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Is it common for students to fail out of nursing school?

March 8th, 2023

Depends on the student! Went back to nursing school as a 34 y/o white male, one of two male students in a class of 28, at what was an all female based program.
Worked a full time job throughout the 24 month program. To say they did not make it easy would be an understatement. Graduated and worked as an OR RN for 20+ years.
Moral of my story is that willpower and perseverance will carry you through.
A nursing instructor proffered this advice after I and one other male passed an exam that 26 female students flunked.
The fearful never start, the weak fall along the way, the risk taker makes the difference.