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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Have you ever found yourself just staring at the wall? What have you done to give yourself a "reboot"?
  4. 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...
  5. ThePrincessBride

    Should I be concerned?

    I am in my first semester of three clinicals and I have been having a hard time with clinical placement. My school (that supposedly places students) dropped the ball, and I did not want to be placed midway through the semester and left scrambling. My...
  6. 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...
  7. Tips from My Personal Experience When it came to my pre-nursing journey, I didn’t always have supportive people around me. In fact, some of them were very toxic and had no problem with showing their pursuits to tear me down. It was definitely ...
  8. In each class, we usually encounter the know-it-all. It usually goes two ways, it either annoys the hell out of you and leaves you with doubt, or you actually take away a thing or two from the know-it-all. I've had personal experiences with a know-it...
  9. No Prior Experience I had never even been in a hospital before. I was never a CNA. I didn't volunteer as a candy striper. I did not know what it meant to care for other adults. I was only 22 years old. Prior life experience included years of...
  10. Denial Letter = I am not cut out for nursing???? As a pre-nursing student, a denial letter is something that you don’t want to see. If you have received one before, you were probably like me. It’s the end of the world. I’m not cut out for nursing...
  11. How to Deal with Difficult Professors

    In almost every college experience, you will come across a difficult professor. This can make or break you as a student, especially when taking prereqs. When it came to my prereqs experiences, I had 2 difficult professors. I'll share my experiences ...
  12. The Pros and Cons of Retaking Classes

    Retaking a class can be a dreadful thing, emotionally and financially! But as much as it can be a pain, retaking classes does have its benefits. You have advantages. You already know what to expect and have prior knowledge of the material. PRO ...
  13. Pros and Cons of Taking Evening Classes

    Evening classes are definitely an experience. Most campuses in the evening are the complete opposite of the morning and the evening students' hustle and bustle shuffling to and from class. Taking an evening class was always ideal for me as I never t...
  14. Feel Like A Failure

    I'm 19 years old and I'm currently in my second year of taking classes at a community college. I have always wanted to be a nurse ever since I was in middle school and I can't see myself doing anything else. I just dropped my anatomy class yesterday ...
  15. Group meets are an exciting and potentially successful way for a class to socialize, connect on events revolving around a certain class, and share material that can help classmates succeed in class. For those looking to join a group meet or start a g...
  16. Congratulations to Avill, BSN for the winning caption. ? Month-Long Student Nurses Day Celebration Starts Today! Nurses Week Contest #7 Did someone say stress? Not here. School is stress-free. (Says no one ever! ?) When under ...
  17. How to Deal with Opportunists in Pre-Reqs

    During my time in prereqs, you come across a series of characters. One character that has always stood out to me was the opportunist. They usually do not attempt to hide, as usually, they are plain as day. Prereqs are hard work, very hard work, and h...
  18. I started generally studying for the exam in April, but didn't buckle down and get serious until May. So overall, about 2 to 2 1/2 months of study time. I didn't feel confident because in school I really didn't focus on studying too much (was jugglin...
  19. One of my favorite job responsibilities as a nursing instructor is nursing clinicals. It is an inspiring moment when a student is able to make the connection between classroom and hands-on nursing practice. As much as I enjoy clinicals, there are sit...
  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. Student Attempted IV 7 Times

    Not sure where to post this but I saw something today in clinical that was just eating me up. My school has an agreement with a few clinical sites to allow students to return to clinical early, and I saw something today that made me very uncomfortabl...
  22. Struggling! LPN School

    Hello all, I am currently in the LPN program and I’m only on the 3rd day but I am freaking out !! I have ZERO health care background or history not to mention I have no medical terminology knowledge or medical work background either. I feel like...
  23. Hi all. I test next week and I’m so nervous I’m sick about it. Based on how I have done so far, do you all think I have a good chance of passing? These are the resources I’ve used and how I’ve done. UWorld: I have taken one assessment and got a ...
  24. Today, we had a lecture with a faculty instructor. I raised my voice in the online classroom; I spoke furiously and reactively to answer a question the instructor asked. 15 minutes passed and my teacher's voice started to tremble. She was crying and ...
  25. Clinicals Advice

    Hello everyone! I'm starting clinicals in about 2 weeks. I have a general understanding of how clinicals work but how can I can use my time more wisely? I want to know what are the best things to do to get the most out the experience. Thank you in ad...