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15 Highest Paying Nursing Jobs

When you first decided to become a nurse, you might have thought of nursing as a general job title in a high-paying field. As you go through nursing school, you realize nurses can choose from a range of specialties, from midwifery to teaching. Want to make a direct comparison between your nursing career options at ...

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Nursing School Survival Kit

Starting nursing school equipped with all of the necessary supplies can help you feel confident and prepared when you begin your program. But for many new nursing school students, it can be tricky to know what kind of medical and organizational tools would be the most useful to bring along with you. That’s why we’ve ...

10 Reasons Occupational Therapy Assistants Love Their Work

Can you see yourself as an occupational therapy assistant? As one of the most in-demand jobs in the medical field, there is actually a lot more to love about this specialty beyond its stellar pay and promising employment outlook. Here are 10 of the biggest reasons OTAs show up to work with a smile. 1. ...

8 Steps for Becoming a Registered Nurse

How to Become an RN: The Steps You’ll Take and Requirements You’ll Need

The process of becoming a registered nurse may look simple on a piece of paper — or web browser. You go to and graduate from nursing school. You pass the NCLEX. You find your first nursing job. Bing boom bang you’re a nurse. The scariest step in many careers would be that finding-a-nursing-job part, but given the ...

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The Best Advice for Nursing Students Starting Clinical

Just like the first day of your nursing school, chances are, you’ll be feeling a little anxious your first day of clinical. This is completely normal. Your preceptors were in your shoes at one point — so was every other nurse out there, too — and they understand that this is your first experience with real patients. ...

10 Tips for Creating Your Ideal Study Space

Sometimes, where you study is just as important as what you study. Numerous studies have found that the place—or “context’—in which you study affects how you’ll remember that information. Of course every student knows this, since all of us have tried to read in a loud cafe or at an aunt’s house on Thanksgiving or while a roommate is ...