Monday, September 2, 2013

Tips for High School Students Who Want to Be Nurses!

Tips for High School Students Who Want to be Nurses!
Preparing for your future starts in high school.
The harder you study now.... The more doors will be open to you!

If you are considering nursing, you should take classes now that will prepare you for college later. Coursework should include English/language arts, algebra
For example, did you know that nurses use algebra daily when figuring medication dosages?
The knowledge you learn in high school builds the foundation for your college education and career.
Other recommended courses include biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, speech, foreign language, and anatomy and physiology.

Many college advisors recommend higher-level Advanced Placement (AP) classes when possible.
Do your best work and aim for good grades. Admission into nursing programs is competitive and grade point average (GPA) matters.

Nursing programs are rigorous and organizational techniques improve your performance, so practice effective study and time management skills while you are in high school.

- Visit the school website or campus that interests you the most.
- Find out which entrance exams they require, such as the SAT, ACT, or others. STUDY STUDY STUDY for these exams... go to AMAZON.COM purchase the study book and go through every single part of it!!
- Apply to multiple schools.... I would say at least 5!!!  Give yourself options!

What else can you do to prepare?
How about volunteering at a local hospital or extended care facility?
rewarding activity that may lead to mentoring and scholarship opportunities.
Also it will help you with your college essay!!

I hope this helps!!
Keep in touch!
Love you guys!!

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