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apagea posted on 11/28/2000 3:21:58 PMReply
ADN Evaluation

Has anyone done the evaluation yet?

femmenurse posted on 1/7/2001 8:39:42 AMReply
RE: ADN Evaluation

no, i haven"t., but i'm trying to find someone who has done anything. i'm ready to get started.

femmenurse posted on 1/7/2001 8:51:29 AMReply
RE: ADN Evaluation

oops. i was mistaken. I did do the adn evaluation. what did you want to know? I found it easy to complete,and it helped me to find out courses i needed and what i had as far as credits.

chowchow28 posted on 1/23/2001 6:28:25 PMReply
RE: ADN Evaluation

i did the evaluation too, very easy. does this sound legit here?

apagea posted on 2/2/2001 4:00:56 PMReply
RE: ADN Evaluation

What do you mean by 'legit'?

rebecca226@hotmail.com posted on 2/28/2001 9:54:15 PMReply
RE: ADN Evaluation

Hello, I'm Becky and I have just completed my eval. (the one with earned college credits already) It is simple, you just type the name of the classes you took and the # of credits and your grade. It is a form that is really simple. They evaluated mine within hrs. I'm having a problem purchasing more than one class for the 25% discount. Any Suggestions? Good Luck...

sneakyboots posted on 2/24/2002 2:35:18 PMReply
Help

I'm tring to get started, but I don't know where to start my course on-line? Help please

rebecca226@hotmail.com posted on 2/25/2002 8:56:02 PMReply
RE: Help

If you have your books, start with your assignment, then praactice exam etc. What are you taking now? Did you order the book or books you need? Becky

enews00 posted on 2/27/2002 4:33:05 PMReply
Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Hi my name is Evelyn, I am from Kentucky and I just purchased the Intro. to Sociology.
I am looking for someone else who has just started this course also , so that we may discuss answers to the assignments, offer encouragement and so on.
I am an LPN taking courses towards my RN while I stay at home with my 2 young sons. So anyone interested in being a study partner. Please let me know... Thanks and God Bless ><>

mtbob99 posted on 3/1/2002 8:44:13 AMReply
RE: Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Enews, Ive just received the Sociology Textbook Through Istudysmart and will try to Clep the exam in April. If I can be of some help,let me know.Bob

enews00 posted on 3/1/2002 10:14:07 PMReply
RE: Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Hi, Bob

Thanks for replying. I cant take the Clep until May. The testing facility that is nearest me , is switching to the computers and wont be ready until then. So I'm taking my time on this course. But I would like to keep in touch on the subject.


mtbob99 posted on 3/2/2002 10:47:31 AMReply
RE: Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Enews, sounds great. Ive taken Clep exams in the past, the U of Greatfalls,Mt. is set up with the new computer system and it's very good. It gives you your score after you complete the test so you know if you passed or not. Im shooting for the end of April for my test(I try to spend about 8weeks on each subject). The way I study for the exam, is that I read the complete book twice and complete the end of chapter questions both times. I'm trying for my BS of General Business Degree. Sociology is an elective subject for me. Let me know when you want to start and I'll send you my e-mail address. Bob.

sawe1991 posted on 3/30/2002 12:23:30 PMReply
Newbie taking Lifespan

Quick question.....on the assigment area, when I reach the end of it, what happens? Do I see all the questions and answers I have printed out? Do they tell me if I was stupid enough to miss any, what? Or does it just say the end and I go on to the practice test?

unconn28 posted on 3/30/2002 1:49:58 PMReply
ethics study partner

Currently taking ethics dantes course looking for a study partner

bowieebling posted on 3/31/2002 2:19:24 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

how long did it take you to get through the questions...I just started and I am on question 25. Are you retaining everything?
I don't know the answer to your question...I'm just writing it in a copy book so I dont have to sit in front of the computer the whole time.

kmaytubby38701 posted on 3/31/2002 8:29:37 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

I have went throught all the questions and just saved each question blank so I could print out all the questions at once..... so I also don't have to set in front of the computer all day. Plus I need something in hand to study with all the time! I am through about question 250 at this time... I started on the 14th of March. When you reach the end, you just reach the end. Answer the questions and then I guess take the practice exams until you are comfortable. You can email me @ melkel@tecifo.com if you have any other questions. By the way, I am a NR-Paramedic... What are you?
Kelly

bowieebling posted on 4/1/2002 1:22:54 PMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

I am an RRT. What is a NR?
I started on March 27th, but have been down and out with a stomach virus for the past 5 days, so I haven't got much done much, I'm only on question 30.

kmaytubby38701 posted on 4/3/2002 8:26:54 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

I guess I should have put NREMT. Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician. At the Paramedic level. So how long have you been Respiratory Therapist?

bowieebling posted on 4/3/2002 9:40:30 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

I graduated in '89. I like the work, it's interesting. and I see what the nurses do....so I'm still not sure that even if i do go all the way through this program, that I'll necessarily go and work as an RN...does that sound strange?
Let's put it this way, I don't want it bad enough to go through a traditional school and deal with rearranging my work schedule to make it happen. I just figured that this home study option won't make my life chaotic...I can do it in my spare time and at my own pace, and then I always have the option to change jobs if I want. How long have u been an EMT?

kmaytubby38701 posted on 4/3/2002 11:44:17 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

I feel the same way about this program. I would like to have a RN degree for the future. I see big money in the near future (5yrs). I also want something to fall back on when my body won't let me haul people out of the ditches and other inconspicuous places. I have been in the Fire/EMS field for almost 8 years now with 3.5 at the Paramedic level.
I only have 9 classes to take to obtain my RN... so here goes... I plan on finishing in approximately a year. Well, good luck with this class... maybe we can help each other through it

Later

bowieebling posted on 4/6/2002 11:57:02 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

there's BIG money to be had right now! At my hospital they are offering a $35 bonus/hour for any hours worked over your normal, with a 4 week committment (ex.if you're bugeted for 48 hrs /two weeks and just want to pick up an extra shift a week, you have to promise them it for 4 weeks, and you will get your base plus that $35 an hour extra- for all the extra shifts you promise them).And belive it or not we are still short staffed, we use agency, traveling, an awesome weekend program, that bonus package, and our normal budgeted people....and we're still short staffed! it's unbelievable! I have 10 classes to take, lifespan, microbiology, ethics, and the 7 nursing classes. Hopefully we can help each other. what state r u from? sheila

kmaytubby38701 posted on 4/8/2002 8:31:50 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

I know that there is big money out there right now, but I was thinking that it will probably be about 50 dollars an hour eventually. The money is about the same out here in Mississippi. And we are having the same problems and also hiring contract nurses. So what state are you from? As far as the classes I have to take ..... the 7 nursing classes, Lifespan, Micro. and A&P.; I don't think A&P; will take me a month, I have had it 2 times, but once 10 years ago and the other class was for EMS. I think the EMS class was more involved than most A&P; classes, but I guess more specific to EMS.
Kelly

sawe1991 posted on 4/8/2002 7:32:07 PMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

Well, I just started on the 30th but I have had major computer problems where my computer keeps locking up when I am online. So, I stopped for a while. Hopefully it will work now and start again. I am only on question 22. I have been an L.V.N. for about 10 years now. Right now I am working post partum, I have pedi and transitional care experience though. I want the money that comes with an R.N. At my hospital, if you are per diem and an R.N. you can make 32.00/hr. Right now as an L.V.N. I am making 18.00/hr which I think is good for an L.V.N. I want more flexiblility for when I get older though. Plus if anything in the future were to happen I could take care of my family better with my R.N. I just want to not waste my time this year since I paid the 499.00 for a year. I need 8 classes.

bowieebling posted on 4/9/2002 4:38:49 PMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

I'm from Pennsylvania. Close to the Maryland and delaware borders. My sister and best friend are Rn's at my hospital, they're really rakeing in the extra money for the extra shifts they are picking up($64-$69/hour). I guess the hospital figures that's not as much as they would be paying for agency , so they pay it. Why do u have to take A&P; over if you've already had it twice??? Did Excelsior tell you the credits were too old???? I took my A&P; 13+ years ago for Respiratory. I don't want to take it over if I don't have to. Sheila

mtbob99 posted on 4/24/2002 9:39:29 AMReply
RE: Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Enews,just wanted to let you know that I took the Sociology exam yesterday and did quite well.Read your book a couple of times and go over the chapter review and you should pass easily.Bob

ellenp posted on 4/25/2002 3:57:42 PMReply
RE: Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Bob - saw your note and have not taken any courses to date this way. When you said that you read the book twice - I nearly flipped! What size book are we talking about - I am thinking it is a large text such as I am used when attending classes in person. Please share any information regarding this as I am trying to make a decision as to whether or not I should explore this avenue. Thanks so much. ellenp021@aol.com

mtbob99 posted on 4/26/2002 9:20:36 AMReply
RE: Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Ellen, I'm sending you a message soon on your AOL address. Bob

slarmonie posted on 5/3/2002 1:30:05 PMReply
RE: Looking for Study Partner for Sociology

Hello Bob,
I,m going to attempt sociology, any help would be appreciated. Slarmonie@juno.com

Thanks Stacie

aggy_72 posted on 5/6/2002 2:21:03 AMReply
looking for a study partner in microbiology

anyone out there looking for study partner in microbiology ..email me at rebecafeliciano@yahoo.com

ajohnson0528 posted on 5/11/2002 4:26:06 PMReply
RE: looking for a study partner in microbiology

I would love a study partner. I am on chapter 6. E-mail me Legacy_19@hotmail.com. Hope to hear from you soon!

tiaana posted on 6/4/2002 7:55:06 AMReply
RE: looking for a study partner in microbiology

Me too. I also could really use a study partner. email me at hgreenli@cnmc.org

sawe1991 posted on 6/5/2002 10:18:04 PMReply
Question Count Off

Yesterday I worked through to number 74 on my Lifespan course. Today I log in and it's back at number 46! What's with that? Has that ever happened to anyone? It wasn't just showing questions that I skipped either, do I really have to continue clicking next until I get up to where I really am???

jpls posted on 7/29/2002 7:22:59 PMReply
Help with Bio

I'm an RN who is trying to further my degree, and decided to CLEP Biology...WHAT WAS I THINKING? The exam is the 10th of August. Have any of you taken it...and/or are bio specialists who can help? Thanks for any input/info!




chrissyno posted on 8/12/2002 8:55:14 PMReply
Help! A/P test!

Has anyone here taking the A/P test? I can begin to know how to study for this test. Does doing the sample test work or is it a waste of time? How do you study for this? HELP!

cindeeshish posted on 9/17/2002 5:04:03 PMReply
OMG...I am so overwhelmed!

Just ordered the ethics course today and in reading all of these messages, it sounds like it is going to be awful. I have been taking my nursing courses through Moore Education, and failed my Humanities Clep Exam with a 47 (I needed a 50 to pass) so am taking the ethics course here to get my humanities credit. Anyone with any helpful info, I will gladly accept it.
Thanks

smauck posted on 9/17/2002 5:14:25 PMReply
RE: Help! A/P test!

Yes, you do need to take the sample exam, I took it 3 times until I made 90%. Then I reviewed all the right and wrong answers with what I had highlighted in the text from the assignments. I did all this in just 6 weeks and took the exam yesterday (16th) and made a B! Tough exam, good luck!
susan

Jan Kam posted on 9/19/2002 9:20:17 PMReply
RE: Help! A/P test!

Hi,Im new to the study groupo and saw your message about A&P.Did; you take it yet?I am taking it in 1 week.I'd really appreciate any info on what to study.Where to really study hard at.Please help!!! Jan Kam hockeytown49341@yahoo.com

DAJCArndt posted on 9/23/2002 2:05:26 AMReply
RE: OMG...I am so overwhelmed!

I am taking Ethics now (ready to test). Remember these are theories people have. Associate theories with people as you do your friends opinions. I found a great site.
www.ethics.acusd.edu

DAJCArndt posted on 9/23/2002 2:09:12 AMReply
RE: Help with Bio

Start with the basic concepts and expand on them/fill in the blanks. I bought a book that has become a great adjunct to my studies-Biology Smart Science made easy (ISBN #0679769080).

cindeeshish posted on 10/1/2002 3:34:07 PMReply
RE: OMG...I am so overwhelmed!

Thanks for the information, I have had to take a break due to my dad having terminal cancer, and now I am ready to start again. Please let me know how the test went. Hope it went well. thanks again

myrlande posted on 10/14/2002 1:57:36 PMReply
RE: ethics study partner

Hi I am Myrlande. I just started ethics myself so how about it.

aaltino posted on 10/14/2002 6:19:05 PMReply
Civil War (Dantes)

Anyone out there studying for Civil War and Reconstruction? Anyone out there who has taken the exam?? I am wondering how I can find if I am answering the quesitons correctly. There are over 640 questions and I am not sure how to really use this forum. Thanks for any help.

SCarlson posted on 11/11/2002 4:19:03 PMReply
RE: Civil War (Dantes)

I am "taking" Civil War too. Just ordered the material last week, so not sure how much help I can be. How far are you through the book and assignments are you?

dannycc1 posted on 12/22/2002 9:42:06 AMReply
RE: Newbie taking Lifespan

hi im an rt as well and will be takin the course to get my rn. soooo how do u like it soooo far???? im about to start lifespan and was wondering if u had any good advise. im with a travel agency and on-line coarses seems to be the way to go...its been great with the agency with all the work that is out there:) well drop me a line.......me