Nursing school is hard. Now that we have established that fact, what can a student do to make the journey a bit easier? There are a great number of You Tube videos that offer advice and suggestions from current nursing students.

Nursing school includes a classroom component as well as clinical work involving patient care. The exams in nursing school can be grueling and truly do require critical thinking. That means that you can disqualify two answers on a multiple choice question you’ve got a good shot at choosing the correct answer, even if you are unsure.

 
Nursing School Advice by Archangelino

These students all stress the need for great organizational skills-the use of flash cards may be helpful. Another suggestion is to read and re-read the material and to make sure that you take good notes. Reading over your notes many times helps you to remember the material which is often somewhat complicated because it is so new to a nursing student.

 
Nursing School First Test by K2BRN

Courses like anatomy and pharmacology can be quite challenging. The material is complex and you have to find out the best way to adjust to the many demands of the coursework.

 
Pharmacology Review Study Tips by Heatherheartsnursing

The key element to a successful nursing school career is to study. Do not procrastinate–studying daily helps you to remember better, according to one nursing student. Some are very positive about joining a study group to work together to understand the complex material. Study guides are also highly recommended because they provide useful information and explain the rationale of the questions that they pose. This helps you work on becoming a critical thinker-a much needed skill for a nurse.

 
Nursing School Study Tips by Juliannehola

A current nursing student says that he records lectures and listens to them several times. One student strongly suggests that you work at balancing your time.

 
Nursing Profession-Study Skills For Nursing Students

Whether you work full time or have a family, nursing school is demanding and adjusting your life to a productive schedule takes time and thought. But it can be done.