Category Archives: Nursing Students

Utica College's ABSN program recognizes the excellence and dedication of its student.

Measuring a nursing student’s success goes beyond passing tests, especially in the Utica College Accelerated BSN program in the Tampa Bay area. It’s also about character, dedication, and determination.   Utica College believes those nursing students who go above and beyond deserve recognition so they have developed the ABSN St. Petersburg Student of Excellence Award….

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Unlike the old days, the job you get right out of college is highly unlikely to be the job you have when you retire. With so many education options these days many people are taking a shot at a second career – and they’re not alone! Check out these recognizable names who changed careers and…

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Being successful in nursing school goes beyond passing tests and showing up for labs.  At Utica College’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, your success is determined not only by your academic performance,  but also your character and determination to become the best nurse you can be. With that extra work comes reward….

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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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What To Do in Syracuse: Making Friends in Nursing School

So you’re moving to start your new life in accelerated nursing school, but you’re worried about Syracuse. Will I like living there? Will I make friends? What is there to do? You’re in luck! Syracuse offers big-city amenities but with a small hometown feel. Full of hills, valleys, lakes and stream, Syracuse is not lacking…

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Do you have a loved one who is about to graduate from nursing school? Are you a former patient who was deeply touched by a soon-to-be-RN? We rounded up some great nursing graduation gift ideas for every type of nurse. Finding the perfect gift for your soon-to-be-RN can be difficult. Would they like a pair…

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Florida has been identified as one of the areas within the United States at risk for a shortage of nursing professionals by 2020. In response, newer nursing programs and accelerated BSN programs have opened throughout Florida to help train the next generation of nurses. With all these options to choose from, how do you find the…

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10 Tips for Surviving Nursing School

Congratulations! You have completed all of your ABSN prerequisites and have just been accepted into nursing school. Step one of becoming a nurse is complete. Now you are bright eyed and ready to take on the world of nursing! But before you do so, you still have to get through nursing school. Use these 10 tips for…

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Today, our guest blogger talks to those who are new to nursing about how to navigate your personal life and be a nurse. Because you can have it all, but not at the same time. Relationships in any capacity are hard. Friendships, romantic, work-related, sibling, parents; they are all hard. But are the difficulties compounded…

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Becoming a nurse is a life-changing experience. However, finding the right accelerated nursing program for you isn’t always an easy task. Our students at Utica College love the accelerated nursing program in Florida and New York. Below you will find an accelerated nursing program review from a current nursing student – Sarah Muth. Sarah is…

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