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  1. Accepted! Now needing financial advice
    Oh, Mclennan, I love your plan, you are awesome! I am going to go to school for nursing as well. I;m starting my pre-reqs in the Spring, and I am currently working full time. I make terrible money...
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Mid-Michigan Community College ADN v. Second Degree BSN?  Relative Merits?
    I'd have to take all the pre-reqs at grand Valley and they are too far away from where I am living to make this feasible. I'm pretty sure at this point, I'm going the ADN route. I've done enough...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  3. Decisions decisions
    Maybe you should take a few years off to decide what you want to do? I wish that I had done that before I got my JD. I realized, way too late, that I should have pursued a degree in nursing, like i...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Very inappropriate!
    Maybe she is just worried she will have to train another nurse? Has she been mean to you or anything since this occurred? I mean, she might just be worried. I know that in my jobs when my bosses...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Can a teacher do this?
    You know everything the teacher covered in class? That's just the base for what you need to know. You also need to know all of the stuff in the books. The professors cannot teach the books again,...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Exhausted and Frustrated
    I found that when I am busy, I get a lot more done because it forces me to prioritize. You will be okay if you get rejected again. I have two friends who failed the bar twice, and they have both...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Is it nearly impossible to find a job with only an associates degree?
    Congrats on the job!
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Is it nearly impossible to find a job with only an associates degree?
    Where I live (smallish town), ADNs get hired from the local community college even before they take their exams. It's crazy, the hospital tends to hire these grads because of them do clinicals and...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Nursing Externships
    I think if you can swing it, an internship is always the way to go. If you can't get one, then you can try and volunteer somewhere? It's always good to have some experience to list on your resume. ...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Clinical Sites & Background Checks!
    Talk to them first. it will look better and less like you are hiding something. Second, stop fixating on the fact that you plead to something less than you were charged with. Do not mention that. ...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. BSN or ADN? I have a chance to do either, but need help!!
    I'm going the ADN route, but I have a BS and JD already, and I want to pay for the classes myself. If you are talking about 21k a semester and you mention aid, i have to ask, is this loans you refer...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Is a BSN worthy? Please read , I really need an opinion!!
    85k with a scholarship could get you a law degree. The average debt for a student with a BS or BA is 25k. So that's ridiculously high. Also, is this one of those online schools? Because they have...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Wearing scrubs at the gym??
    I wore scrubs when I worked as a direct care worker because they were comfy. DCW is basically in home help, and I also PJS, short skirts and heels, basically, whatever I wanted. And if someone...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Starting nursing school in the Spring. REALLY nervous. TIPS??
    I think at the end of the day, you can do anything you put your mind to. Don;t be afraid to have questions and experiment until you find the perfect study methods for yourself. When i was in law...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I did a dumb thing today and learned a lesson
    You can use the course eval like the other posters said. I'd like to point out that the first time whenIi was in college and I heard a professor drop an f bomb, I giggled like a schoolgirl. But...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Older Student
    if I get into a nursing program, I hope there are older students in it! I'm 28 and switching careers and I was afraid I was going to be the oldest one in the class, :)
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Clinical Sites & Background Checks!
    And everything I posted depends on them having an appeals process where you are allowed to make your case. If I was in your situation, I would try to make my case BEFORE they had a chance to deny. ...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Clinical Sites & Background Checks!
    The hospital is private property. They do have the right to deny you, it does not matter whether your conviction is a felony or a misdemeanor. You may be able to APPEAL a denial, depending on their...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Charge Nurse Ignores Me
    It's not Battery. There is certain touching that you impliedly consent to, and tapping someone on the shoulder to get their attention is one of those things. For it to be battery it would have to...
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Mid-Michigan Community College ADN v. Second Degree BSN?  Relative Merits?
    I would like to start taking my pre-req classes in the Spring of 2013. I am really torn as to whether I should go the ADN route, through Mid-Michigan Community College, or whether I should attempt a...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  21. Is there something wrong with me?
    Congrats!
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Starting new job Monday:)
    Congrats on the new jobs! I love hearing those stories!
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Lawyer to Nurse
    I'm currently in this position as well. I was a lawyer, working for a relative, and I did not get paid as I was supposed to, I was working for less than minimum wage with the breakdown of hours vs....
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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