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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-04-09 05:21 PM
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9. Straight A students can't get in here
My daughter is afraid to take on more debt because there's no room in the nursing schools.
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  - Even as layoffs persist, some good jobs go begging Peacetrain  Oct-04-09 04:59 PM   #0 
  - Yes that would be me.  tinkerbell41   Oct-04-09 05:03 PM   #1 
  - That is an incredible plate full... I went back to college as a parent and working  Peacetrain   Oct-04-09 05:08 PM   #2 
  - Thanks for the hug.  tinkerbell41   Oct-04-09 05:34 PM   #15 
     - Just how long ago did she did this? 'look your cousin did it and she had 4 kids'  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Oct-04-09 07:45 PM   #27 
        - within the last 2 yrs.  tinkerbell41   Oct-04-09 10:35 PM   #33 
  - Straight A students can't get in here  sandnsea   Oct-04-09 05:21 PM   #9 
     - I tried for diagnostic sonographer  tinkerbell41   Oct-04-09 05:40 PM   #16 
  - So training is out of the question?  Deja Q   Oct-04-09 05:10 PM   #3 
  - Well it depends.. I think there is a huge need for "green" trained worker for the  Peacetrain   Oct-04-09 05:16 PM   #4 
  - The job sites are begging for medical people  Ruby the Liberal   Oct-04-09 05:16 PM   #5 
  - They are begging for CNA's locally..  Peacetrain   Oct-04-09 05:18 PM   #6 
  - This is the rich keeping the jobs to themselves.  Xenotime   Oct-04-09 05:20 PM   #7 
  - $50 an hour picking cabbages?  gratuitous   Oct-04-09 05:20 PM   #8 
  - We really do not value education as a nation.. and the right especially  Peacetrain   Oct-04-09 05:23 PM   #10 
  - Where exactly are nurses making $55-60K?!! The wages around here are crappy.  kath   Oct-04-09 05:23 PM   #11 
  - Texas... they come up here and recruit from our nursing schools..  Peacetrain   Oct-04-09 05:26 PM   #13 
  - I knew people who made that kind of money doing floor nursing  Warpy   Oct-04-09 05:45 PM   #17 
  - Sure there are nursing jobs and the like, but  tonysam   Oct-04-09 08:34 PM   #30 
     - It's why 50% of us with degrees and licenses got out of it  Warpy   Oct-05-09 09:49 AM   #38 
  - EMT's are not paid nearly enough to deal with the shit  juno jones   Oct-04-09 07:30 PM   #24 
  - In Seattle I made $60k+, in Florida I'm making $55K+  Heddi   Oct-04-09 11:14 PM   #36 
  - MRI/Radiologist sequence is 2.5 years FULL TIME...  lib2DaBone   Oct-04-09 05:25 PM   #12 
  - I hear that.. If a person is over 50, it really is almost more than they can handle  Peacetrain   Oct-04-09 05:29 PM   #14 
  - With a few weeks training there are jobs  doc03   Oct-04-09 05:46 PM   #18 
  - That's because education is so F-ing expensive.  Odin2005   Oct-04-09 05:48 PM   #19 
  - Oh, fuck you Ed.  izquierdista   Oct-04-09 06:01 PM   #20 
  - I saw stories like this in the 90's and they weren't even reading resumes  2Design   Oct-04-09 06:13 PM   #21 
  - That's exactly what I think - and doctors too  sandnsea   Oct-04-09 06:25 PM   #22 
  - First they came for the textile workers jobs, next they came for the IT workers jobs, ...........n/t  2Design   Oct-04-09 06:46 PM   #23 
  - Are they really that malicious?  treestar   Oct-04-09 07:36 PM   #25 
  - It's hard to match the jobs with the people in a complex modern economy  treestar   Oct-04-09 07:39 PM   #26 
  - Interesting DOL stats  treestar   Oct-04-09 08:08 PM   #28 
  - Not practical to "retrain" when you're 55 years old  tonysam   Oct-04-09 08:33 PM   #29 
  - Oh there are qualified nurses out there  rainbow4321   Oct-04-09 08:42 PM   #31 
  - Hoping not to hurt anyone's feelings, if I were an in demand RN Indiana would not be my 1st choice.  imdjh   Oct-04-09 08:58 PM   #32 
  - My sister is a pharmicist  47of74   Oct-04-09 10:42 PM   #34 
  - Um. There has ALWAYS been a shortage of nurses. That is not anything new  Triana   Oct-04-09 10:57 PM   #35 
  - Interesting...  chatnoir   Oct-04-09 11:15 PM   #37 
  - Rec for the discussion, not the OP.  eppur_se_muova   Oct-05-09 01:27 PM   #39 

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