Am I too old to go back for a BSN?

Should a highly-experienced nurse return to school for a BSN? You’ve been out of school for 20 years. You’re older than most other RNs, more experienced, and you love your job. Should you go back for a BSN? Is it even worth it at this…
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Why an RN-to-BSN with No Prerequisites Can Hurt Your Nursing Career

Nowadays, most nursing schools want you to have a basic set of skills and theoretical knowledge before admission. To get into a top nursing program, you must gain a number of academic credits in core General Education subjects, such as English,…

Get to Know You: Carson Young

Carson Young is the manager of our Academic Technology department. You might have talked to Carson on the phone if you had a problem logging into Canvas, but did you know that he played the accordion? Well now you do! Get to know Carson and…
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Fall 2017 Graduation Recap

There are few things more inspiring than watching learners become registered nurses. There’s a distinct hush in the audience as they move their tassels. There is the normal feelings that accompany graduation – the feelings of pride, accomplishment,…

Nightingale College moves to Salt Lake City

Nightingale College was about to bust the buttons of our Ogden location, which is a place we considered home since being founded in 2011. As of January 2018, we are excited to announce we will be occupying the fourth floor of the iconic…
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All you need to know about the LPN Advanced Placement Program

Moving from an LPN to an RN is a huge career advancement. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016, the average RN’s salary was 24,000 higher than the average LPN’s. And at Nightingale College, the advancement to an RN license…
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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…