Memorizing Lab Values for the NCLEX Exam

Nursing is all about applying what you know to effectively promote health, prevent illness, and compassionately care for the ill and dying. Although the NCLEX rarely offers up any knowledge-based questions, studying for your boards or nursing school exams invariably...

/ May 17, 2016

3 Ways to Pad Your Resume as Nursing Student

Nursing school is a busy time! You learn and grow more than you thought possible, but you have little time for anything else. Many of us come to nursing school with a full plate. I was a mother of two,...

/ April 26, 2016

How I Paid for Nursing School With Free Money

Paying for nursing school wasn’t easy for me. I  did not have parents paying for my tuition and I knew I’d be on my own to repay any loans I accepted to finance my education. Still, I knew I had...

/ April 22, 2016

What Every Nursing Student Should Know About Clinicals

Who’s ready for their first day of clinicals? Let me guess: you are probably a bit terrified, yet still excited about the idea of putting your knowledge to work? Boy, do I remember that feeling! Is my instructor going to...

/ April 13, 2016

10 GIFs That Nursing Students Understand Too Well

10. When you’re in your last semester of nursing school. 9. When your Med/Surg Instructor says you can only wear a certain color of scrubs.   8. When the NCLEX practice questions seem really easy. 7. How you feel coming out...

/ March 22, 2016

3 Important Question Answering Strategies All Nursing Students Must Know!

As I am sure you are beginning to realize, understanding how to approach and answer certain types of questions can be just as difficult as the extensive content knowledge you have worked so hard to learn. Sometimes, understanding the strategies...

/ March 13, 2016

How to Pass the NCLEX: NCLEX Nursing Boards Info​

9 Critical things to know (from Students who passed) 1. When should I start studying? ​The average USA nursing student begins studying 2-3 months prior to the NCLEX, with most of the effort being spent a month or so prior...

/ February 17, 2016