Find Info on Nurse Careers, Financial Aid & More
Deciding to attend nursing school and choosing the right program are big decisions, but the work doesn't end there. Once you've selected a program, you'll need to apply for admission and financial aid, consider various career paths and make it through a demanding program. Our Nurse Resources section offers helpful tips and guidelines for each step of the process, from polishing your nursing school application to figuring out how to pay for school to helping you pass that big test.
Applying to nursing school
Admission to nursing school can be competitive, so you want to make sure your application really shines. The first step in applying to nursing school is to get application information from your program, confirm that you have fulfilled any prerequisite requirements and get critical due dates on your calendar. Once you've covered the basics, you're ready to polish your application.
Our "Applying to Nursing School" section offers tips on crafting your personal essay, insight into what admissions committees are looking for and advice on vetting prospective schools.
Finding financial aid for nursing school
In additional to federal loans and grants, nursing students can apply for a variety of scholarships specifically for nurses. Programs may be designed for nurses pursuing a specific specialty, nurses from a particular geographic area or ethnic background, or nurses at the graduate level.
You can get help navigating the financial aid maze, tips on writing a compelling scholarship essay and more information on scholarships for nursing students in our "Paying for School" section.
Getting through nursing courses
Once the work of applying to school and funding your education is complete, the real work begins: nursing classes and clinicals. Nursing school requires a range of skills, from learning how to write a term paper to being able to convert measurements from pounds to kilograms. Get tips on study skills, paper writing and more in our "Coursework Help" section.
Finding the right career path
Once you graduate from nursing school, it's time to think about the working world. You can learn more about various career paths for nurses in our Nurse Careers section. From niche specialities such as flight nursing to information on new trends in the health care field, you can explore the diverse world of nursing careers and find the path that fits your goals. Good luck!
Investigating your nursing career options takes time and discipline. Here, you’ll find articles and information about specific nursing careers and nursing school programs that can help you figure out your best next step. Below, find in-depth info on applying to nursing school, paying for nursing school, what it’s like to be a nurse, spotlights on nursing careers, and more.
Have questions about online nursing school programs? We’ve got that covered. Need help with your coursework like learning how to complete a term paper? We can help with that too. Browse the nursing resources below for more information.