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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. American author Henry David Thoreau once said that. Now, more than 100 years later, his words still hold true for career changers like you. But where do you begin when you’re seeking a rewarding and life-changing Read the full article…

When a disaster strikes across the globe we want to help any way we can. Many people will give money to relief organizations, donate needed items, or give blood.  But nurses can – and do – offer more. The role of nurses in a disaster is crucial; they can be on the front lines, providing Read the full article…

Nursing Student Advice from a Northeastern ABSN Graduate

Nursing school can seem like a frightening prospect, especially if you are in an accelerated program like the ABSN program at Northeastern. Do you have to give up your social life and favorite hobbies in order to earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing in just 16 months? Of course not! Stephen Winglass, a graduate Read the full article…

How bad is it to pull an all-nighter? It's really bad.

Maybe you didn’t get as much studying done as you needed to. Maybe you have a big test tomorrow, so you figure that you’ll just pull an all-nighter to get everything done. Don’t do it! Pulling an all-nighter is not good for your body or your brain. You may be wondering, how bad is it Read the full article…

Path to Becoming a Nurse: Try These Helpful Tips

Making a change in careers can be a difficult choice due to any number of reasons or situations. The path to becoming a nurse requires you to make some big decisions, which can lead to a lot of anxiety and worry. Here at Northeastern University, we hope to help with any troublesome decisions by providing a Read the full article…

Going Back to School as a Mom

Motherhood teaches you a lot, but your thirst to learn and advance your education may still be very strong after you have started a family. You know the demand for nurses is high due to the nursing shortage and that you possess the essential skills nurses have, and you even read our blog about how Read the full article…

Reasons to be a Nurse. And Some Mistake Reasons Not To.

Maybe you know the feeling: You wake up for work feeling unmotivated about the day ahead. You go about your daily routine without much enthusiasm. You feel stuck, but don’t really know how to get un-stuck. “Why am I doing this?” “This isn’t really what I imagined.” “I need a change.” A lot of our Read the full article…

Should I Become a Nurse?

By now, you know that you don’t need a healthcare background, or even a science major, to become a registered nurse. Programs like Northeastern University’s Accelerated BSN program in Massachusetts are a great option for those who want to launch a new career as an RN but don’t have any prior nursing or healthcare experience. The ABSN Read the full article…

As you research potential nursing programs and the nursing profession, you’ll undoubtedly run across the phrase “Magnet hospital”—most likely in the context of discussions about the future of nursing. So what exactly does this mean? Is it a good thing to be a Magnet hospital? What difference does it make to a future nurse? “Magnet” Read the full article…

One of the best aspects of earning your Accelerated BSN in Massachusetts and working as a registered nurse is that you can work in so many different arenas and pursue many different dreams simultaneously. If you have always wanted to become a nurse but have also always loved researching, you can become a nurse researcher. Read the full article…

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