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  1. I havent seen a thread yet on this year's nurse corps application cycle & my anxiety has made me start one. I'm finishing up my application and should be done with it by today. I know its extremely competitive so honestly I dont think I'll get it...
  2. Passed AANP Exam June 2020

    I just passed the AANP FNP exam and like many nervous test-takers, I scoured this site and the internet for any info. I found this site the most helpful so I felt it was my duty to keep paying it forward. Here is my experience/thoughts/etc. I will br...
  3. vangoghfan77

    Pearson Vue Trick was WRONG

    Hi everyone, I felt I had to post this!! I took my NCLEX on Tuesday and left feeling super down, I literally felt confident about maybe 20 questions. I cried A LOT and was pretty sure I failed. I did the Pearson Vue trick no less than 1000 times and ...
  4. I didn't choose nursing it chose me. I firmly believe that God called upon me to become a nurse. I know this because he planted a seed in me long before I knew it myself. I've had quite the journey in nursing school, and I attribute my success to per...
  5. ATI Comprehensive RN 2019

    Literally re-taking my ATI Exit Exam in a few weeks. I wanted to know if anyone had any useful resources in scoring a 99% on their exam. Please DM me. I need serious help.
  6. In desperate need of advice. I'm currently a sophomore in nursing school at one of the top 10 universities for nursing. I thought I was extremely interested in nursing, but being in nursing school has kind of crushed that for me. My professors are ex...
  7. Version August 2020

    (Oldies but Goodies - These toons along with captions have been completely reformatted for your reading pleasure.) Whether Spooky or Sweet, Halloween is a time of fun ..... and a time for strange things to happen. In the nursing profession, this...

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  8. Version August 2020

    Day to day life as a student nurse can be overwhelming and stressful. Humor is a great way to deal with stress. Throughout the years, allnurses has featured some of the best nursing cartoons focused on Students lives, along with the creative ways nur...

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  9. Unfair Grading

    I am new to this forum. I recently encountered an incident that has left me quite disappointed. We had a head-to-toe assessment check off and med check off before we started our second semester for nursing. I made sure to prepare well to do well in b...
  10. Have you ever found yourself just staring at the wall? What have you done to give yourself a "reboot"?
  11. Joe V

    It's Not All Bad

    Nursing students have so many challenges to handle. You can get so caught up in deadlines, classes, studying, etc that you wonder if you will survive. When something good happens, it almost seems overwhelmingly impossible. Tell us how you felt w...
  12. NurseStudentK75

    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 ago at the age of 37. I had friends that criticized my decision to go into nursing so...
  13. What to study or know before nursing school?

    So basically I've already gotten into school and have a lot of time in my hands. I currently work full time as a security guard at a hospital and well don't do much but surely on my phone and occasionally wrestle with people. Was just curious if some...
  14. It all comes down to the last exam of the quarter, the last one that matters at least. There's something to be said when there's a 10% difference in your lowest average score and the next lowest. I remember my first thought when the test landed in fr...
  15. As I think about the many graduates who walked the stage this year at Chamberlain, I offer some of the following reflections on what I've learned about continuing education. 1. There is no statute of limitations on going back to school. Part...
  16. Avoid Kids at ALL Costs! Ch 8

    As it turns out, my favorite class is pediatrics. I have four kids, and know a little about basic things (age of immunizations, milestones), but I didn't know a LOT. And it turns out, I really do like to read the textbook and learn everything I can a...
  17. Study Tips for Nursing Students

    Were your grades less than ideal this semester? Are you just beginning to dive into college life and are worried about how to study and making the grades you need? It is important to take college seriously for several reasons. College is expensive! Y...
  18. How to Avoid Pre-Req Burnout

    When I dealt with Pre-req stress and burnout: My first experience with pre-req stress and burnout came in the Summer of 2020 when I was studying AP2 and College Algebra (yes, I took these in the same semester). All the material was jampacked into...
  19. The wonderful thing about nursing is that it is open to everyone of all ages. Please give a cheer to all the people who believe that age is not a factor in learning. And, to all the people who strive for knowledge regardless of age. How old were you ...
  20. It’s the time of year when eager students are venturing into their first semester of nursing school. Most likely, they have been bombarded with advice from other seasoned students. However, starting nursing school is like jumping into frigid water. Y...
  21. Lessons Learned

    Believe it or not, nursing students, there IS life after nursing school, and what a ride you’re about to have! Yes, there will be bumps and maybe even a small crash or two along the way, but what an amazing career path you have chosen - or perhaps t...
  22. Good Learning Experience

    "You might want to take Stephen," one nurse told me. "He's not a cancer patient, but he's interesting. He'll be here a while." This rotation I had all women, mostly 20's and unusually green. I expect to have a few "mature" learners and a guy student,...
  23. You know you're a student nurse when...

    You or your family member is sick and you bring out the stethoscope to see if you can hear abnormal lung or bowel sounds!
  24. Passed After Failing 3 Times!

    I have seen inspiring posts on here, people turning here for answers on what to do when failing. People sharing their success stories and I would like to just help anyone I can. NCLEX-PN: My Journey My name is Sadie and I started my journey ...
  25. Recent nurse graduate here...but my question today is being presented on behalf of the students in the cohort behind me who have been backed into a corner and are now “afraid” to speak up and are afraid to take action. Last week, two professors ...