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How Single Parents Can Manage a Nursing Career

  It can’t be overstated: Being a single parent is tough. Parenthood is hard even when you have a committed partner at your side to help cook, clean, and earn the money needed to keep your kids’ ever-growing feet in shoes. To accomplish this and so much more when it’s just you flying solo is ...

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Parents in Nursing School Should Try These Study Tips

Like so many worthwhile things in life, the work required to successfully become a nurse takes serious dedication. If you’re currently in a nursing program, you know the demands don’t always stop when you step in the door of your home at the end of a shift — which can be extra tricky for parents. ...

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 ...

students contemplating which nursing program to choose

7 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Program

  Just like any other degree program, the process of choosing a nursing program can seem intimidating. Many great programs are scattered all across the country, so it definitely can be hard to narrow your choices down. And though the goals for every prospective nursing student might start off similarly — to finish nursing school, ...

Best Qualities of a Job During Nursing School

8 Qualities of the Best Jobs During Nursing School

In a perfect world, all nursing students could start their first semester only concerned with four things: comprehension of the material, studying, clinical, and passing the NCLEX. Unfortunately, life gets in the way. We have responsibilities — families, bills, friends, among other obligations — that don’t stop just because we start school, which often entails ...

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Common Mistakes Students Make on Their Nursing School Applications

There are few things dreaded more in life than the college application. Of course, in the end, applying to nursing school is worth it. You’re following your dreams to become a registered nurse, but the process itself can be daunting — so much so that hundreds of applications go unfinished every year. We also know ...

student nurse starting clinical

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. ...

Student on computer applying to school again

The Best Advice for Applying to Nursing School Again

According to a report titled “The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education,” 1 million nurses will retire in the next 10 to 15 years. This will open the door for many prospective students and candidates who want to listen to the calling and become a nurse. The problem is that nursing programs are ...