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  1. How do you do a study group?
    I suggest no more than 4 people for a group, any larger is too much. Make sure it's to study, and everyone needs to be prepared ie... have read the material, listened to lectures etc... and have...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Top 10 tips for nursing school
    My :twocents: is 1. If you can do a study group-limit it to 4 people, and it is to study, not socialize. 2. Buy the book "Electrolytes made Incredibly easy"- you'll love this book, and you need to...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Pre-Employment Survey Prior to Interview
    They are more of a way to see what kind of person you are. Loyal, team player, or loner, so they can see if and where you will fit in. I think they would still interview you. Hope this helps.
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  4. Anyone else feel this way?
    The nerves will be there every semester until you get going. Orientation may actually get them going more, as you anticipate the start of the new semester. The nerves will also get worse getting...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Accepted! Now what?
    Don't be competitive, be friendly and helpful. Karma works both ways, and it can pay dividends. Avoid drama, and start great study habits and stick to it. Do your studies, unfortunately you will have...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. New male nursing student
    One thing I will throw in.... buy a pocket recorder, to record lectures. That way you can listen again to the lecture, it clears up questions you may come across in your readings, at least it worked...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  7. Nervous about NCLEX... ADVISE PLEASE
    My program was excellent, and we all had to take the ATI test in last semester which was the majority of my grade in one class. We also did the Kaplan program after graduation, and I passed first...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Should you arrive on time or super early for job interviews?
    5-10 minutes early, no more. Earlier you seem desperate, and force them to be uncomfortable making you wait which can work against you. On-time is too close to late, which makes them wonder if you...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    I graduated in May, and passed NCLEX on July 6th just 5 days after my 58th Birthday!:yelclap: I start my job as an RN tomorrow, and I am sooo stoked. It's a second career, but in the time I have been...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  10. Fifty-four and I start school on Monday
    Go for it! I'm 58, and start my job on Monday as an RN. I just graduated in May, and passed NCLEX on the 6th of this month. It's never too late, if you don't let it be. You CAN do this, just study...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. Changing careers
    I will only throw in, it is better to be happy in your career. If you are as unhappy as it seems, your health and wellbeing will suffer in time. On the other side, I would really look into whatever...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Good Idea to Disclose Criminal Background and Stipulations on Cover letter??
    I wouldn't put it on your cover letter or resume'. It will ask you if you have ever been arrested on the application. They will ask you for the backround during the interview if they're interested in...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  13. Ages of male nursing students?
    I am 57 and graduated May 10. Waiting to take NCLEX, still waiting on ATT.
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Nursing school excitement...
    I gave a big old yell for joy, I'm sure my whole neighborhood knew. Now if I could recieve my ATT, I could set-up to take my NCLEX and get back to work. I so look forward to finally working as a...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Just took my NCLEX
    Good luck on your results! How long did it take you to get your ATT, and was it e-mail or through post office?
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. First Job Dilemma
    Just to throw this out there, you said you like to teach your patients. Med/Surg. would give you the best opportunity to do that, get you experience, and allow you to broaden your horizons later....
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    I wonder if those nurses are PRN?
    May 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. Pre Nursing Study
    Hi, congratulations. I have recently graduated, and I know how excited you must be. A book that helped me out a lot and I recommend to get ahead is the "Electrolytes made Incredibly Easy". You'll...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. 3 Months until NS starts.. What should i be doing!
    Ok, I just graduated, so I am going to pass on one really big help-buy the book "Electrolytes made incredibly Easy". Read this book from cover to cover, more than once if needed, but read this book....
    May 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Will my tattoos hold me back?
    I have tats on both arms, and one on my hand. I wear long sleeves, and yes for interviews, too. The one on my hand hasn't stopped me yet, it gets covered by gloves, so far no problem. Don't roll up...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How many much older (40+) students out there starting classes? (I'm 47)
    Hi, I'm 57 and just graduated. It's my second career, and really wished it had been my first. I am waiting to take the NCLEX, and then I can start my career. It is definately doable as you can see. I...
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Advice for getting into Nursing School (second career)
    I too, am one of the older group. I just finished school and have graduation next week. I got in first time (Two years ago) in an ADN program. It can be done, GPA is the important part, also put in...
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Length of time a job is posted...
    I think your golden. It is an old opening, and hasn't been filled yet. Relax and if you don't hear from them, call next week and get the good news.
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance