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Future Nurses Start Here

Ready to go to nursing school, but unsure how to begin? These tools can help you get started, whether you’re applying for your first semester or going back for an advanced degree.

Future Nurses Start Here

Ready to go to nursing school, but unsure how to begin? These tools can help you get started, whether you’re applying for your first semester or going back for an advanced degree.

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How to get started in nursing school

Whether you’re in high school, changing majors in college or interested in nursing as a second career, check out these tips to help guide you on your nursing journey.

Whether you’re in high school, changing majors in college or interested in nursing as a second career, check out these tips to help guide you on your nursing journey.

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  • Why be
    a Nurse

    Nursing is the fastest growing

    occupation in the U.S.

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  • 7 Surprising
    Things You'll Learn
    About Nursing

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  • Which
    Nursing
    Path is
    for Me?

    Get your matches
  • How to Pay for
    Nursing School

    Whether you’re thinking about nursing school, in school already, or working as a nurse now, here’s some info about covering the cost of your investment.

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  • How to Apply Your
    Healthcare
    Experiences

    If you are a paramedic, military medic, or LPN, and want to take your healthcare career to the next level, become a Registered Nurse today.

    Find out more
  • Find Financial
    Assistance

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  • Find a
    Scholarship

    See more
  • Write a
    Winning
    Scholarship
    Essay

    Get tips

Discover your nursing specialty

Do you dream of becoming a pediatric nurse or do you belong in the ICU? Take our nursing quiz to discover which nursing specialties might be a good career fit for you!

Do you dream of becoming a pediatric nurse or do you belong in the ICU? Take our nursing quiz to discover which nursing specialties might be a good career fit for you!

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Taking the first step toward a second career in nursing

These second-career nursing programs at the baccalaureate and master's degree levels pave the way for a nursing career.

These second-career nursing programs at the baccalaureate and master's degree levels pave the way for a nursing career.

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  • Podcast Interview
    with a Second
    Career Nurse

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  • Ask a Nurse:
    Choosing a Second
    Career in Nursing



    Read real-life testimonies from nurses who pursued a second career in nursing about their transitions to nursing.

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  • The Unique
    Perspective of
    Second Career
    Nurses




    Second career med-surg nurse, Peggy Shadel, RN, started nursing school when she was 56 years old. Read her story here.

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