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How can I become a nurse as a single mom with a full time job?

I have a B.S. in computers and an M.Ed. however; I don't feel like I am in the job I am supposed to be in. I always find myself thinking about chucking it all and going back to school to become a nurse. I qualify for the year-long accelerated programs; however, they are only offered during the day and they also don't recommend that you work during the program. I just feel like it's a lost cause and I will never fulfill my dream. I have thought about student loans and grants but we are talking about SERIOUS debt to cover all of my bills for a year.

Asked By: computermommy75 - 5/13/2008
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If you have a large medical center near you, start keeping your eyes open for a job in your current field, but in a hospital setting. Getting your foot in the door should open up many opportunities. Hospitals run 24 hours/day. Being able to juggle your hours a bit should allow you to complete a nursing program... More
Answered By: Miccabe - 5/13/2008
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Don;t give up on yourself. I am a stay at home mom and I must be the only one TRYING to go to work and couldn't get affordable daycare for a year and a half!!!! Nursing requires clinicals and lots of study time, but your can do it if you are set on it. Try to get an evening job if you can get daycare(if you need it... More
Answered By: bcyouletme - 5/13/2008
 
Well...........ever think of a grant........or a student loan.........you may have to go seriously in debt to get to your dream to be a nurse...........is it worth it to you............if it is .............. go for it............
Answered By: kapn - 5/13/2008
 
You might try an LPN program. They generally have better hours, then you could do a LPN to RN? Whatever you choose I would reccomend shadowing a nurse first to make sure it's what you want to do. Good luck!!
Answered By: Summer - 5/13/2008
 
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