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  1. pin light
    Pen light. Don't they have them at your college bookstore? I think the disposable kind are fine.
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Too young/ early in life to be in Nursing Program?
    OMG, don't listen to these people. There are so many people your same age in pre-med, pre-law and applied physics which are equally academically challenging. There are people your same age who are...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. When did wearing a stethoscope become popular
    I can't believe I'm the first person in seven pages /LOLing at all the judgey people!
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Insider Tips for Debinding Your Precious Textbooks
    I did the same thing just last week. We probably read the same article a few weeks ago. The Kinko's that I went to cut my soft bound books but, like you, couldn't cut my hard bound. Luckily they...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Last minute studying for Pre-entrance exam! Help..
    Make sure that you can do all of the math presented in that NLN-PAX book. Skip the vocabulary, none of those words will be on the test. Make sure that you can do the reading comprehension, I mean...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. College of Lake County
    Has anyone bought their books yet?
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  7. Has anybody here ever had to repeat a nursing course?
    I decided to drop out of my ADN program in the 90's while in the final semester. After 13 years and a reasonably profitable career in another field I'm going back in January. So I'll be repeating...
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. College of Lake County
    I just want to connect with some people going to the ADN at CLC. Anyone starting in Jan or already attending?
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. Will I get in trouble ? ? ?
    I didn't see your post early enough on that Monday, but I thought of you all of that weekend. I'm really glad that everything worked out for you!
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Several things are making me consider dropping nursing school
    For what it's worth I dropped out of nursing school in the 90's, when I was in my early 20's for many of the same reasons that you are describing. I followed other opportunities and happily earn pay...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Anyone else feel like you are in that book, the emperors clothes?
    I would get pretty tired of long johns or under armor after two to four years of clinicals, but I think that would work. If you go with the shorter option then anything but white boxers or boxer...
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. Anyone else feel like you are in that book, the emperors clothes?
    I wore white uniforms in the military, white boxers/ white T-shirt did the trick.
    Nov 18, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  13. Will I get in trouble ? ? ?
    This is upsetting, I hope your school de-colon-ifies their heads. Any conversation about common sense should include your schools lack of it for failing to make it clear to you that this...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Help me with ED progress note.. I`m so lost! -- and diagnosis
    Lol, does ED mean Emergency Department? I'm still a pre nursing student and I immediately thought of "male health issues"!
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Group projects
    I'm going to offer a slightly different take on this subject, I've found in life that 20% of the people do 80% of the work. There's also an adage that applies here: "Grant me the strength to change...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Breaking it to the boss...
    I can't tell you what a relief it is to have that behind me. Of course, a positive response from my boss is not necessarily a guarantee of the reality of the next 2 or so years.
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Breaking it to the boss...
    Well the moment has passed that I had been dreading since I got hired, knowing that I was going to pursue nursing school. I've been here for less than a year so timing was everything. I've delayed...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. military service male nurse
    One thing I didn't realize about the post 911 bill until I started using it is that the 36 months refers to time spent in class and will last you for four years. In other words, if you attend...
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. Accelerated second degree BSN suggestions
    Have you considered online schools? I have a BS and I work full time as well. I also have a mortgage, two kids, day care bills, work benefits, etc. In short, no way I can quit and I have no...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Waiting For Spring 2013 Acceptance..Anyone else?
    I didn't have to go to an interview. I applied in early August for a Sept 5 deadline, right after I received NLN-PAX results.
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Waiting For Spring 2013 Acceptance..Anyone else?
    Wow, I got my acceptance letter today! A month earlier than expected!
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Waiting For Spring 2013 Acceptance..Anyone else?
    I'm in agony for waiting, this is a huge crossroad for me. I work in manufacturing now and make a decent salary, but I was a paramedic when younger and I want to go back to healthcare. I'm only...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Ages of male nursing students?
    I'll be starting an ADN program in the spring, which means two summers will go by. I'm 38 now, so I guess I'll be 40 when we graduate. That's plenty of time for a second career!
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. Any web sites to purchase instead of rent e-textbooks?
    I was about to open a new thread on this subject. I dropped out of nursing school in the 90's and got a degree in something else. I kept all of my old textbooks, though, and they have been great...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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