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Do you need an expensive stethoscope in nursing school?

Many learners often wonder whether to make the investment in an expensive stethoscope for nursing school. With so many different options and prices, it can be a difficult choice. Do you buy a cheap one now, and a nice one later? Or do you buy…

Get to Know You – Rachel the Registrar

How long have you been at Nightingale and what do you do here?  I’ve been with Nightingale College for 9 months now. I’m the College Registrar and I love my job. I provide transcript evaluations for learners who have attended…
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Why get a BSN when I’m already working as an RN in my ideal job?

There’s no better way to improve your chances at a fulfilling nursing career than with a BSN degree from a reputable institution.Even when you’re working in a role that’s perfect for you, a BSN can help you leverage your experience…
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How and why you should volunteer in healthcare

 Volunteering and giving back is something that Nightingale College values.  Florence Nightingale, our inspiration, went miles above and beyond her duty as a nurse when she was helping soldiers in the Crimean War. As our values statement…

What do you learn in an RN-to-BSN Program?

So you have your Associate Degree in Nursing. What next? Maybe you’re feeling content as a registered nurse, or maybe you want to strive for something better. Either way, hopefully this information will help you be a little more informed about…
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Mistakes to avoid when completing your Financial Aid

 The financial aid process can be confusing and stressful sometimes. It’s like taxes: necessary, but painful. We know that as nursing students, you have enough stress in your lives already, so here are some hints about what NOT to…
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Accreditation Frequently Asked Questions 

Is Nightingale College Accredited?Yes. Nightingale has met the needed standards of quality that an accrediting body has put its seal of approval on our school and programs. Nightingale College is nationally accredited through ABHES, a health…
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Online Nursing Programs: How They Work & Why to Take Them

Are you an aspiring nurse or a full-time registered nurse who wants to take on new responsibilities and improve your outcomes? If you feel like going back to school for a traditional course would take too much of your time, perhaps you should…
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How to Advance Your Nursing Career Path & Create Long-Lasting Job Satisfaction

Are you a registered nurse who wants to get better and advance your career? As nursing is a competitive field, basic certifications alone don’t really elevate your professional profile anymore.If you’ve already mastered your domain,…
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How to Find the Right Nursing Job for a Fulfilling Career

Today there are numerous options for choosing a meaningful career in nursing. Before you decide which path to follow, it's important to consider your strengths and lifestyle as well as your desired income, so that you can pick the best job…