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The Art of Student Loan Repayment

By Cassie Applegate, MSN, RN

Student loans are a necessity for most in order to pay for nursing school. Some are fortunate to not need any loan money, some only need a little and others have to take out the maximum in order to finish their education.

We have talked before about jobs that help repay student loans. Some jobs offer tuition reimbursement while some help pay for continuing

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5 Ways to Stay Organized in Nursing School

1. Use a daily planner or calendar to track assignments, projects and class times.
2. Designate a specific area at home just for studying and nursing school work.
3. Join a study group with other nursing students in your classes.
4. Develop a network of mentors and nurse friends to support you.
5. Create a detailed study schedule before a big exam.

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You are the chief nurse executive of an academic health center. The center does not have a philosophy of nursing and you decide to develop one. In which way will a philosophy of nursing assist your organization?

  •  It will address how nursing contributes to the overall mission of the organization.
  •  It will guide negotiations with the nurses' union.
  •  It will provide tuition reimbursement for nursing staff.
  •  It will assist you in developing marketing materials for the organization.


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