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Sarah Zopfi, Herald-Dispatch, February 22, 2006

Huntington - Lindsay Clark is only a junior at Marshall University, but she already works 40 hours a week.

Clark, a student in the nursing program at MU, said spending 40 plus hours a week in the classroom and making rounds at the hospital is not only common for her, but essential.

"I went into nursing because I liked the idea of being able to get a job easily after school," Clark said. "Some of my professors have talked about a shortage of nurses in the state, so I knew going into this it would be easy to get a job." ... Back