So you want to become a nurse. Helping people is your jam. Of course, working in a highly-skilled, well-respected profession that saves lives would be incredibly rewarding. But, let’s face it, all of that life-saving work can also be a … Continue reading The Least Stressful Nursing Jobs You Can Pursue Today
Nursing is one of the most rewarding career paths you can pursue today – both personally and professionally. Nurses have the ability to make a real difference in the lives of others. They also have abundant jobs available, room for … Continue reading ADN vs. BSN Salary: What Nurses Should Know
As an aspiring nurse, you’ve likely heard of the NCLEX. But what, exactly, do you need to know about it? The NCLEX-RN (short for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse) is a board-issued, standardized test used to determine whether a … Continue reading NCLEX-RN Requirements for Aspiring Nurses
Currently, there are more than 34,000 registered nurses (RNs) employed in the state of Connecticut. Each day, these compassionate professionals dedicate their time to helping others in need. But this is just the start. They also are empowering their patients, … Continue reading Why Connecticut is the Place to Go to Nursing School
For decades, an associate degree in Nursing (ADN) has been the standard credential for aspiring nurses looking to start their careers. However, is that changing? With more employers seeking BSN-educated nurses, and more states supporting the BSN-in-10 initiative, many hopeful … Continue reading Is Getting an Associate Degree in Nursing Worth It?
When first-semester Goodwin College Nursing student Jenn Kiluk arrived to pick her young son up at his school in December 2018, little did she dream that she was about to experience what she now refers to as a “real-life final … Continue reading Jen Kiluk, Student Nurse: A Real-Life Final Exam