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  1. Being and RN feels Great! A feeling hard to explain. It is out of this world especially when one sacrifices so much to reach the goal. These steps will help you get to that goal. It worked for me. They worked for the person who passed it on to me. An...
  2. Break up big tasks into smaller ones.There is A LOT of reading to do in nursing school, and it is always in your best interests to keep on top of them. This is on top of projects and studying for tests and exams. Since all of these activities involve...
  3. Critical Thinking

    I wish someone would have explained exactly what it meant to "think critically" when I first started nursing school - it sure would have saved me a lot of time trying to figure out how to answer my assignment questions and create better care plans! M...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. You need the best learning resources to suit your needs. You may be overwhelmed with the different options out there, especially when it comes to visual learning platforms. In this two-part article, we’re here to break it down for you and explain wha...
  8. Hi everybody, I am struggling in my advanced med-surge clnical rotation. Although I am a really compassionate and meticulous person, I don't do well under pressure and with lots of things to balance at once on my plate. Under those circumstances...
  9. A nursing student spends several nights studying for an exam, but he/she still feels unprepared because there is too much information to recall. Nursing students can identify with such experience and ask the popular question of how do I study nursing...
  10. Students accepted into nursing programs are successful learners and meet impressive admission criteria. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to discover what has worked in other learning college courses seem ineffective in the strange new world of nursi...
  11. I don't care about just passing my exams to get through nursing school nor just memorizing everything . I want to be able to understand the information and critically utilize it in clinical setting . I want to be a good nurse and give the best holis...
  12. Well, you might also be low-key stressing about how to make all this information stick in your memory for the long-term. Don’t worry, this is a natural fear that many nursing students encounter. Well, what if I told you that the solution is actually ...
  13. Hello Everyone, I was supposed to graduate in May, but due to the COVID pandemic, my clinical hours took a bit longer to complete. I ended up completing all the requirements for my program in mid-June. I received approval to test and scheduled my exa...
  14. As a nursing student, you're probably wondering how you can be more efficient? Do you really have everything you need? What kind of scrubs should you buy? Should you get the yellow or blue stethoscope? Here's one item that is a MUST BUY... LOL. Shar...
  15. Today I passed my AANP FNP exam, two days after graduation. I used this website constantly to read tips and stories about people that both failed and passed, and can't be more thankful a forum like this exists. This is going to be long, but I would l...
  16. Damion Jenkins

    NCLEX Tips: 5 Ways to Tame the Tension

    When test-takers are feeling the pressures of the high-stakes NCLEX, it can be overwhelming and cause a great deal of self-doubt. With self-doubt, candidates are more likely to change their answers, pick more difficult sounding answer choices because...
  17. Hello everyone! First off, I know that this isn't the happiest of topics to stumble upon, and this post is by no means written to scare future nursing students. This is just for insight and to share my experience with you all as many of you have been...
  18. Tips for Making the Most of Your Clinical RotationAsk questions - lots of questions!You may feel a bit unsure or out of your element in the clinical setting. No question is a bad question. There are so many aspects of the clinical environment that yo...
  19. To help prevent distraction from the many urban legends and individual horror stories that are only adding to increased test-anxiety, I have created a list of the 3 things everyone should know about the NCLEX. #1 - The NCLEX is all about challen...
  20. There are many of us here who love helping you. We ask that you show us your work. Show us that you have your critical thinking caps on and are trying to grasp this new way of thinking. Tell us what you think and we will go out of our way to hel...
  21. We’re aware that there have been changes to the logistical components of the NCLEX® to ensure safety precautions, such as limited test dates or length of the exam. This may be causing you anxiety and leave you feeling unsure of how to prepare. Here a...
  22. My first year in nursing school began with high hopes. I'm passionate about helping those in need. My motto is "we are all here to serve each other." I thought that I should become a nurse because so many nurses that I've met in hospitals are general...
  23. It's that time again, the prerequisite and nursing school boards will be filling with new fall students. The most common questions I see are usually people feeling worried about some of the "harder" classes associated with the prerequisite and nursin...