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4 Tips to Consider Before Relocating to Nashville, Tennessee for Nursing School

Posted on March 7,2017 by Marian University Nursing

Relocating to Nashville for nursing school is definitely a smart move. It’s a great city with great job opportunities in health care. And, while the cost of moving to a new state can create unwanted stress, we don’t want that to keep you from getting a great Marian University nursing education. If you are thinking […]

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Valuable Clinical Partnership with St. Vincent

Posted on February 16,2017 by Marian University Nursing

For Marian University’s online-based Accelerated BSN program in Indianapolis, we offer our nursing students an experience they won’t find anywhere else. Because student success is important to us, we maximize our students’ clinical experiences through our partnership with St. Vincent. Not only do the St. Vincent nurses go out of their way to give our […]

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How to Make the EMT to Nurse Transition

Posted on January 19,2017 by Marian University Nursing

Whether it stems from abuse of the 9-1-1 system or lack of administrative support, if you’re an EMT suffering from job burnout, don’t feel bad—you’re not alone. Studies show that, on average, EMTs contemplate an occupational change after eight years on the job. That said, have you ever thought about making the EMT to nurse […]

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Lauren Madden: Not Your Average Nursing Student

Posted on November 23,2016 by Marian University Nursing

Caring, kind, assertive and intelligent – these are a few of the many attributes that describe recent ABSN graduate, Lauren Madden. From Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader to ER Nurse at Riley Children’s Hospital, many might assume Lauren had it all figured out. But, she’s not your average nursing student. Like most things in this world, landing […]

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Nursing School Prerequisites: More than a First Step

Posted on October 24,2016 by Marian University Nursing

You may have had dreams of turning your bachelor’s degree into a nursing degree, but then you got married, had a kid (or three), or simply got caught up in the hustle and bustle of life. But somewhere along the way, you revisited your dream. Which is probably why this blog sparks your interest. Much […]

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Marian University Accelerated Nursing Program Rallies for Hope

Posted on October 17,2016 by Marian University Nursing

It’s October, which means breast cancer awareness month is in full swing. To help recognize this life-altering disease that has touched the lives of many, Marian University accelerated nursing students, staff and faculty have teamed up with the American Cancer Society to help sponsor this year’s premier fundraising event, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. We […]

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Inside Marian University’s ABSN Program: What Nursing School is Really Like

Posted on August 31,2016 by Marian University Nursing

You have a bachelor’s degree in a field you thought you would enjoy, but now, you’re rethinking your decision. Your career goals have changed and now you want to become a nurse. The good news is, Marian University is giving career-changers, like you, a second chance at earning a bachelor’s of science in nursing degree in as few as 16 months.

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On The Fence about Nursing School? Come to our Events.

Posted on August 10,2016 by Marian University Nursing

Last week, Marian University held a very successful Nursing Preview Night. Aspiring nurses from all over joined in on the opportunity to learn more about the accelerated BSN program. The evening was spent hearing from current ABSN students, networking with university staff, and touring the facility.

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Preparing for Nursing School: Calming Your First Day Fears

Posted on July 20,2016 by Marian University Nursing

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself – Those are the words of our 32nd President, Franklin D. Roosevelt. While he was specifically referring to nation’s economic crisis during The Great Depression, his words hold true for many things we encounter in our lives today– most specifically when we encounter change.

Change is the driving force behind Marian University’s Accelerated BSN students. Most are career-changers who have decided to take their lives in a new direction. In order to make that change, they must overcome their fears – finding the right school, getting accepted and, ultimately, beginning the first day.

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Nursing as a Second Career: A Doable Career Do-over

Posted on June 15,2016 by Marian University Nursing

Switching careers is a big decision and can seem very daunting. Even if you’re completely sure, pursuing nursing as a second career takes a hefty helping of guts. Leaving behind your comfort zone is never easy, but it’s always worth it.

While changing your career to nursing is exciting, it’s not nearly as difficult as you may think. Here, we explain why your career do-over is doable (and very smart!).

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