Pre-Nursing

Resources for pre-nursing students who are:

  • researching nursing school options
  • applying to nursing school
  • studying for nursing entrance exams
  • taking nursing pre-requisite classes
  • wanting to be a great nurse someday!

What’s the Ideal Age to Start Nursing School? (Debunking the Myth!)

I’m going to tell you a secret…over the years, I’ve had students as young as 23 and as old as 71 ask me the same exact question: “Am I too old to be starting Nursing School? I feel like I’m behind.” I’ve been a professional nursing tutor for over 15 years. So as someone who …

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Is Critical Thinking Important for Nursing Students?

As nursing (and pre-nursing!) students, you know that studying is about more than memorizing facts now…it’s about understanding what you learn so that you can use those facts to save lives. You’ve probably heard people saying that you need to improve your critical thinking skills to be successful in nursing school (heck, you might have …

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Don’t Let Math Stand in Your Way of Becoming a Nurse

(This is a guest post from Wyzant.com, a reputable website for connecting students with tutors, both in-person AND on line. When I’m not available to offer tutoring, this is the website where I refer nursing students!) “I’m just not a math person.” “I’ve never been good at math.” “I. Hate. Math.” Sound familiar? You’re not …

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Prerequisites versus Corequisites

Applying for nursing school can be a very complicated process, and one mistake could land your application in the trash can instead of the “accepted” pile.  Luckily, some mistakes can be prevented simply by understanding some of the basic terminology used during the application process.  If you understand these two terms, then deciphering which classes …

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Nursing Prerequisites for Bachelors Degree RN

Although the required prerequisites might vary slightly from school to school for a Bachelors Degree RN (BSN) program, generally they’re pretty similar.  If you already know what school you want to attend, make sure to compare this list to your school’s requirements to make sure you’re on track.  But if you’re not sure what school …

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Nursing Prerequisites for Associates Degree RN

Although the required prerequisites might vary slightly from school to school for an Associates Degree RN (ASN) program, generally they’re pretty similar.  If you already know what school you want to attend, make sure to compare this list to your school’s requirements to make sure you’re on track.  But if you’re not sure what school …

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Does Your Learning Style Matter?

Does your Learning Style matter?  Short answer:  Yes!  Longer answer:   Yes, but… But there are other things that matter, too.  A lot of students already know that learning style makes a difference in how well they learn information.  They might even have a pretty good idea about what their own learning style is (Auditory?  Visual?  …

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