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Category: Nursing School

Stephanie

Working With Your Online Nursing Faculty to Maximize Your Success

Nursing school is tough. It is competitive just to be accepted into a program, let alone successfully complete it. Add in the fact that many nursing schools now incorporate online learning into their programs and many students can feel overwhelmed. But, one thing that you can do to help yourself in your education is to effectively work with […]

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Crystal

How To Choose a Nursing Specialty

One thing’s for sure—being a nurse never gets boring. There are so many exciting areas of nursing to choose from. From pediatrics to geriatrics, hospitals to nursing homes, genetics and forensics, on the ground or in the air—the choices are endless. But how do you pick the nursing specialty that’s right for you? Keep reading and I’ll share […]

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Crystal

3 Things You Don’t Learn in Nursing School

Nursing school is no joke. Pathophysiology, pharmacology, statistics, labs, research, clinicals—and that’s just the first semester! Is there anything you don’t learn? Well, yes. Read on and I’ll tell you about 3 things you don’t learn in nursing school. 1. You don’t learn what it really means to be a critical thinker I’ll never forget […]

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Stephanie

Am I Ready for the NCLEX-RN?

I really wish I could tell the future.  I want to be able to gaze into my crystal ball and know everything that is headed down my path.  When you are preparing for the NCLEX, I’m sure you wish you had a crystal ball too.  You would probably ask, “Am I ready for the NCLEX-RN?” […]

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Chris

Does nursing school prepare you for nursing?

It’s the age old question. Does nursing school prepare you for nursing? Before we answer the question let me paint you a picture…. Ha-haaaaaa! Finally graduated nursing school. I’m the best new-grad that’s ever walked the face of the planet. I’m the king of the world! I’m the greatest! I’m the …. The sad truth […]

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Stephanie

Nursing School Survival Tips

Nursing school have you feeling like this? Photo by Fangx3 There is so much to learn and so much to do that many students wonder how they will ever survive! If this describes you, fear not! There are many things you can do to make your days in nursing school more enjoyable and make you a […]

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Michelle

Does It Matter Where I Go To Nursing School?

  While there is no one perfect nursing school, there are several factors which you should research and consider prior to choosing which nursing school to attend. Decisions include whether to be an LPN or an RN and then whether to attend an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program. Essential Factor The first and most important […]

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Stephanie

3 Things Nursing School Prepares You For

As with many things in life, it can be easiest to look at the negative.  Throughout my time as a nursing student, nurse, and nursing instructor, I have heard many people talk about how they don’t feel that nursing school prepared them to be a nurse.  But, I’ve come to believe that while it can’t […]

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Stephanie

Does Nursing School Prepare You to Pass the NCLEX-RN?

If you are anything like me, when looking at the process of nursing school and then having to pass the NCLEX-RN, it can be easy to wonder if nursing school really prepares to you to pass the test.  Now that I am a nurse, I can tell you that, yes, it really does – just […]

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