Like an onion, a well-rounded nursing education consists of many important layers. The outermost, protective layer is, of course, formal education. The College Network recognizes the value of this layer, and we work hard to help nurses successfully complete advanced nursing degree programs. Formal nursing education teaches the... Continue +
Are you ready to pass the NCLEX-RN in 2014? You're almost there! In four previous posts, I have provided tips for mastering prioritization questions, medication questions, teaching questions, and nutrition questions. The final type of NCLEX question that I will help you master is the diagnosis question. Diagnosis questions come... Continue +
If you've been following this blog series over the past several weeks, you are well on your way to mastering NCLEX-RN prioritization questions, medication questions, and teaching questions. In this post, I am presenting tips for approaching the nutrition questions you will encounter on the exam. Nutritional knowledge is an... Continue +
Over the past few weeks, I have been presenting tips for tackling various types of NCLEX questions. So far, I've covered prioritization questions and medication questions. In this post, I will provide information on how you can master teaching questions.  The NCLEX-RN includes two types of teaching questions, and both are fairly... Continue +
The College Network (TCN) is dedicated to helping you become the best nurse you can be. On top of several online nursing degrees, TCN offers a comprehensive exam preparation package—Rx for NCLEX Success—that can help you pass the NCLEX-RN and become a registered nurse. Additionally, in a five-part blog series, I am offering tips... Continue +
Are you ready to pass the NCLEX-RN and become a licensed registered nurse? We want to help you by offering tips on how to master various types of NCLEX questions. As I mentioned in a previous post, the major question types on the NCLEX-RN include prioritization questions, medication questions, teaching questions, nutrition... Continue +
The start of a new year is a great time to reevaluate your career and educational goals. If your goal is to start working as a licensed registered nurse (RN) this year, you'll need to pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing... Continue +
Now that you've put in the long hours and completed your nursing degree, it's time for the final step: passing the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). And while that may seem like an overwhelming leap, there are many resources available to help you succeed. Scrubs magazine published an... Continue +
It's been a hard road, but you are finally ready to take the NCLEX-RN exam.  It's your last step before earning your RN license.  Does the exam strike fear in your heart?  Make your palms get sweaty?  It doesn't have to.  The College Network offers support that will help you be as prepared as possible for the exam.   The RX for... Continue +
Are you nearing the end of your nursing degree program? If so, you've probably began thinking about taking the NCLEX-RN exam. This is the exam that is required by all nursing school graduates in order to earn your license and practice as an RN. Because of the importance of passing this exam to your future in nursing, it is... Continue +
Do you know someone who seems to pass every test they take with flying colors and with seemingly minimal studying? You, on the other hand, study the material over and over and over again and never seem to do quite as well on your tests. Are you studying the wrong information? Do you just not get it? Maybe you weren't cut out for... Continue +
Congratulations to Leigh W. from Merritt Island, FL!Leigh, who joined The College Network in August 2010, has recently finished all of his courses and passed his CPNE with Excelsior College for the ASN program. He is now preparing to take his RN NCLEX in January 2012. Congratulations again Leigh, and good luck on your NCLEX exam... Continue +
Ironman Bachelors Degree
Many of you have heard of the Ironman competition.  It consists of a 3 part test of endurance, competition, and will power.  The 3 legs of the Ironman competition, consisting of a swim, bike ride, and marathon made me think of how the LPN/Paramedic to BS in Nursing through The College Network and Indiana State University is its... Continue +
“Now that I’ve been a paramedic for three years, I want to continue to advance my knowledge and abilities to continue providing an even higher level of patient care. In addition, as a paramedic, I’ve reached the top skill level as a pre-hospital provider. Getting a degree in nursing opens up a whole new world of possibilities... Continue +
If you are looking to upgrade your nursing skills or your resume, The College Network partners prestigious universities such as Bellevue University, Regis University, and Cornell University to offer online nursing school programs.In partnership with Bellevue University, the College Network offers a Bachelor of Science in... Continue +
 One of the many programs we help people with is the LPN to RN program through Excelsior College. What I like about is it's "a degree by examination". What this means is for each course required by Excelsior's nursing school, they have one examination for it. This means in passing one Excelsior examination, the student receives... Continue +
Thousands of LVNs in Texas have chosen The College Network's online accelerated RN program to prepare to pass Excelsior College® Exams via their comprehensive learning modules. Nurses have an academic guarantee they will pass these exams in order to receive the college credit they need to graduate from Excelsior... Continue +
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