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  1. Write notes, not essays

    Write notes, not essays

    Tip provided by muggs Sep 19, '17

    1-When reading the chapters covering the material don't copy everything word for word, outline the chapters. 2-Avoid highlighting and using your highlighted... Read More...

  2. Always ask "Why?"

    Always ask "Why?"

    Tip provided by Rocketskates Sep 19, '17

    My memory is horrible so by focusing on the reasons why things happen the way they do, I can lean on logic for support when I'm trying to apply knowledge. For... Read More...

  3. Practical evidence based study tips.

    Practical evidence based study tips.

    Tip provided by askgail Sep 18, '17

    1. Make sure you understand what is being asked. 2. Know yourself, and how you learn best. Some are visual learners, others can just read the information and... Read More...

  4. It's about how you study!

    It's about how you study!

    Tip provided by nursegup Sep 18, '17

    When I was in school I always had my book open to the current topic being discussed in class. I would directly underline/highlight the important things, put... Read More...

  5. My Tips

    My Tips

    Tip provided by Roz, RN Sep 7, '17

    Pray. A lot! And, find a non nursing friend to study with. Fellow nursing students know where you're going with a thought and may give you credit for what you... Read More...

    1 readers commented | last by Dperez0113

  6. Three Words:

    Three Words:

    Tip provided by Akay1717 Sep 17, '17

    YouTube videos, Quizlet, & Practice questions!

  7. Brick by Brick

    Brick by Brick

    Tip provided by Akay1717 Sep 17, '17

    "A house is built through wisdom. It is established through understanding. Knowledge is what fills the room with rare & beautiful treasures." Proverbs 24:3-4 ... Read More...

  8. How to enrich practice based knowledge.

    How to enrich practice based knowledge.

    Tip provided by rahmanrnc Sep 15, '17

    Every nursing students need to acquire practice based knowledge so that it will be easy and long lasting in our memory. Students can be more practical bye applying... Read More...

  9. Nursing School Study Tips

    Nursing School Study Tips

    Tip provided by acap2017 Sep 14, '17

    -Analyze and assess what types of questions your professor likes to ask on exams and/ or in class, and guide your studies accordingly. -Focus your studies in... Read More...

    2 readers commented | last by acap2017

  10. Critical Thinking

    Critical Thinking

    Tip provided by Chrissygraduatenurse Sep 14, '17

    Always ask yourself this question when learning about new diseases/conditions. How am I going to care for this person? This helps you read more in depth about the... Read More...

  11. Study Tips for the Solo Performer

    Study Tips for the Solo Performer

    Tip provided by showbizrn Sep 14, '17

    1. Stay on-schedule with your assigned readings. 2. Set-up a study schedule and STICK TO IT! 3. Research for applicable study questions with answers and... Read More...

  12. Textbook Reading Cheat

    Textbook Reading Cheat

    Tip provided by angelnurseinstructor Sep 13, '17

    (Cannot take full credit for this as I got it off the Internet.) Go to the end of the chapter and read the Key Points summary. Then attempt the self-check... Read More...

  13. Tips for pharmacology in nursing school

    Tips for pharmacology in nursing school

    Tip provided by blue85 Sep 10, '17

    Group up! Divide the study time by making notecards to summarize the information with a few classmates and brief each other on the cards we made. If everyone in the... Read More...

  14. Tips In Nursing School

    Tips In Nursing School

    Tip provided by FranEMTnurse Sep 8, '17

    When I was in school, I created study cards. I placed a question on one side and the answer on the opposite side. I did this, because study cards are portable and... Read More...

  15. Study Tips for Nursing School

    Study Tips for Nursing School

    Tip provided by wildflower602 Sep 7, '17

    Before nursing school my grades were good. My idea of studying was to memorize the material and then do well on the exam. When I entered into nursing school the... Read More...