About Danielle Logacho

Danielle Logacho is a communications specialist at Chamberlain College of Nursing.

Sitting on the bus? Waiting to pick up your child from sports practice? Instead of staring out the window, thinking about how much studying you need to do, why not use that time to prepare for the NCLEX®?

Forget about heavy textbooks or unwieldy laptops – all you need is your phone. Dozens of NCLEX apps are available in iTunes® and Google Playonline stores – here are a few that you might want to check out. Many offer a lite or trial version, so you can test them out before taking the plunge. READ MORE

You’re looking for a new nursing job, and your plan probably goes something like this:

  1. Put together your resume
  2. Check out the job postings online
  3. Start sending in applications

Unfortunately, what’s missing from this plan is the one thing that’s most likely to help you get hired – a referral.

While many people do get hired through postings on job sites, studies show that you’re three to four times more likely to land a job through a referral. In addition, those with a referral are hired faster than those who apply through a career site. READ MORE