ICU Nurse Mentor – Interview with Shakira Thomas (Episode 79-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Today I’m excited to welcome Shakira Thomas, a BSN RN and certified critical care registered nurse. If you plan to become a nurse sometime, and have wondered if ICU might be the right specialty for you, or if you’re simply curious to learn more about the nursing role in an ICU setting, then you’ll love …

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NCLEX Success after 2 failures – Viridiana’s Story (Episode 78-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Viridiana graduated nursing school and expected she would do just fine on her NCLEX…only she didn’t. She failed not once, but twice, and almost gave up on ever becoming a nurse. Luckily, she had a few very supportive people around her who encouraged her to try one more time! That’s when she found the NCLEX …

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Her HESI score increased from 774 to 1070 in one week! (Episode 77-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Learn how a real nursing student increased her Fundamentals HESI score from 774, a failing score all the way up to a rockstar score of 1070 in a single week! Silviaana has tons of previous healthcare experience, but that experience seemed to be interfering with her ability to correctly answer the exam questions. When we …

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Failed NCLEX? Here’s what to do next…(Episode 76-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

Have you failed NCLEX? Are you afraid of failing NCLEX? Today I’m introducing you to Dr Lakicia Foster, a nursing professor who also specializes in helping students finally pass the NCLEX. Whether you failed NCLEX 10-years ago, or only last month, there ARE things you can do to still become a nurse. No matter what …

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3 things every pre-nursing student should do before starting core nursing classes (Episode 75-Navigating Nursing School Podcast)

There are 3 things I recommend that EVERY student should do before starting your core nursing classes. Are you a pre-nursing student who is starting this summer or fall? Then you still have time to do these things! Are you a current nursing student wondering if you checked these important topics off your “to do” …

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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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