Category Archives: Accelerated Nursing Education

It is a common question, and if you’ve thought about a nursing degree you’ve probably asked yourself, “How hard is accelerated nursing school?” There are many factors and variables that go into a student’s nursing education and there are many opinions on the subject. The truth is, an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN)…

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Congratulations! You have successfully completed your prerequisite classes and now you are on your way to becoming an official accelerated nursing student. While it is an exciting time, it can also be very nerve-racking. It is a big step toward a new career, so there are still a lot of unknowns about what to expect…

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How to Study at Home

You are enrolled in Utica’s Accelerated BSN program in Florida and are on the road to becoming a nurse. Let the fun begin; the studying that is. In order to succeed in the program, you must know how to study at home. Adapting to the online learning world is critical while accelerating through the program. Many…

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There are many reasons for nursing school application stress, from finding the right program to finding financing. Utica Admissions Advisor Brenna Casey has heard and dealt with it all, and here offers cures for nursing school application stress. Top 5 Nursing School Application Headaches (and Cures!) Every accelerated nursing school applicant is different, but the…

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My Nursing Clinical Experience

Clinical rotations are a critical component of your nursing education. Your nursing clinical experience presents the opportunity to work with real patients, experience work environments you may want to pursue once you have earned your Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and learn how you will work with fellow nurses, physicians, and other members of the…

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The Right Personality for Online Learning

What Type of Learner Benefits the Most from Online Education? Choosing to pursue a second bachelor’s degree can seem intimidating enough, but earning a degree online can seem almost impossible, especially if you have been out of the academic environment for a couple of years. However, online learning is not what it used to be….

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Nursing Career Planning Guide

So you know you want to become a nurse. That’s a huge career change. But how do you start? What needs to happen first? How do you plan for something like this? It’s not as complicated as it might appear at first. Take it a day at a time and use this nursing career planning…

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Do you want to change your major to nursing?

Written By: Laura McPherson, NursingSchool411.com It isn’t at all uncommon for students to switch undergraduate majors, but what about changing majors to nursing after graduating with a four-year degree? This is more common than you might think, and if you’re reading this you are probably wondering if it’s possible to pursue a nursing career with…

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Choosing Nursing as a Second Career

Are you stuck in a job that doesn’t give you any personal fulfillment? Do you think you could be making more of an impact on the world around you? Since you’ve found this blog, the assumed answer to both questions is “yes.” Choosing nursing as a second career is the first step to changing your…

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Leverage your Utica College St. Petersburg admissions advisor Advice for starting nursing school can come from a variety of sources—the web, family, a friend who might work as a registered nurse. But some of the best advice can come from your Utica College admissions advisor. The advisors for Utica College’s accelerated BSN program in Florida are…

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