The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School [NOOK Book]


Get into the nursing school of your choice and succeed once you get there!

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

"This information-packed, 208-page book covers the essentials of entering nursing school....a...

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School

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Get into the nursing school of your choice and succeed once you get there!

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

"This information-packed, 208-page book covers the essentials of entering nursing school....a valuable resource for the prospective nursing student. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

If getting into the right nursing school -- and making your mark -- is your goal, following the strategies in The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School will definitely put you ahead of the pack. This fun, information-packed guide covers all the essentials of the nursing school experience, from picking the right school to what to expect and how to rise to the head of the class once you are accepted into a program.


  • Insider advice and anecdotes from professors, nurses, and students who tell you what it's really like to go through the application process and succeed in nursing school

  • Sure-fire steps for turning a nursing application into a winning application

  • Self-assessment chapter that helps you determine whether nursing is right for you

  • A detailed overview of the application process

  • Everything you need to know to do well in school, including exam preparation, papers, and presentations, and the basic clinical information with which you'll need to be familiar

  • Advice from students, nurses, and professors on how to smoothly adjust to the culture and expectations of being a nurse

  • Chapter on post-nursing-school options, including acquiring an advanced degree, obtaining certification, and becoming a manager

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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Mary Allen Carey, PhD (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing)
Description: This information-packed, 208-page book covers the essentials of entering nursing school.
Purpose: It offers guidance to prospective nursing students on selecting the right school, completing an effective application for admission, obtaining advice from knowledgeable resources, maximizing the probability that success will follow acceptance, and making a good start on the nursing career path. The author meets these worthy objectives.
Audience: Although students contemplating nursing school are the intended audience, the book also may be useful as a discussion stimulator for academic advisors.
Features: The book advises students on exam preparation, writing papers, effective presentations, and basic clinical information. Students, practicing nurses, and professors address how to adjust to the culture of nursing and the expectations of being a nurse.
Assessment: This will be a valuable resource for the prospective nursing student.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071593830
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/5/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 874 KB

Meet the Author

Genevieve Chandler, R.N., Ph.D. helps lead the

pre-nursing program at the University of Massachusetts and

is an expert on teaching nursing students how to write

more effectively.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Becoming a nurse Chapter 2: Becoming a nursing student Chapter 3 Self awareness Chapter 4 Communication Chapter 5 Domains of practice Chapter 6 Ethical issues Chapter 7 Legal issues Chapter 8 Health issues Chapter 9 Health disparities Chapter 10 Alternative health care Chapter 11 Dying and death Chapter 12 Types of nursing
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2014

    This is a good, must read for anyone considering Nursing as a Ca

    This is a good, must read for anyone considering Nursing as a Career. well writen by a Practitioner and educator. I recommend this book for aspiring and practising Nurses.

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