A Week In The Life of A Nursing Student: Planner Edition

Hello all! Today I will be sharing a Planner Week In My Life! This is a very raw and realistic view of a first-semester nursing student’s schedule and to-do list. This blog post will cover a full seven days, so brace yourselves! Keep in mind that I don’t track my gym times in my planner like I used to, so my planner looks spacious at times. Let us begin!

A Week In The Life of A Nursing Student_ Planner Edition

This post is not sponsored all opinions are my own and all products were purchased with my own money.

Just kidding! Before we begin let us chat about my planner. Some of you may know that I had a mini Happy Planner for my last school year. I loved it, but wanted to try a hardbound planner and I also disliked the Happy Planner new releases. I found this one at TJMaxx for $4.99! The planner runs from July 2018 to December 2019 and has a little ribbon bookmark down the middle. The layout is very simple. I love this because it allows me to keep a “clean” look.





Classes: Pharmacology (0830-1130)

Appointments: (1130-1140) Pharmacology Exam 1 Review with Instructor, Health Assessment Exam 1 Review (1150-1200)


Classes: Health Assessment (Lecture 0830-1000 & Lab 1000-1130)


Classes: Foundations of Nursing (0800-1100), Intro. to Nursing (1200-1500)


Onto the second half of the week, which gets crazy assignment-wise. My Pharm instructor changed our readings from three chapters to seven! I know some people in class don’t read, but reading helps give me a small background for lecture, so I try to at least read the prototype drug images in the book.


Clinical Day: We are not in the hospital yet, instead we are in the Sim Lab from 0900-1400. This Thursday was wound care and sterile technique!


No Class!

Volunteering at local hospital (0900-1200)





  • Work: (0830-1715) + Assignments


  • Work: (1400-1715) + Assignments + Begin studying for Health Assessment Exam 2



That is all I have for you all this week! What do you track in your planner? I hope you found this interesting!







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