To continue our series of the secrets of successful nursing students, Secret #5 is that successful students do not do all the reading for nursing school. But before you toss those textbooks, take a listen to see how you will use your books strategically and in a way that supports your learning (instead of just taking up so much of your precious study time).

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You can also listen to all the episodes in this series by using the links below or searching for the episode number in your favorite podcast app:

Secret #1: Episode 174
Secret #2: Episode 181
Secret #3 and #4: Episode 185
Secret #6 and #7: Episode 189
Secret #8 and #9: Episode 193
Secret #10, #11 and #12: Episode 214
Secret #13, #14, #15 and #16: Episode 228
Secret #17: Episode 254
Secret #18, #19, and #20: Episode 255


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