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    Thanks for the replies!

    I wouldn't mind looking for a blouse to mix and match, but my problem is that i have huge breast, so blazers and button down shirts don't look the best on me simply because the shirt would be so large to accomodate for my breast size. I've worn the dress and it fits perfectly, it's not tight or clingy, and all I would really need to get is some hose and some shoes to match.

    Any other ideas or suggestions??

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    Good Morning all!!
    Its been aloooong time since I've last posted here...but I need your help!
    I know it is traditional to wear a suit to a job interview. I only have ONE suit, that was bougth YEARS ago
    And I'm not exactly sure if it still fits. I currently have a job where I can dress casual. I usually alternate between jeans and slacks throughout the week. I do not have much money to spare, so I was wondering can I wear the dress linked below since I already have it. Of course I wouldn't wear it with those tights or shoes, but do you think the dress looks professional enough? If need be I can probably spend no more than $100 on a new outfit, but I'd rather not since bf just lost his job. Please help...I desperately need this job! Thanks!


    http://www.lanebryant.com/apparel-ac...6332/index.pro

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    It is not the NLN...please see my post in teh Washington DC section to find out the format and what the test contains...I think they ask you to study from a GED book, as most of the info on the test is vocab, bio, reading skills, math etc.

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    you should try nursing review center in hyatsville md...it's metro accessible and is a 2-3 week comprehensive review class that cost less than $300. the teacher was great!


    www.fbsca.com/nursing_review_center.php

    3601 hamilton street ste 200
    hyattsville, md 20782,

    phone: 301-277-5580
    fax: 301-579-4803
    e-mail: info@fbsca.com


    good luck!

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    Quote from Jules A
    Wow I'm no longer a bridge student. I took my last two finals today so now its on to NCLEX. Weird to finally be done. Wish me luck. Jules
    GOOD LUCK on the NCLEX....hopefully in two more years I'll be saying the same thing.
    If i recall correctly Jules, your'e located in the DC-MD-VA area, which bridge program did you got to? The only ones I know about are at UDC and Montgomery college....I'm in LPN school right now but plan on going thru a bridge program too. Congratulations!

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    Is there a website where i can watch skills like making a bed, moving/transferring patients etc.?
    In my classes we get to watch a video then practice, but usually i'm soo busy taking notes that I'm looking at my paper more than the video. So i was wondering if there was a site online somewhere that i could watch these types of videos and how these skills are properly perfomed? THANKS for any help!!

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    THANKS!!
    Great tip on that time management chart!! I'm a vary structured person so this will work for me.
    Any other tips/advice.....please keep them coming!!

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    **I've posted this msg in the LVN/LPN forum but thought that i might receive more replies if it was in this forum. I apologize in advance if posting in 2 diff. forums is against the rules**

    Good Afternoon Everyone!!!
    So here's my dilemma:
    I work 4 hours a every day during the 'normal' workweek from 9am-1pm, with classes Mon-Fri from 5-9pm.
    It takes me about an hour (the max.) to go to and come from work, which means I usually leave around 8 in the morning, and get home a little before 2, around 1:50pm. It only takes me about 20 minutes to get to and from classes, so i leave around 4:40, and get home around 9:20pm.

    Now I need to cook dinner, exercise for an hour daily, and study.....where do i find the time???? I know a lot of people have it worse than me working 40 hrs a week, but quite fankly it seems as if 24 hrs is NOT ENOUGH.

    Starting this weekend i plan on making meals for the whole week and freezing them so while I'm at class my bf can just pop them in the oven and feed himself, and have dinner ready by the time i get home.
    Is this going to work???
    I'd like to know how does everyone on here do it...whats your schedule like....any suggestions/advice/tips for me on how to better handle my time management?
    THANKS as always to those who reply!!

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    Good Morning Everyone!!!
    So here's my dilemma:
    I work 4 hours a every day during the 'normal' workweek from 9am-1pm, with classes Mon-Fri from 5-9pm.
    It takes me about an hour (the max.) to go to and come from work, which means I usually leave around 8 in the morning, and get home a little before 2, around 1:50pm. It only takes me about 20 minutes to get to and from classes, so i leave around 4:40, and get home around 9:20pm.

    Now I need to cook dinner, exercise for an hour daily, and study.....where do i find the time???? I know a lot of people have it worse than me working 40 hrs a week, but quite fankly it seems as if 24 hrs is NOT ENOUGH.

    Starting this weekend i plan on making meals for the whole week and freezing them so while I'm at class my bf can just pop them in the oven and feed himself, and have dinner ready by the time i get home.
    Is this going to work???
    I'd like to know how does everyone on here do it...whats your schedule like....any suggestions/advice/tips for me on how to better handle my time management?
    THANKS as always to those who reply!!

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    Graduate2010 likes this.

    Thanks for all teh great advice!!
    Yesterday was my first day of fundamentals....we actually didn't do too much watched a video about how infections spread and how to properly was hands. Already I have plenty of readings to do. but I'm finding class quite enjoyable!

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    Quote from DC_or_VA
    I guess you got the wrong idea about why I was asking about people there. I am not concerned about the skin color. I wanted to hear if nursing program there is pretty diversity as virginia here. I have many black friends and I work for a black centered organization, so skin color is not my concern at all as long as Howard has a good program.

    You could have answered more about the quality of program or any other impressions regarding about the nursing program there.
    I really didn't mean to sound so harsh in my previously response...
    I didn't answer your questions regarding the nursing program because i have no experience with that department. When I attended Howard, I loved it there- although the nursing depaartment was having some troubles- something that i do remember is that the nursing students protested a while ago, I believe last year and had organized a walk-out, not too sure why but the students weren't too happy with the way administration was handling things
    Here's an article written in the hilltop about the whole situation. You may want to go down there one day when you have some free time to simply chat with some of the students there- they may be able to give you more insight than anyone here online.
    But if you're set on going to Howard- just know that the Administration is highly un organized and expect any paperwork to be lost a couple times- you definitely have to stay on top of things in order for it to get done....many people complain about the A building, once you're there you'll see, although I hear things get much better once you're out of undergrad.

    "Senior nursing students remain unsatisfied after they were offered inadequate terms of reconciliation.

    During their 9 a.m. class with Beatrice Adderly-Kelly, Ph.D. , the dean of the College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences (CPNAHS), they were offered the option to retake a Leadership and Management test next Thursday and given a study guide to accompany it.

    The Interim Dean of Nursing and Co-coordinator of the Leadership and Management course, Mamie Montague, said she is not ready to comment on the situation until it develops.

    “The exam is not the issue. The issue is that we want to be taught the right way and respected,” senior nursing major and class secretary Katia Toussaint-Coley said.

    The students said that the administration is dodging the more pressing problems when the pertinent issues lie in classroom administration, protocol and interaction.

    “They are not fixing our problem,” said LaTanya Blackwell, the senior class president and a nursing major. “They are putting a band-aid on metastasized cancer,” she added.

    Students are disheartened with the program and the way they are treated regarding it.

    “They are stripping me of my confidence,” said Atlantis Williams, a junior nursing major. Williams said the professors contradict the values of knowledge and confidence they should be instilling in their students as future nurses.

    “Our spirits have been sucked out of us,” Toussaint-Coley said.

    An additional meeting was held in which the juniors were invited to attend in an attempt to involve more students in the struggle against the department. A room full of seniors suggested and agreed that the juniors should transfer while they are able to.

    “I feel like I’m at a downfall being at Howard,” junior nursing major Victoria Russell said. She works with the Washington, D.C. Student Nurse Association and is exposed to the nursing programs of nearby schools. Feelings of inadequacy and mediocrity arise for Russell and others when they interact with schools like the University of Maryland and the Catholic University of America.

    Students said they believe they have no faculty advocate in their department.

    “They hate the students. They do everything they can to demean us and destroy our morale,” Blackwell said.

    Toussaint-Coley wants to know why the administration and professors do not want to see her and her peers succeed.

    The students say their professors use scare tactics in order to subdue them by threatening individuals and their graduation.

    “It’s like kids who misbehave. You just tap them and they go sit down, but this class is resilient,” said Manotte Etienne, a senior nursing major.

    Students say professors attempt to disband their unity, but they insist on standing bound together.

    “If you choose to be with them you will be exposed,” said LeSabre Bowens, class secretary and senior nursing major.

    Students plan to pursue their initiative to see results until the end. They will write letters, continue to speak with proper administration and if necessary, take their issues to the provost.

    On Thursday, March 1, the students walked out of an exam after issues regarding a previous exam were left unaddressed. Students said they felt poorly prepared due to their professor’s teaching style and the classroom’s inability to accommodate a 71-person class. Neither of the exams had been submitted for faculty peer review as stated by a new nursing division policy, according to the senior class executive board.

    They are not only facing faculty issues, but also facility and equipment problems.

    Students will be graduating this spring not knowing how to administer an IV because the department does not have the proper equipment to teach them.

    The department has three small physical labs and one 14-computer technology lab to accommodate 417 nursing students.

    Bowens said she would hate to see the country’s first black nursing program shut its doors, “but sometimes you have to destroy and rebuild,” she said.

    Bowens says she can see why there is such a nursing shortage in the country. Two months from graduation, Blackwell questions whether she wants to go into nursing because of her experience at Howard.

    “It concerns me that they will serve as my mentors when I move into the field,” Blackwell said."

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    Quote from DC_or_VA
    How is Howard?

    How are the students and the campus atmosphere?
    Are most nursing students black? Are they really competitive?
    How are the professors? Are they all black?

    I am transferring from CC. I have high GPA 4.0, and I just got the admission from Howard. I am expecting to receive scholarships from Howard.

    I live in VA, is it really terrible to commute?

    Can anyone tell me the schedules of the class for junior course?
    Is clinical course held during evening time or morning?

    I hope someone could give me some tips about Howard.
    I could not find much info about this school.
    just wondering WHY you were concerned about the skin color of the students and teachers at Howard??? Why does this matter?
    Howard as you probably know is a HBCU- historically BLACK University....
    On your commute, it really depends on HOW you plan on getting there, metro or driving...
    Umm and campus atomesphere...this building, although on the 'main campus' is actully a couple blocks away from what i consider the 'main campus'...its actually a pretty quiet area, away from the yard.
    But if your concern is being around mostly 'black people' then this is DEFINITELY NOT THE SCHOOL FOR YOU!!

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    Thanks for the advice!!
    Yesterday was my first day...needless to say we didn't really have class, but we did have orientation. I feel really good about this new step that I'm taking!! I'm totally excited and ready to start...
    Today will officially be my first class and i have Fundamentals of nursing...can't wait to see what happens.

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    I definitely will!! Congrats on acceptance to your nursing program...this is sure to be a journey!

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    Today is the first day of my 15month evening LPN program....I'm excited abd nrevous, and don't know what to expect....I do know that there's a LONG road ahead of me, but I'm willing to sacrifice these 15 months for the betterment (not too sure if thats even a word!) of my (and my dear bf) future.

    Any insights or advice by those who've been there and done that?


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