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Here you will find nursing articles and blogs from School of Nursing thought leaders from Rasmussen College.

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Getting into Nursing School

One of the first stumbling blocks would-be nurses face is figuring out what they need to do to actually get into nursing school. Use this straightforward guide to help you understand all the steps you'll need to take to make it happen.

What I Wish Someone Told Me BEFORE Becoming a Registered Nurse

It’s not easy to get a clear picture of a career without speaking to those who’ve walked the walk. So to help, we rounded up nursing experts to tell you what they wish they’d known BEFORE becoming an RN. Read their advice and find out a few lessons they learned along the way.

5 Signs You Should Consider Earning an MSN Degree

No matter how your career path has unfolded so far, an MSN is worth considering. But how do you know if it’s the right decision for you? Read on to see some of the signs you might be an ideal MSN candidate.

RN vs. BSN: What You Should Know

As you've likely discovered in your research, a nurse is never just a "nurse" — a nurse can be a licensed practical nurse (LPN), registered nurse (RN), nurse practitioner (NP) or numerous other job titles. We've already covered the LPN versus RN debate, now let's explore RN versus BSN.

7 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Pediatric Nurse

You've always been interested in becoming a pediatric nurse. But it’s important you know what you’re getting into before you dive into nursing school, so we connected with a handful of medical professionals and compiled information so you can be properly informed.

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