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  1. Hi every body Iam kelly I want to go to nursing school, and I have lots of questions in my mind and I got this wonderful site. so I registerd and here Iam.
    My question is Iam planning to go to LPN, and some one told me it is better to finish RN in two years than LPN, I want to know which is best option, please experts out there explain me the differrence. thankyou
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    Joined: Mar '05; Posts: 1

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  3. by   dbsn00
    Welcome to allnurses! I'm a LPN & I'm going back for my RN this fall. If you're young & don't have many expenses I would go the RN route (if you go full time you can get your ADN in 2 years). You'll have a lot more opportunities open to you as a RN. While I don't regret being a LPN in any way it sets limits to where & what you can practice. Just my opinion, good luck whichever route you choose!
  4. by   Tweety
    I agree with the above. Go the RN route if you are able to. The salary difference is and the job opportunities for the RN is better.

    Good luck and welcome!
  5. by   webblarsk
    Hello and Welcome!
  6. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Welcome to All Nurses

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