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  1. Pre-Nursing School Jitters

    Orientation is in 17 days. August 10th I get to meet all my fellow nursing school classmates and the instructors. I have waited for this so long. I have spent over a year doing all the pre-requisite classes and testing. I have waited what seems like ...
  2. Time served on a waitlist

    I had been thinking about it for a very long time now. I needed to apply to a nursing school and get on with my career. I had been postponing this for years and promising myself I'd do it next year, and then next and then next. Now was the perfect ti...
  3. CallieNM

    Why I chose to become a Nurse

    I grew up in poverty, with just my mother and my little brother. Ever since I could remember I just could not wait to get away from that life. Growing up I had scarce parental guidance but I did have a close family. Especially with my grandparents! M...
  4. sixela21

    Pre-nursing: A Love Story...

    I do not yet have tear-jerking or moving story of my triumphs and experiences as a nurse--this is my account of my journey to find one. To this day, a very close family friend of mine still will not let me live it down that she caught me on tape at t...
  5. SmoothKeys

    Bridging the Communication Gap

    Every year, many prospective health profession students find the personal statement an intimidating hurdle. With nursing admissions already very competitive, communicating clearly one's enthusiasm is critical. The following is how Berkeley University...
  6. After I got my acceptance letter, my life was never the same! My first semester started with enough drama in my class to last the entire two years of the program! After some brave souls in my class cleared the air, all of that was over and we got on ...
  7. 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 many labels and types that this topics frequently misunderstood by pre-nursing students as w...
  8. How Nursing Entered My Life

    When I was 13 years old, I was obsessed about professional wrestling, sour punch straws, and video games. That Christmas morning, at my Dad's house, I awoke from my alien fighting dream filled snooze fest. My Dad's house was really a one bedroom apar...
  9. I must admit that I was never the best student. The only thing I thought of pursuing while in high school was getting out of high school. I was the worst at math and needed a tutor for all four years of high school. If I didn't want to learn it and i...
  10. A Child Can Change Everything

    The moment you look at the pregnancy test and see that the result is a positive, you're entire world automatically changes whether it is your first pregnancy or your tenth. You have 40 weeks, maybe less depending how far along you were when you found...
  11. As you consider beginning the journey into nursing, it is very important that you pave the way to success early. There are a lot of choices to be made, and it doesn't matter if you are a fresh new high school graduate or a 45-year old parent consider...
  12. 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 being overly dramatic here, but hey what the hell may as well put my Composition II skills ...
  13. 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 the lecture. These are provided as supplemental information only. I have also included here my top 10 t...
  14. A small cot was placed next to her bed, so I could sleep beside her. In the middle of the night, my mother's small voice called for me to get the nurses (no call button then), the foul smell invaded the room and it hit me hard enough to wake me out o...
  15. Cherry Chapstick

    One day an order came down from the inpatient unit for an EEG on a 40-something-year-old man. I got my supplies and machine and headed upstairs as the patient's nurse told me that it should be done portable. I arrived at the room to find a pleasant, ...
  16. secondlifenurse

    Transitions: On Becoming a Nursing Student

    Life is filled with transitions. In fact, if you look up the word "life" in any dictionary in my home, it will read "see 'transition' " and then give an appropriate page number. If you choose to look up the word "life" via the internet, then there wi...