Nursing School Week by Week

Nursing School Week by Week

Get the inside scoop of nursing school from someone who is going through it. Join nursing student, Melanie, each week for tips on everything from acing your Foundations class to getting your very first job as a nurse.

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The 5 Flashcards You Need to Ace Pharmacology

Nov. 29, 2022

Pharmacology is hands down one of the toughest classes you will take in nursing school. In this episode I'm sharing my personal study system for how to minimize your time studying and maximize the results. One of the main co…

Are You Too Old For Nursing School?

Sept. 26, 2022

It's a common question, and if you're asking yourself if you're too old to go to nursing school, you are not alone. If you are a "non-traditional" student, you actually have a few advantages! Some special challenges that I'l…


July 8, 2022

Diabetes is an important topic in nursing school, and a common diagnosis that you’ll help treat in your future patients. In this podcast, I talk about the: Differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Complications such a…

8 Secrets to Success in Nursing School

Jan. 11, 2022

These are the 8 secrets to success I've learned in my year and a half of nursing school. Success is no accident. It takes hard work, but it helps to hear tips from someone who's gone before you on this journey. #1: Take adva…

Heart Failure

Dec. 3, 2021

Even as nursing students in clinicals, we see so many patients affected by heart failure. This is definitely a biggie, and one you need to know. Today I'm breaking it down, and hitting the highlights of what you need to know…

My INSANELY Effective Study System

Sept. 12, 2021

T oday I’m sharing with you my insanely effective study system that I use for nursing school. This is a study system that is big on active learning, and NOT passive, time-wasting things. I’m NOT talking about re-reading or r…