My Nurse Life Blog

Preparing for Nursing School

Ok, you think you want to be a nurse but you hear nursing school is hard and you don’t know where to start.  The fact is, everything about nursing school is kinda hard, but it’s totally...

How Hard is Nursing School?

Is nursing school hard? Yeah it’s hard, being a nurse is hard. How hard is nursing school exactly? It depends. Some people love pharm, some hate it – some people love clinicals, some hate...

One Nurse’s Nightmare Part II

Hopefully you read One Nurses Nightmare Part I and had a chance to think about what insights it might hold. In this second part of the series I will share a lesson I learned that is...

One Nurse’s Nightmare Part 1

I had a vivid dream one night several years ago, a nightmare really, and I wrote down as much of it as I could remember.  I don’t put that much weight into my dreams...

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Part Time Work? Not for New Grads

Part time work is not a good idea for new nursing school grads. A lot of new nurses think part time work hours sound nice, and it does create an opportunity for great work-life...

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5 Tips for Surviving Nursing School

So, you’ve started nursing school or you are about to and the reality of the situation is creeping into your consciousness. I remember the first college I visited when deciding on a nursing school....