8 Tips for Landing a Great Nursing Job

Seek the best match Match your skills, experiences, and values with the agency’s philosophy/mission statement.  Carefully read the job description.  Seek advice from a current employee (if you know one). Write a professional cover letter Write a one page cover letter containing 3-4 well-stated paragraphs summarizing your strengths.  Be sure to match your strengths with...
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Tips for Students: Plan for the Present

Leaving a Legacy? Along with nerves and luggage, most students enter college, brain-storming ways to ensure that they leave a legacy on campus. Maybe you haven’t worded your college goal as “leaving a legacy,” but amongst many other things, you would like to reminisce the happenings from this time period once you have transitioned from...
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Top 10 Apps for College Students

Most people use their phones and tablets for everyday tasks like scheduling and communicating.  Have you thought about using your device to enhance study skills or to improve classroom productivity? Read about mobile applications that support college students in daily academic tasks. These apps will make you extremely “appy!” Wolfram Alpha ($2.99) Wolfram Alpha includes...
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Let’s Re-think the Ring by Spring Thing

Why does “ring by spring” pressure exist on a Christian college campus? From UMHB to Notre Dame,  Biola to Baylor,  Wheaton to Ouachita  this mindset persists. The jokes are rampant. The pressure causes misperception. What is crazy…  The average age to marry in America is 28 for men and 26.5 for women. Studies have proven...
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Preparing for a Healthcare Simulation

Simulation in healthcare is an environment which the learner may provide patient care without causing patient harm. The stakes are high when nursing students enter the clinical setting, working with patients in complex situations. Simulation imitates these types of scenarios, engaging students in a variety of experiences to improve safe, effective, and quality healthcare. What...
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