Congrats and welcome to Allnurses.com! There is a CNA forum under the "students" board tab with lots of information. Go say Hi, and I'm sure you'll get lots of helpful advise.
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If your school offers additional courses in EKG and phlebotomy, take advantage of it. Most that have done this have gotten positions as a Patient Care Technician/Associate at hospitals. And, phlebotomy is a good skill to have. I am an LPN now, and still draw blood frequently.