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!

5 BEST Anatomy & Physiology Study Tips for Nursing and Pre-Nursing Students

Anatomy & Physiology is, without a doubt, the most important pre-requisite class you’ll ever take for Nursing School. Unfortunately, most pre-nursing students never get told that while they’re taking the class…oops. As a result, there’s a lot of current nursing students who don’t remember A&P as well as they wish they did. And a lot …

5 BEST Anatomy & Physiology Study Tips for Nursing and Pre-Nursing Students Read More »

Flashcards vs. Quizlet in Nursing School: Which Should You Use?

Lot so nursing students rely on flashcards as a way to memorize the ludicrous amount of information you’re expected to cover before each exam. And in our modern digital age, you’ve got both paper or digital options…so which is best? (Spoiler…some people are going to get really mad at my answer!) Back when I was …

Flashcards vs. Quizlet in Nursing School: Which Should You Use? Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Is Critical Thinking Important for Nursing Students? Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Prerequisites versus Corequisites Read More »