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Where I Got In; Where I Didn't; And, What I Learned
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Where I Got In; Where I Didn't; And, What I Learned

Let's be real, it will never be stress-free, but if you have a game plan 1 or 2 years in advance, you can really direct the process in a way that suits you and your...

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Master Your Drug Calculations BEFORE You Get to Nursing School
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Master Your Drug Calculations BEFORE You Get to Nursing School

The keys to success in this field are: Knowing what is happening in the calculation rather than blindly following a formula. Setting up your calculations...

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A&P Help...From My Brain to Yours!
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A&P Help...From My Brain to Yours!

Please do not consider these notes to be the "end-all-be-all". I am human and YES, I make mistakes. Also, I urge you to take your own notes during lecture. These...

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A good thing, or setting up for failure?
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A good thing, or setting up for failure?

Hey y'all! Another boring day at the ranch, been holing up with a migraine that hasn't let up for two days. As such, I have a lot of time to study things, think...

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Nursing School Acceptance
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Nursing School Acceptance

For all of you out there struggling to get into nursing school, I say hang in there and stay strong! I decided to start my path to nursing school about 2 years...

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The long and winding...pre-req road
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The long and winding...pre-req road

"Only 16 months til you have a nursing degree!" Every time I opened a new page, somehow that advertisement popped up. Maybe because I was deep into research on what...

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LPN Questions, Help! Need Advice
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LPN Questions, Help! Need Advice

I don't care if I have to go to school at night. I just really want to go back. I live in New Orleans, Louisiana, they don't have a lot of options to chose form...

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Do Not Underestimate the Difficulty Level of Nursing School
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Do Not Underestimate the Difficulty Level of Nursing School

As I am almost done with my first year of my ADN nursing program, I decided to write this article with some thoughts about where I was a year ago. I know I am...

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Another Sleepless Night, While Stuck in Limbo
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Another Sleepless Night, While Stuck in Limbo

So here I am having another sleepless night due to my current uncertain state regarding my professional future. If you have any guidance and time to read my story,...

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Kaplan Pre-Nursing Entrance Exam
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Kaplan Pre-Nursing Entrance Exam

My grades on the Kaplan were: Overall Score = 81% Math = 93% Reading = 82% Science = 60% Writing = 86% Critical Thinking = 81% (not a section on test, but...

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Low GPA? Is there hope??? YES! Read this! Possibilities attached!
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Low GPA? Is there hope??? YES! Read this! Possibilities attached!

Short back story: I have a bachelors degree in sociology...did horrible all but the last year and a half. Graduated with a 2.4 gpa...finally realized what my ...

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5 tips for Applying to Nursing School
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5 tips for Applying to Nursing School

Today's post I'll be sharing five tips to applying to Nursing School that I used during my "application journey" as a second-degree student. You'll be happy to know...

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Guide for getting into nursing school.
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Guide for getting into nursing school.

It is important to make straight A's. One or two B's is alright, depending upon your program, is okay, but to be safe, make all A's. If you are having problems...

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How to Pay for Nursing School
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How to Pay for Nursing School

How You Can Pay for Nursing School I've noticed a lot of posts on the topic of paying for nursing school. I've also noticed a lot of responses here telling...

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Types of School Accreditation - The Guide!
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Types of School Accreditation - The Guide!

There are national and regional accreditation for both an academic institution as a whole and specifically for an institution's nursing program. There are so...

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Yippiee!!I Cracked the Nursing School Interview!
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Yippiee!!I Cracked the Nursing School Interview!

OH! Believe me, I kept thinking... would this be, just might be, my last chance to enter the nursing profession or would I have to choose an entirely different...

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I Want To Be A Nurse, But My Grades Aren't Competitive. Help!
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I Want To Be A Nurse, But My Grades Aren't Competitive. Help!

You really, really want to be a nurse. In fact, becoming a nurse might have been a lingering childhood dream of yours. Perhaps nursing was never a childhood dream,...

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Applying to Nursing School - Making the Cut
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Applying to Nursing School - Making the Cut

Sometimes, we are our own worst enemy. Since joining Allnurses and reading the posts, over the past year, I have noticed some vitriolic hatred. However, I am not...

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