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  1. Hello! I am seeking advice on what to do. I was previously dismissed from a nursing program due to not passing a course twice. Although there are specific life events that made this time difficult, I do not like being the kind of person to make excus...
  2. Test anxiety is when your anxiety level prevents you from demonstrating what you have learned and know on a test. There are students who feel nervous before a test because they did not prepare adequately or have poor study skills. Anxiety in cases of...
  3. Dear Students, Wondering if you are still able to do clinicals during this time, and if not, is this delaying your graduations? Best of luck to all of you. It's a strange time to be entering medicine. Or to be in it at all!
  4. I'm an FNP and I want to share some advice that I assumed was obvious, but apparently is not. I started precepting students this fall and I had four over the semester. Two were rock stars - one is just graduating and I recommended her for a job with ...
  5. Passed NCLEX 2nd Time With 75Q!

    Preparation for First Attempt of NCLEX My school used Kaplan and let me tell you, I SUCKED at Kaplan. I hated it. I thought their questions were so stupid and it just never made sense to me LOL. I didn't even bother to practice Kaplan questions b...
  6. Hello! I am a current nursing student in an ABSN program and will graduate in June of 2021. I decided at 27 to make a career change and I could not be happier with my decision. I am about to turn 29 and my husband is 33 and we are eager to start a f...
  7. Nursing school is hard enough, but I have lost almost every “friend” during nursing school. It started with them making plans and excluding me. Then when I would get invited and they’d make me feel left out. We are all adults but it feels so crappy t...
  8. How to Study for Success in Nursing School- Part I provided tips on how to lay a strong foundation for effective study. From attending class, rethinking assignments to scheduling your study, it is important to “see the big picture” of how good stud...
  9. Hello, I was a nursing student at a community college recently. While attending school I also worked at a major hospital. I burned some bridges and now moving on to a different school. A school that uses my former employer for clinical sites. I'm lo...
  10. My SRNA Journey

    Before Nursing SchoolI fell in love with Nurse Anesthesia during a traumatic event involving my god brother.Its amazing because I already knew I wanted to be a critical care nurse at this point, but this was when my eyes opened to nurse anesthesia. S...
  11. Dismissed from CRNA School

    Good evening, I was recently dismissed from a CRNA DNP program after three semesters. I had no issues as far as the program, instructors, or otherwise. I was dismissed after failing a 1-hour course. I made all As up until this point. As this wasn'...
  12. Taking anatomy and physiology and Microbiology was somewhat of a cardinal sin in my community college. Regardless of the warnings from professors and counselors, I enrolled in AP1 (which I retook) and Microbiology (entirely new to me at the time) dur...
  13. I have passed all my Nursing classes at my community College on December 2019, but I was denied receiving my Nursing associate diploma because I did not pass my Exit HESI exam. The Exit HESI passing score was 850, my score was 784. At first, I was ...
  14. So my nursing school just went fully online for the rest of the semester, cancelling all clinicals and replacing them with "online sims" amid this COVID-19 crisis. I'm very disappointed that we will not be able to continue with clinicals as I was not...
  15. I feel so, so stupid right now. The optimist in me said this entire time that I can handle an occasional bout of violence from a patient. But how would I even know that if I've never been assaulted in any way in my entire life? I am really upset at t...
  16. Hello Everyone, I had just failed my Med-Surg/Adult Health 1 class and am being held back for the next couple of months until I join the next cohort who'll be taking the class and finishing off my program with them. I know the material well enough bu...
  17. ADN vs BSN...help

    Hello. I’m a senior in high school and I’m having trouble deciding between getting an ASN (ADN) or a BSN first. I always thought that getting an ASN is better because I can work early and it cost less but after looking at the requirements, I realized...
  18. CRNA School Prep Academy

    How To Become A Highly Qualified Candidate For CRNA School

    1 ) Graduate from an accredited BSN program. It doesn’t matter how you obtain your BSN but be wary of pass fail programs because they will hurt your GPA. If you already have your MSN you can still go back for CRNA. Hopefully some of your graduate...
  19. I took the AANP certification and passed. I know if you are a FNP©, you are probably pretty worried about testing, too. Naturally, you've spent much time preparing and are ready to start your career! I know before I tested, I also browsed through the...
  20. So I just got invited and joined Sigma Theta Tau International. I don't get what the difference is for each chapters. I got invitation from Phi Pi Chapter from Chamberlain College of Nursing. I hate fraternity/sorority system so I don't really know w...
  21. Academic integrity, or cheating, is any act or behavior that gives a student an unfair advantage for the sake of improving academic performance. Cheating is not new in colleges and continues to be a problem in nursing programs. Previous surveys of en...
  22. Don't Lose Your Grip Now

    I had on rose-colored glasses while I was in nursing school. Everything was seen as big, bright and new. This is how we all see the World around us when presented in new circumstances. Hear me when I tell you, the battle isn't over. And it never will...
  23. Passed the AANP-FNP Exam March 16th

    I just passed the AANP on my first attempt on the 16th. I have been creeping on the message boards during my study time for advice and reassurance, so it's only right that I contribute. I was absolutely floored at how easy boards were. The questions ...
  24. Student Loans and managing expenses

    Hi all- I am soon to be starting nursing school. My situation is that I am a single mom to a 3 year old who needs full time child care during the duration of my 2 year program which costs a whopping $1500/mo. in my area. I also need loans to cover my...
  25. It's finally time to put all the skills you have learned in nursing school into practice - with real patients! Your first few clinicals can be exciting but also overwhelming. As a nursing instructor I love to see the energy that new students bring to...