's ups and downs, but second was the hardest. It was soo busy, not much downtime...
    Mar 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Got rejected from several nursing programs. What are your coping mechanisms?
    I applied and interviewed and didn't get in. I was so prepared to get in that I was absolutely floored. I picked myself up, dusted off and tried again! I researched interview strategies, classes I...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. VA valor program
    I'm in Colorado and we have a VA in our town so no need to commute for me. Good luck in Seattle! My interview is next Thursday, I also have three exams that day...gonna be a bit stressful.
    Mar 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Research...ugh
    I know, stretching. Blah. 😉 nursing school has so much stretching! Lol I do feel lucky to be in a BSN program, specifically research, with a great teacher. I just wish it were more intuitive,...
    Mar 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Research...ugh
    I am in the forth semester of my 5 semester BSN program. Nursing school has not been easy, but I have done well at it- maybe even excelled in some areas. This semester we have community health,...
    Mar 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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