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New to college? Been out of school for awhile? Never taken notes during a class? This post is for YOU!

Try these different note taking techniques and see which one works best for your style of learning. Sitting in class and listening to a lecture packed full of information can be a little …

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Students in our Practical Nursing program get to spend time in multiple specialties to prepare them for different clinical facilities and their jobs after graduation. It also helps them find an area they enjoy working in before they begin looking for jobs.

Students learned about Obstetrician (OB) …

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Hey students, do you have questions about the NCLEX? ATI has many resources that you have been/will be using during your program that will help prepare you for this big exam. Check out this post for some basic information on the NCLEX. As a new nursing student, it is normal to be confused about the …

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Are you looking for an education that will have a fulfilling job waiting for you after graduation?

You should check out our LPN program! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Licensed Practical Nurses is expected to grow 16% in the next 8 years, which is much faster than the …

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We get a TON of questions about the TEAS exam - the entrance exam we use for our nursing programs - so we wanted to share this Q&A from the creators of the exam. If you've already taken the exam, leave some tips for future applicants in the comments below! The TEAS Exam can be a big component of …

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Meet John Sawyer, 2010 TCTC LPN to RN program alumni. He now hires nurses for a local hospital and is an instructor for TCTC:

“I was one of the first few nurses in TCTC’s bridge program, and now I am teaching students going through the nursing programs at TCTC. Before joining the faculty, I was …

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Calling all LPNs:

You could become an RN in just ONE YEAR!

Our Accelerated LPN to RN program was designed to get you in and out of school quickly and takes just one year from start to finish. (May 2020 - May 2021)

We know that many of our students are working moms, parents supporting a family, and …

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Every single nurse has the ability to change lives for the better. No matter how big or small the action, nurses make an impact everyday.

http://bit.ly/2F9aY4h Throughout history, nurses have brought innovation to patient care that has profoundly changed human health. And since 1897, Johnson & …

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Hey guys, nursing isn't just for the ladies!!

We have several men around our campus who are eager to start their career as a nurse, and they hope to see more like them! Don't let fear of being the only male in your class hold you back from this career path. More men are joining nursing every day, so …

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Did you know we are designated as Military Friendly? The organization, Military Friendly®, bestows the designation to organizations that show a commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community. We support our veterans and are proud to have …

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Did you just start your program, or are you about to begin? Take a look at these great tips to be get started on the right foot!

How To Survive Nursing School: 10 Essential Tips -

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Take a look at these 38 dream-chasing, goal-setting, nurses-to-be! We had a wonderful time at Fall Orientation today welcoming our new students and preparing them for the exciting year ahead. It will be a challenging year, but so worth it in the end when they can call themselves the LPN Class of …

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Hey TCTC graduates! Have you seen our Facebook Group for you? Follow the link below and you'll find information about current nursing and medical jobs that are open, nursing discussion, and news about your alma mater. Once you've joined, be sure to add other TCTC graduates that you know!

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Happy Monday! Here's some motivation to get your week started 👏

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Our fall semester is about to kick off! Whether you're a new student or a returning student, check out these 5 tips to make this your best semester! The start of a new semester brings an exciting new beginning – new courses, new educators, new nursing skills to take on and so much more. It’s a …

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Many of our students continue working while they're in school. It isn't easy, but they've found ways to make it possible! If you're a current student that's working, or if you're thinking about starting school and need to continue working, check out this helpful post on how to make it happen: …

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Our fall new student orientation for incoming Practical Nursing and General Education students is quickly approaching!

When: Monday, August 12th
Time: 8:00 AM
Where: TCTC campus located at 6915 South HWY 63, Houston,

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More NCLEX practice questions! Students and graduates, let's check your knowledge on vitamins 🤓 Think you could ace the vitamins portion of the NCLEX test? Here's a practice

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Did you know all of our classes are small for a reason?

Having a small number of students in each class helps A LOT when we're trying to teach our students. Since there are less students in each class than a lot of other colleges, our teachers are able to give students more one-on-one time to make …

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Have you been wondering why our NCLEX pass rates keep getting better and better?

One reason is because of the preparation our students get from our partnership with Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI)! Our complete partnership with ATI offers many amazing resources and materials to our …

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Meet Bailey Walker, 2017 TCTC LPN to RN graduate and RN at TCMH:

“I came from a farm family, just a country girl who grew up on a dairy farm. I know hard times and I’ve seen struggle; my mom’s dream was always to be a vet, but she never could do that because there were always cows to milk …

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Did you know that we offer an LPN program and an Accelerated LPN to RN program at TCTC?

We require minimal prerequisites for the LPN to RN program - half of which you may already have taken during your LPN program! You’ll need an undisciplined MO LPN license and Anatomy & Physiology with lab (8 …

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Our 2018-2019 Practical Nursing students are about to cross the finish line! If you want to be a part of celebrating their accomplishment, join us for the graduation ceremony.

When: August 24th
Time: 10:00 AM
Where: Souls Harbor Church, 6296 Highway 63, Houston,

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Social media is something almost everyone uses, but nurses have to be a little extra cautious. Are you using social media in a policy-friendly way? You might be surprised. Check out these tips to protect yourself and your career! The rise in popularity of social media sites has created a whole new …

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Did you know TCTC offers general education classes for our students to complete before or during their program? By applying as early as possible and making plans with Clarice or Chelsye in admissions you can start your program early and get some of the classes out of the way!

Our Director of …

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ATI is always so helpful when it comes to test taking! We know a lot of students, especially those in their first semester, struggle with test anxiety. We suggest everyone take a look at these strategies to help you prepare for your next exam. We recently went live on the ATI Nursing Education …

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Are you an LPN? Do you want to advance your career and become an RN in just ONE YEAR??

Texas County offers a 1 year LPN to RN program, and it begins in May 2020! There are a few prerequisites you will need to complete for this program, but lucky for you, we are offering them before the program …

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If anyone deserves some pampering time, it’s nurses! Between 12-hour shifts, hit-or-miss lunch breaks and a steady stream of patients, simply sitting down sometimes feels like a treat. Upgrade your “me time” off the clock with these five ideas guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed: Take …

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Self care is important, especially when you spend most of your time caring for others. How can you apply these tips in your own day-to-day life? Your future self will thank you! Learning to handle stress in healthy ways is very important. Fortunately, it is easy to learn simple techniques that …

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Our Practical Nursing and LPN to RN students get to practice their skills in our skills and simulation center, but before then they learn in classrooms and computer labs. Our teachers like to think outside the box to make each day a great experience for our students. Take a look at some of our …

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A great resource by ATI to prepare you for taking the NCLEX! Students, check out this video 😎 When it comes to the NCLEX Exam, there’s a lot to stay on top of. From studying and grasping concepts to timed test tips and exam day must-haves, it can get confusing. To help you manage all that the …

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Already an LPN and wanting to become an RN, but nervous to go back to school?

It is NEVER too late to further your education, especially if it's to advance your career. TCTC's faculty and students encourage and help each other achieve their goals every step of the way, and the small class sizes make …

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Many of our students are working or taking care of their family while going to school, but they all find ways to make it work. Our small class sizes make it easier to form study groups and ask for help. If you are worried about balancing work and school, come visit us and discuss some of our …

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Meet Dean Rogers, a 2017 TCTC LPN graduate and LPN at University of Missouri South Providence Family Medicine Clinic:

“My grandma had lung cancer and got really sick a few years back, and the way the nurse took care of her is what actually made me want to become a nurse and how I found out about …

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Hey LPNs! Are you wanting to advance your career and become a RN?

We have an accelerated program designed just for you!

Our 1 year LPN to RN program begins every May and you will be ready for your new career by the following April. We require minimal prerequisites for the LPN to RN program - half of …

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Our 18-19 PN students spent a day in the sim lab learning about new onset type 1 diabetes. Students were responsible for assessing a patient physically and also assessing his knowledge base and learning ability so they could provide patient teaching. They had two skills stations -- they had to …

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This nurse has 10 great tips to get through nursing school and make your career as a nurse more enjoyable! We caught up with Slava Chuklansev, a BSN, RN Supervisor (Psych) and asked for his top ten tips while becoming a Nurse. You may have seen him alongside his cardiac

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Do you ever wonder how nursing students become more comfortable with their skills before they start working on real patients? At TCTC, our students get to spend hours in our Simulation & Skills Center developing their skills and gaining confidence. The lab is equipped with all the resources our …

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Being a nurse can leave little time to focus on your own health, but it is still important! Check out these steps to help live a 🍎🥕🥦healthier🏃‍♀️🏃🧘lifestyle as a nurse. The lifestyle changes needed to improve our health can be hard to start and sustain. Here are our six …

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Are you an LPN or do you know an LPN who wants to advance their career?

Take a look at these facts about TCTC's Accelerated LPN to RN program:
-The program takes only 1 year to complete
-We require minimal prerequisites for the program - half of which you may already have taken during your LPN …

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Happy Monday! Have a great week! 😊

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This country has a HUGE nursing shortage and it's only getting worse! Hospitals are trying to combat this shortage by offering amazing incentives to get nurses to work for them.

Which of these incentives would be best for you? Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees …

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Find out why this ex-offensive lineman loves being a nurse. He wants to encourage men to join the field of nursing, and we couldn't agree with him more! 🏈 ➡️ 😷 We don’t just need more male nurses. We need more nurses, period. Last year, the Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing conducted …

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Interested in starting classes at TCTC, but want to see the campus first? Take a look at this tour:
http://bit.ly/2WAxVSr Watch a virtual tour of the campus of Texas County Technical College (TCTC) located in Houston, Missouri. The campus includes an office area, classrooms,

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The NCLEX is always something nursing students dread because it determines their ability to be a nurse (no big deal, right?) This new nurse is shedding light on how she prepared and PASSED the NCLEX in 75 questions. She gives some great study strategies and even her routine the day before the big …

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TCTC is currently accepting applications for the May 2020 Accelerated LPN to RN program.

You could become an RN in just ONE YEAR!

Our Accelerated LPN to RN program was designed to get you in and out of school quickly and takes just one year from start to finish. (May 2020 - May 2021)

We know that …

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ATI is always so helpful when it comes to test taking! We know a lot of students, especially those in their first semester, struggle with test anxiety. We suggest everyone take a look at these strategies to help you prepare for your next exam. We recently went live on the ATI Nursing Education …

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Meet Courtney Stewart, TCTC LPN and LPN to RN alumni and RN at TCMH:

“I’ve always wanted to be a nurse, so I began my career as a Home Health Aid. I was looking online at different schools that I could get my RN at and I had just moved out, so I wanted something that was fast and wouldn’t put …

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Are you looking for an education that will have a fulfilling job waiting for you after graduation?

You should check out our LPN program! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Licensed Practical Nurses is expected to grow 16% in the next 8 years, which is much faster than the …

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