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  1. Potential move to CA from TX
    Hi! I'm from California, went to nursing school there and all but I go back and forth between there and Houston. What part do you currently live in now? Cost wise, it is NOTHING like how Houston...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. CA BON RN license renewal urgent message!
    I have no clue if it's related, but there's been messages on the Pearson Vue site too about system updating.. In case you're trying to reschedule your test and you happen to do it while they're using...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. When can I actually retake it? I'm confused :(
    Hi! If anyone has gone to through this or know the answer, I would appreciate any info because it's driving me nuts. I first took the test April 07, 2011. I got the letter after I didn't pass...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. I am a new nursing student, and about to give up... Please help
    I found that if people turn to the nclex books before actually learning the content, they're not learning what they need to be. Nclex is fine after you know the content, but not to start off with.
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Study tips?
    If you really know your information, you should be able to explain it or write it out. If you have a good friend or a study group going, then see if they'll study with you in this way: Explain to...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Nursing school - what should I review
    Oh wow.. they held a place for you essentially then? That's pretty interesting! If you do get antsy though and just feel like you want to learn soomething, then YouTube health animations to get...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Would it be SMARTER to do my LVN then ADN based on GPA?
    Much of the advice I heard of before nursing school was that if you can get into the straightest path, to go for it. If you can get into an ADN program, then why would you do LVN? Some people take...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Pre-Nursing Background
    What does this person's opinion have to do with your application to the college? I ask because it doesn't appear that she has any say in what college you go to or the application process... unless I...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Breaking Into Nursing
    I could care less about the money because I've held other jobs that pay more and don't require the same grilling work as nursing... but at the same time, the money nursing pays does help with...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. can you guys help me work this out (a&p II experiment re: NaCl intake & aldosterone)
    I don't know how much help I will be.. but first and foremost, your understanding should come from your textbooks. If you understand it from there you should be able to answer majority of the...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Tips for doing well in Med Surg and Pharm
    It's all about understanding and not just 'reading' once you're in the med/surg/pharm land. If you can't explain it, then you don't really know it! I'm an organized person and a post it/agenda...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Thank you note--too much?
    I say yes as well but if you're worried about how you might feel or your instructor... then you can always wait until the end of the quarter. I get what you mean about possibly feeling like a...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. I am a new nursing student, and about to give up... Please help
    I personally never joined a study group... most people just diverged from anything nursing related and wasn't helpful at all. The practice questions for NCLEX are WAYYYY too early for you. You...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Do you just love it when professors test you on information you haven't learned??
    My opinion is that it's not necessarily that the instructors are covering things you've never heard... It's that they're asking questions that need more than just spitting out the memorized info. ...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Nursing school - what should I review
    I have to ask out of curiosity... A program accepted you even if you have been out of school of 3 years? I have to be honest and say I didn't even know that was possible. You might feel like you...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. So scared for nclex pn
    A piece of advice I've gotten is that if you are getting more questions right than wrong.. you are still in the game. However, it wouldn't hurt you to extend your test date to get more prepared. ...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Do retakes on courses make nursing school applicants look bad? HELP!
    Agreed with those saying to talk to an advisor. But NOT one from your junior college. You want to talk to someone in the nursing department. They know the types of students they're accepting so...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. hot cheetos & GI probs
    My guess is that even if you were to find photos, not many would listen. Otherwise half the world would have stopped smoking & drinking from seeing lung and liver damage photos. I know people who...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. medsurg & pharm
    As long as you know your basics... You are as prepared as you can be. It's going to feel easy now, which is good.. way better than being confused.. but in med surg you're going to learn how to apply...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. First semester almost over.
    Nope, it does not get any easier!! Haha.. the first semester will always be the easiest, until you get to the 2nd year or so maybe 3rd and you get into public health or other areas that don't require...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Most relevant/useful pre-nursing science class?
    Typically, the most helpful classes are already listed in your pre-reqs for nursing school. If they don't require anything other than a cooking class then you probably aren't applying to a decent...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. About to graduate and discouraged.
    When I was in clinicals, I used to put on the BP cuff inside out.. not because I was stupid or didn't know my stuff.. i just was that nervous at times. But, I can remember the times an instructor...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. First semester nursing student... at the brink!
    Everything I liked about nursing I ended up hating during nursing school.. and stuff I didn't know I'd like.. I ended up loving. I'm with this person! Stick with it.. it might feel like a...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. First semester nursing student... at the brink!
    The experience is different for every person. I wanted to quit nursing school (BSN) so many times.. and even literally got a chance to go into a different nursing program (ADN) during my 3rd quarter...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Feeling Discouraged
    Hurst's Pathophysiology book is great too! I'm actually using it to review for the boards so if you need any additional help in understanding some of the disease processes, let me know! Honestly,...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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