Nicole Whitworth

Nicole Whitworth is the founder of Your Nursing Tutor. She has a BSN and an MA in Clinical Psychology, and has been a professional nursing tutor for over 12+ years. Nicole specializes in getting nursing students through school confidently and calmly so that everything finally "clicks". She is also the creator of the Silver Bullet Study System, an easy-to-follow study method that automatically trains your brain to become a nurse at the same time that you study for your normal nursing classes.

Are HESI/ATI Exit Exams Harder Than NCLEX? (Episode 74-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Want to learn the #1 quality I look for that tells me if a student will ultimately be successful in nursing school? Have you ever wondered if ATI and HESI are actually harder than the NCLEX? Or maybe you’ve got kids, and are second guessing all your life choices as you face a potential mental …

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Overcoming Test Anxiety in Nursing School (Episode 73-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

In today’s Tutoring Consult, you’ll learn how to overcome extreme test anxiety BEFORE it becomes a barrier to your nursing school success, the importance of busting through your math avoidance to master Dosage Calculations, and how to prevent that depressing cycle of studying harder and harder and harder…even though it never makes a difference. And …

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No “Straight A’s” in Nursing School (Episode 72-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

In today’s episode, I’m going to tell you why I DON’T want to help you get straight A’s in nursing school…and I’ll explain 3 good reasons why I don’t think YOU should try to get straight A’s, either. Listen Now! Some links below may be referral links…purchases made from referral links don’t cost you any …

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Why are Nursing Exams so hard?(Episode 71-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

You study hard, take notes, listen to lecture…then STILL fail exams or get borderline grades. What’s the disconnect? Why is it so hard? How can you better understand what those NCLEX-style questions are really asking you? Listen Now! Some links below may be referral links…purchases made from referral links don’t cost you any extra, but …

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Are Exit Exams Fair? (Also, how to study muscle A&P AND microbiology!)(Episode 70-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Is it FAIR for nursing schools to use exit exams? How should you study muscles for A&P? What’s the best way to study microbiology when you HAAAATE it? We’ll answer these questions in today’s episode! Did you know I have a free Facebook Group where you can connect with other nursing students AND get some …

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What to do when your Instructor is WRONG?!?(Episode 69-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

What should you do when you are 100% sure that your instructor is WRONG about their rationale for a test question, but just won’t admit to it? I’ll tell you exactly what steps to take in today’s episode (we’re also going to dissect an NCLEX-style question to figure out how to get the correct answer!) …

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4 Easy Networking Tips to Land Your Dream Nursing Job as a New Grad (Episode 68-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Need easy ideas for how to network with other nurses while in nursing school? Hoping to get into a highly competitive specialty as a new grad? Here are 4 tips that you can (and should!) be doing while in nursing school to make it even easier to get the nursing job of your dreams…even as …

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Accelerated Nursing Program? Here’s how to prepare! (Episode 67-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Previous healthcare experience…does it HELP or HURT you in nursing school? How should you study Pathophysiology when it’s all so o How should you prepare for an accelerated nursing program? Any tips for improving general math skills? What are the BEST sources for A&P review? How should you use the study guides your instructor provides …

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Applying for your first nursing job – with Nurse Practitioner Amanda Guarniere of The Resume Rx (Episode 66-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Do you HAVE TO “do your time” in med-surg before applying to a specialty area of nursing? What should you put on your resume when applying to your very first nursing job? Will it matter if you got a “C” in any of your nursing classes? In today’s interview with Nurse Practitioner Amanda Guarniere of …

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Does previous healthcare experience HELP or HURT in nursing school? (Episode 65-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Previous healthcare experience…does it HELP or HURT you in nursing school? How should you study Pathophysiology when it’s all so overwhelming? What are some tips for answering SATA type questions? Listen to hear my answer!Did you know that I have a free Facebook Group you can join to connect with other nursing students AND get …

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