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Tips to Manage Working While In Nursing School

Ciker-Free-Vector-Images   If you’ve visited the NCLEX-RN Blog at Magoosh before, you might have noticed a common theme.  Many of us nurse bloggers will agree that nursing school is a challenging and busy time all by itself.  But what if you have to work while you are in nursing school? I did it and lived […]

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What’s Next After a Nursing Degree?

I’m a big believer in planning ahead so if you find yourself wondering what’s next after a nursing degree, I can certainly tell you that you aren’t alone. Many people will find themselves thinking about the same things. The very next thing that comes after getting a nursing degree is to take the NCLEX-RN and […]

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My First Year as a Nurse: Stephanie

Isn’t it funny that looking back on experiences gives you a whole new perspective? Oh, if I had only known then what I know now! Fortunately, we can harness the power of lessons learned by sharing them with others.  Here’s the story of my first year as a nurse and a few lessons learned that […]

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My NCLEX-RN Story: Stephanie

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Oh wait, sorry.  That’s the wrong story.  In all truthfulness, though it has been a while since I took the NCLEX-RN, it hasn’t been that long since I have thought about how it made me feel.  As a nursing instructor, I work with students every […]

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Beating Burnout Studying for the NCLEX-RN

We are all susceptible to burnout.  Nursing school is busy enough and then, just when you think you can take a minute to catch your breath, looming on the horizon is the NCLEX-RN! This high stakes exam can really impact your future.  Without a passing score, you can’t be a RN. I know that kind […]

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Studying for the NCLEX-RN: Where Do I Start?

Congratulations! You have made it through nursing school and you are ready to tackle the NCLEX-RN.  There are so many study options for the NCLEX-RN that you might not even know where to start! Here is a guide to getting your studies started and getting you on the path to success. The Test Plan The […]

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Question Types on the NCLEX-RN

I’m sure we can all agree that when preparing for an exam, it is not enough just to know the content on the test. It is also helpful to know what types of questions you will see. This is true on the NCLEX-RN too. While you might think it’s just multiple choice, it’s not! There are several […]

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Do Nursing School Grades Matter?

I’m sure there are many people seeing this question and they will firmly tell you that the grades you get in nursing school don’t matter. I beg to differ. Do nursing school grades matter? Of course they do! But, they aren’t going to matter the same way to each person. How your nursing school grades matter […]

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Should I Join a Nursing Association?

Once you enter the nursing community, either as a student or as a newly graduated nurse, you will probably receive an offer to join a nursing association. Different associations have different goals, fees, and member benefits. I like being a member of nursing organizations (I’m a member of two) and I think it is incredibly beneficial […]

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Nursing Prioritization: How Do I Know What to Do First?

A huge part of caring for patients in nursing is knowing what to do first. So, it makes sense that nursing prioritization is something you will need to know for the NCLEX-RN. Nursing prioritization isn’t something you will see as an isolated topic as part of the test plan, but rather as something that must […]

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