Entries by The College For The People

The Complete BSN Guide: What is a BSN, How to Get the Degree & What it Can Do for Your Nursing Career

Whether you’re already a registered nurse (RN) or you plan on becoming one, getting a BSN degree can open up plenty of nursing career opportunities that go beyond patient health care and can lead to new administration and leadership positions. Nursing is a truly competitive field and only having an ADN degree doesn’t elevate the profession […]

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How Being a BSN-Prepared Nurse Can Accelerate Your Career

Congratulations on being part of the esteemed profession of nursing! Not everyone can fulfill the duties and responsibilities nurses endure on a daily basis, that test not only their competencies but their emotional stability. As the top trusted profession, nursing yields many rewards and embodies selflessness and compassion, two ideal characteristics each nurse is encouraged […]

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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, Statistics, and Human Anatomy, in the form of prerequisite courses. Like Nightingale, some colleges […]

The Unexpected Journey to Becoming a Nurse: Meet Brooke Forney

Nestled in Pocatello, Idaho, scrapbook-loving and kayaking enthusiast Brooke Forney joined Nightingale College in December 2016. As an adjunct faculty member at Nightingale College and now NCLEX Success Coach, Brooke has the opportunity to not only share her nursing knowledge with our learners but provides individualized NCLEX coaching to help learners build the confidence needed […]

Bests of the Nightingale Blog Posts

The Nightingale blog consists of articles ranging from nursing school anxiety to test taking tips and career development. With the help of all departments, especially Learner Advising and Life Resources (LALR), we can write on a variety of topics that benefit our learners, graduates, and even users who happen to land on our blog. But […]

How to Write a Professional Email

Lost in a world of informal communication, it is common to not know how to write a professional email. With the average person receiving fifty texts per day (click to read the study), we get caught up in the “lols” and “jks” of today’s communication. Often, it is difficult to find the words that are […]

Nightingale College Announces Accreditation Status of the BSN Program

Nightingale College celebrates the initial accreditation of the baccalaureate degree nursing program by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through June 30, 2022. With such an achievement, the College is able to offer an accredited RN-to-BSN Program to licensed nurses who are ready to take the next step in the nursing education and career. […]

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Nightingale College Welcomes New Collaborators to Team

The Nightingale College collaborators strive to elevate the organization in a manner that helps us achieve our long-term goals to improve communities our nursing graduates serve. But to help us reach our goal, we need our team to consist of exceptional and dedicated individuals. For that reason, we are excited to announce that the team […]

Learning the Ropes as a ADHD Learner

Understanding ADHD Have you wondered if you have ADHD? ADHD is an abbreviation for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. ADHD includes inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, which many ADHD learners find it challenging to focus, retain information, and ultimately, learn. While only about 4% of learners are affected, many other learners have one or more characteristics of ADHD. […]

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A Salute to All Nurses: Happy Nurses Week

May 6 through May 12 is National Nurses Week. Nightingale College wants to thank all nurses for their hard work and dedication to improving their communities through better health. We are honored to have the opportunity to educate the nurses of tomorrow who will selflessly be serving communities across the nation, driving positive health outcomes […]

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Coming Together: Flame! Forward! Week and Give Back Day, April 2017

No matter how far away, collaborators travel from across the nation for a week-long College conference designed to inspire, motivate, and reignite the passion for what we do at Nightingale College. Together, collaborators are inspired and reminded of the College’s mission, building belonging and desire that help catapult the College forward towards its goal of […]

Popular Admissions Questions and Answers

Let’s get down to it: do you know what questions to ask during an Admissions interview? Our Admissions team gets bombarded with questions daily and despite their uncanny ability to answer questions quickly, some questions can be answered simply by doing minor research. However, don’t let that discourage you from asking questions when you are […]