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Get into UK Nursing School For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-56038-9
Paperback
274 pages
May 2013
US $16.99 Add to Cart

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with a Career in Nursing 7

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Nursing 9

Chapter 2: Exploring Your Options: Nursing Fields 25

Part II: Focusing on Your Personal Development 43

Chapter 3: Weighing Academic Qualifications 45

Chapter 4: Professional Requirements: How Do You Rate? 65

Chapter 5: Proving Your People Skills 77

Chapter 6: Gaining Care Experience 89

Part III: Preparing to Apply 103

Chapter 7: Understanding the Nursing Programme 105

Chapter 8: Exploring Universities 119

Chapter 9: Making the Most of Open Days and Visits 135

Chapter 10: Money Matters 143

Part IV: Perfecting Your Application 159

Chapter 11: Following the UCAS Process 161

Chapter 12: Writing Your Personal Statement 169

Chapter 13: Finding Solid References 181

Part V: Attending Selection Days . . . And Beyond 189

Chapter 14: Attending the Selection Day 191

Chapter 15: Preparing for Assessments 203

Chapter 16: Excelling in the Interview 213

Chapter 17: Getting Your Results and Making Decisions 227

Part VI: The Part of Tens 239

Chapter 18: Ten Tips for a Successful Application 241

Chapter 19: Ten Common Pitfalls to Navigate 245

Index 251

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