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Being a Nurse is a Great Career! Student Loans, Not So Much!

Nursing jobs offer job security, prestige, personal satisfaction, and excellent wages and benefit packages. The nursing profession needs quality nurses, and that translates to educated nurses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports a nursing shortage through 2020. A gallop poll survey ranked nurses as “the most trusted profession for 15 years in a row.”  Jobs are plentiful as nurses work in every state, city, and town in a wide variety of roles earning good wages and excellent benefits. Also, nurses have the incredible satisfaction of saving and changing patient’s lives. The Nursing Profession Needs Educated Nurses There is a nationwide campaign for nurses to achieve higher education. Studies show that patient outcomes improve dramatically when the bulk of the […]

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How to Pay for Nursing School

If you need help coming up with the money for tuition to nursing school, don’t panic. There are several ways to find assistance but it may take a lot of research on your part. You can cut costs tremendously by going to a public college or university instead of a private one. Private schools are much, much more costly. Nursing is not like pre-med or pre-law where there are elite or prestigious colleges everyone is trying to get into. The best way to choose a school is to find out which ones have the best passing rate for the NCLEX. You will also save money in expenses if you choose a school near your home. If you are able to live with your parents, that’s even […]

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