Testimonials

  • Judy Anderson RN

    Hello, my name is Judy Anderson and I live in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.  I got my associate's and then I went on and got my bachelor's.  Rue helped me both times and it has helped me progress in my own career as far as becoming more than a staff nurse...

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  • Sarah Andrews LPN

    Hi, my name is Sarah Andrews.  I currently live in Fort Myers, Florida.  I’ve been an LPN for nine years.  When I started I was a little scared as to how well the study guides would prepare me for the test and wondering if I had...

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  • Kristin Arant LPN

    Hi, my name is Kristin. I’ve been an LPN for 6 years and decided to use Rue Education to go back to get my...

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  • Wanda Bane LPN

    Hi, I’m Wanda Bane. I currently live in Springfield, Missouri and I’ve been an LPN for 19 years. I decided after 17 years of being an LPN that it was time for me to move forward to get my RN license. There was going to be a lot of changes in the department...

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  • Michael Beilfuss Paramedic

    My name is Michael Beilfuss. I live in a trailer, my wife and I travel the country. I’ve been a paramedic for 29 years, and I’m kind of retired. With my 29 years as a paramedic I’m going to get my RN and work with my wife in emergency rooms as we travel.

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  • Ann Bresson RN

    Hi, my name is Ann Bresson and I live in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  I’ve been an RN for almost one year.  I wanted to move on and get my RN - I had an LPN - because I wanted to work in hospice care.  You need to have an RN to do home hospice care.


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  • Amy Campbell LVN

    Hi, my name is Amy Campbell, I currently live in Las Vegas, Nevada and I've been an LVN for 10 years. I've wanted to be an RN for a long time; it's always been a dream of mine. I really could never find the time to fit traditional college into my work...

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  • Linda Cella LPN

    Hi, my name is Linda Cella and I currently live in Whiting, New Jersey. I’ve been an LPN for 18 years. I chose Rue over a traditional college because I didn’t have the opportunity to go to a traditional college. I don’t have the time, I work full time,...

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  • Stacie Clark LVN

    Hello, my name is Stacie Clark and I’m from Beaumont, Texas. I’ve been a practicing LVN for seven years.

    I feel the Rue directed study system prepared me exceptionally well for the exam. I love to do research, and Rue had all the topics that...

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  • Ken Covey LPN

    Hi, my name is Ken Covey and I presently live in St. Paul, Minnesota. I’ve been an LPN for about four years. I decided to become an RN because I wanted the added responsibilities and the added income. I believe I was ready for both of those changes....

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  • Cathy Cress RN

    Hi, my name is Cathy Cress and I currently live in Louisville, Kentucky. I’ve been an RN for a year and four months now. When I started with Rue it took me about 18 months to complete it and I had all 18 courses. I didn’t have anything already...

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  • Kathleen Crosby LVN

    Hi, my name is Kathleen Crosby and I currently reside in Bastrop, Texas. Currently I’m an LVN and I have been licensed since November of 2000.

    As far as signing up for the examinations, I did everything online and it was very easy. The Rue...

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  • Valerie Curran RN

    Hi, my name is Valerie Curran. I currently live in Rockland, Massachusetts and I’ve been an RN for 10 years now. I currently work in a hospital as a maternity nurse.

    I chose to do Rue instead of a traditional classroom because it was...

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  • Jennifer Davis LPN

    My name is Jennifer Davis and I currently reside in Anaconda, Montana. I’m currently a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Montana and I graduated in 1987 and I just went back into nursing two years ago.

    The financing worked really convenient. ...

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  • Melissa Denius LPN

    Hi, my name is Melissa Denius. I currently live in Troy, Ohio and I’ve been an LPN for 16 years. I’ve been motivated to earn my RN to earn more money for the job I’m doing, because at present, I do an RN’s job ... I just don’t get paid for it.


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  • Marlene Denny RN

    Hi, my name is Marlene Denny and I live in Saranac, Michigan.  I’m currently an RN and I’ve been an RN for approximately six and a half years. I’m working at a small hospital in the emergency room here in Michigan.

    Getting my RN has had...

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  • Melissa Ebner LPN

    Hello, my name is Melissa Ebner. I currently live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I’ve been an LPN for 18 years and I’m currently working in the emergency room. I originally heard about Rue through the mailings. I decided to get on the internet to get...

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  • Ashley Eichorn LPN

    Hi, my name is Ashley Eichorn.  I live in Erath, Louisiana, and I’m currently an LPN.  I’ve been an LPN for five years. 

    It was really easy to get started with the online courses.  The Academic Advisors really help...

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  • Cathy Epps LPN

    Hi, my name is Cathy Epps. I currently reside in Palm Bay, Florida and I’ve been an LPN for almost 15 years. I’ve referred quite a few people to Rue. Two have signed up after me and one has already completed the program and is on the waiting list for...

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  • Kathy Erwin LPN

    Hi, my name is Kathy Erwin. I live in Soap Lake, Washington and I’ve been an LPN for 10 years. What motivated me to move on to my RN was the shortage of nurses, and in the hospitals right now they want RNs.

    The reason I picked Rue for...

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  • Russ Ferrence RN

    Hi, my name is Russ Ferrence and I currently live in Raleigh, North Carolina, and I work full-time as a registered nurse.  What motivated me to get my RN was that I was an LPN for 12 years, and was doing the things that RNs do, but just wasn’t...

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  • Dean Garza LVN

    Hello, my name is Dean Garza and I currently live in San Benito, Texas. I’ve been an LVN for the past eight years and I’ve been a nursing supervisor. I felt it was time for me to move on and get my RN.

    Personally, for myself, I try to do a...

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  • Dennis Gaudet Respiratory Therapist

    Hi, my name is Dennis Gaudet and I live in Boston, Massachusetts.  I am a registered respiratory therapist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    What has motivated me to move forward is that we used to be very closely paid to the nursing...

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  • Ruthia Gill RN

    Hello, my name is Ruthia Gill and I'm currently living in Mobile, Alabama.  I am an RN and I have been an RN for about two years thanks to the Rue program.

    Getting ready to sit for the Alabama boards, it was based on an individual...

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  • Michelle Gillie LPN


    Hi my name is Michelle and I live in Mesick, MI, northern Michigan where the rivers flow clear and the air...

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  • Kimberly Goerss LPN

    Hi, I’m Kimberly Goerss from North Tonawanda, New York. I’ve been an LPN for eleven years and am presently working in home care.

    I really enjoy the Rue study guides. I feel that it gives us a really good outline to the exact materials for...

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  • Jennifer Gottschald LPN

    Hello, my name is Jennifer Gottschald. I currently live in Esko, Minnesota and I’ve been an LPN for approximately eight years. Almost every test I’ve completed I’ve received an A on and I’ve gotten compliments from my husband, compliments from...

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  • Charles Grant LPN

    Hi, my name is Charles Grant, I’m an LPN and I live in Lawton, Oklahoma. The last course I took was Nursing 2 which I completed in just about three weeks. I believe that the systems I received from Rue have been very helpful. A lot of the information...

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  • Susan Guy LPN

    Hi, this is Susan Guy and I live in up state South Carolina. I have been an LPN for 15 years. It was always my intention to go on to my RN, but due to finances, the need to work full-time, and raising a family, I was unable to do that....

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  • Joanna Halun LPN

    Hi my name is Joanna and I live in northern Ohio. I’ve been a nurse, an LPN, for 32 years. I was motivated...

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  • Doreen Heber LPN

    Hello, my name is Doreen Heber and I currently live in Palm Bay, Florida. I’ve been an LPN for 17 years. I feel that Rue workbooks have prepared me 100% for the exam. I like the workbook, I like the way it was laid out. The preparation was really good....

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  • Kathy Hendrickson RN

    Hi, my name is Kathy Hendrickson and I’m a registered nurse and I currently live in Cokato, Minnesota.  I’ve been an RN for almost 3 years.  I work as an assistant director of nurses in long-term care.  I’ve worked in long-term care for many years...

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  • Linda Hendrickson RN

    This is Linda Hendrickson and I live in Two Harbors, Minnesota. I’ve been an RN since 1990. Thanks to Rue Education I was able to get my RN in an expedient manner with good support.

    The Rue study guides were very concise and very clear....

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  • M eredith Jodar RN

    Hi, my name is Meredith Jodar and I’m from New Jersey. I was an LPN. I currently have my RN license. I really wanted to get my RN because I knew with getting the new license, it would give me a lot more opportunity to go anywhere I really wanted in...

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  • Grace Judush LPN

    Hi, my name is Grace Judush. I currently live in Temple, Pennsylvania and I’ve been an LPN for nine years. I was motivated to go for my RN to advance in positions where I work. I chose Rue as a study system - rather than going back to a regular...

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  • Darlene Kilen RN

    Hi, my name is Darlene Kilen. I currently live in Rochester, Minnesota and I’ve been an RN since October of this year. What motivated me to get my RN was doing the same type of work as the RNs ... and I felt that I deserved the better pay as well....

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  • Lori Lashley LPN

    My name is Lori Lashley. I live in Mississippi and I’m an LPN.

    The Rue study system is exactly what it says it is. It’s a learning guide - it's a study guide that helps prepare you for each content area.

    The main reason I chose...

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  • Rick Leone Paramedic

    Hi, my name is Rick Leone and I live in Canton, Ohio. I’ve been a firefighter/paramedic for seven years. I decided to pursue my RN licensure as a good second job.

    As a firefighter I work 24 hours on and 48 hours off. I thought that since I’m...

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  • Jamie LeSage LPN

    My name is Jamie LeSage.  I’m from Waukesha, Wisconsin and I’m an LPN. When I found out about Rue from a girl at my work, I was really happy to know that there’s a way that I would be able to keep my full-time job and continue to get my RN, which...

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  • Meghann Nielson LPN

    Hi, my name is Meghann Nielson and I currently live in Woods Cross, Utah. I’ve been an LPN for four years. I heard about Rue talking to some friends of mine at work that were also working and had kids. They said it had worked really well for them and...

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  • Mike Ortiz LVN

    Hello, my name is Mike Ortiz, I’m an LVN. Presently I’m an HIV counselor working to become an Registered Nurse. I chose to become a Registered Nurse to help people, care of people, and to provide some financial support to my family.

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  • Melissa Peery RN

    My name is Melissa Peery. I live in Tennessee and I’ve had my license for approximately a month and a half as a registered nurse. I chose Rue and the independent study because it fit me - having to work and care for my family. Rue was very economical....

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  • Mike Porter Paramedic

    Hello, my name is Mike Porter. I live in Mendon, Utah and I work for the fire department as a firefighter/paramedic. The Rue study has been good. They give an overview of the important information and then you write down the answers and it’s good study...

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  • Mary Potratz RN

    Hi, my name is Mary Potratz. I live in Van Dyne, Wisconsin. I’ve been an RN for a year. I was working as an LPN for 11 years and decided I wanted to do more for my patients. I wanted to be able to help make decisions, and make their stay a little more...

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  • Doug Reid Paramedic

    Hi, my name is Doug Reid. I currently live in Huntington, Pennsylvania and I’ve been a paramedic for about 18 years. It’s taken me three to four weeks, depending on the length of the study system. It’s been very easy to sign up for exams and it’s been...

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  • Tabitha Reppert LPN

    Hi, my name is Tabitha Reppert. I live in Lebanon, Pennsylvania and I’ve been an LPN for four years. I originally heard about Rue through two girls that I currently work with, and they had nothing but good things to say about it. They both completed...

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  • Audrey Roseman LPN

    Hi, my name is Audrey Roseman, I live in Bonita Springs, Florida and I have been an LPN for approximately 14 years. I had decided to pursue my RN after a lot of careful thought. I did not want to go back to a conventional school. 

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  • C athleen Schneider RN

    Hi, my name is Cathleen Schneider. I live in Cape Coral, Florida. I was an LPN for 28 years. I’m an RN now for a year. What motivated me to get my RN degree was respect and recognition that comes with that title and earning those credentials. I chose...

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  • Kari Schneider LPN


    Hi my name is Kari and yes I do live in Minnesota and I am currently an LPN and soon to get my RN. I am a single...

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  • Tara Sheldon LPN

    Hi, my name is Tara Sheldon. I currently live in Palm Harbor, Florida and I’ve been an LPN for six months. I finished my first course  in about three weeks.

    I chose Rue because I felt that in my very busy life I needed to have the support...

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  • Nancy Slaton RN

    Hi, my name is Nancy Slaton and I live in Madison, Alabama. The most frequently asked question I get when people call me is: How did I get licensed in the state of Alabama going through Rue and Excelsior College?

    When they ask me that, I respond...

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  • Terri Smithwick RN

    Hello, my name is Terri Smithwick and I live in Holly Springs, Mississippi. I’m an RN and I do case managing for a local hospice here in my hometown. I wanted to receive my RN degree because I’m single and I would see the RN’s paycheck compared to...

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  • Kim Snodgrass LPN

    Hi, my name is Kim Snodgrass. I live in Bridgeport, West Virginia and I’ve been an LPN for six years. Before I started LPN school, I went to college for a year, and then I did the LPN. I’ve been wanting to do it since then, but I have two small children...

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  • Nikki Steele LPN

    Hi, my name is Nikki Steele and I currently live in Laurinburg, North Carolina. I’ve been an LPN for two and a half years working in a family practice setting.

    I completed my first course in a month and a half. I’m very proud of myself...

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  • Charlotte Stone RN

    Hi, I’m Charlotte Stone and I live in Thompson, Pennsylvania. I’ve been an RN for four years. I wanted to get my RN because I’d been working for 20 years as an LPN.  And with the job experience, I had learned many things and I wanted to be reimbursed...

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  • Luanne Sweely RN

    My name is Luanne Sweely and I live in Sebring, Ohio.  I’ve been an RN for four months and I work as a case manager at Alliance Visiting Nurse Association.

    I was motivated to move into my RN position because, first of all, the money...

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  • Vicki Vidas RN

    Hi, my name is Vicki Vidas. I currently live in Railroad, Pennsylvania and I’m employed as a Registered Nurse.

    Rue is the best. I think they have the best study guides.

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  • Carol Walton LPN

    I’m Carol Walton and I currently live in Meadville, Pennsylvania.  I have been an LPN for 30 years.  I homeschooled my children for 18 years.  Then, I put the younger ones in a private education.  That freed me up to have some “me...

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  • Glenda Williams LPN

    Hello, my name is Glenda Williams.  I live in Ethridge, Tennessee.  I have been an LPN for four and a half years.  I am currently seeking to get my RN licensure.  The reason I wanted to pursue my RN was because I was doing the work...

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  • Jennifer Zelaya LVN

    Hi, my name is Jennifer Zelaya and I currently live in Houston, Texas. I’ve been an LVN since 2001 and I’m currently working in Memorial Hospital as an LVN.

    About the study guides, I really enjoyed the quizzes at the end of each chapter and...

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