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  1. Know yourself

    Know yourself

    Tip provided by joshsc Oct 7, '17

    Know how you learn. Do you learn by repetition, pnumonics, just reading, or are you visual and need pictures and diagrams? Knowing how you learn reduces time and... Read More...

  2. Study tips for nursing students

    Study tips for nursing students

    Tip provided by kathy48 Oct 6, '17

    First and foremost know your medical terminology! Flash cards/quizlet online tutorials/and revisit new knowledge within two hours of learning! I still have my... Read More...

  3. The best advice is shared advice!

    The best advice is shared advice!

    Tip provided by BBADAMS Oct 4, '17

    NOT for the faint hearted or the weak minded. 1.GET UP EARLY, the earlier the better. Learning with a refreshed mind is most effective! 2. Study for 30 minutes,... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by BBADAMS

  4. First semester Study tips (also coffee reccomendations)

    First semester Study tips (also coffee reccomendations)

    Tip provided by Maddie_paroutis Oct 4, '17

    Teach your friends! For me, I can study quietly at my dining room table for 6 hours, and still not get the same result as simply talking to my freinds about what... Read More...

  5. Make it a musical

    Make it a musical

    Tip provided by Sakina,BSN,RN Oct 1, '17

    For any concept that you need that extra push to remember: A song and dance about it will help. Not creative...YouTube can help. Not only will the song help link... Read More...

  6. Make it personal!

    Make it personal!

    Tip provided by Sakina,BSN,RN Oct 1, '17

    To better learn your drugs: learn the generic and brand name as you would a persons first and last name. Pretty soon you notice that families of drugs appear that... Read More...

  7. My Very Wise Nursing School Survival Guide

    My Very Wise Nursing School Survival Guide

    Tip provided by BabyTurtle2k11 Sep 30, '17

    1) Find out what way you learn best (auditory, visual, etc) and study according to that. 2) Pay close attention to what the instructor says. Sometimes, they will... Read More...

  8. Teach Yourself!

    Teach Yourself!

    Tip provided by Sbhayes09 Sep 29, '17

    I have recently finished all of my prerequisites but one and I'm waiting for my acceptance letter to nursing school. I'd like to share what I've done to earn A's in... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by Sbhayes09

  9. My Study Strategy

    My Study Strategy

    Tip provided by highhope Sep 24, '17

    For class: 1. Print out the slides or notes that are posted, or read he chapter before class 2. keep book/notes/slide open and take them directly on it 3.... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by studentbear

  10. "Trivial" Questions!

    "Trivial" Questions!

    Tip provided by Apple-Core Sep 26, '17

    Many years ago when I was last a student, I used the board game "Trivial Pursuit" to learn. Instead of the question cards included with the game, my friends and I... Read More...

  11. Study Tips!

    Study Tips!

    Tip provided by albertme Sep 25, '17

    To start off, everyone studies differently! My favorite way to study is recording lectures and listening to them again right after class and write down any missed... Read More...

  12. My Study Tips

    My Study Tips

    Tip provided by PrnAdnST Sep 23, '17

    I use flashcards, but only one side of the card. On the cards I write: Disease Pathology or Etiology Signs & symptoms Diagnostic & lab tests Medications ... Read More...

  13. Prioritizing is the Key!

    Prioritizing is the Key!

    Tip provided by Vbstuckey Sep 23, '17

    Use NCLEX "style" questions that apply to the concept you are studying. Get review books, use google, and use textbook resources (most textbooks have study... Read More...

  14. THINK about your subject...

    THINK about your subject...

    Tip provided by Pintabean Sep 20, '17

    1. THINK about the subject as a whole; understand what it is trying to teach you in a nutshell. 2. Break down the material into subcomponents. 3. Take notes,... Read More...

  15. Give your brain a kick in the ***

    Give your brain a kick in the ***

    Tip provided by Rocketskates Sep 19, '17

    Fast tempo music playing in the background, like jazz, helps me stay wound up so I don't doze off. Songs without words help because they're less likely to distract... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by Daecat