What are some tips/tricks available to survive nursing school?
Hi Destiny M. !
Great question. No kidding...it's not easy but I can tell you 100% worth every second I spent in the books. My life is so much better now that I am a nurse now!
You have to cut yourself some slack. Take time for you. If that is going out on Friday night with your friends, or staying home to watch a movie. Make time for yourself. It's hard because nursing school owns you right? I would try and keep Sunday nights free so I could have dinner with my family or go to a football party etc. You have to find some sort of stress release for yourself. I would also take breaks from studying and take a walk, go swimming, do nothing for a half hour whatever, I needed to do, power nap sometimes. Just remember this journey in nursing school is temporary...You have to give up so much for so much in the long run. Best decision I made! Well worth it!
Hope this is helpful.