Quote from heehee61
Are you at South now? I was accepted at Faulkner and Bishop but declined at the last minute and decided to go for my BSN since I only have 4 more pre reqs to finish. I just turned in my application a couple of days ago. I'm really aiming for the accelerated program but I hear that is really hard to get into since people with previous BS/BA has priority, then they'll go down the list according to GPA. I currently have a 3.9something; I got a B in English 25 yrs ago and praying the 3.9 will be sufficient. I'm a nervous wreck since I declined Faulkner for this Fall.. Faulkner is really hard to get in and if USA won't take me, I'd have to wait another 4-6 months which I don't have.
Are you looking at the traditional or accelerated? I may see you this coming Spring then.
yes, i'm at south right now, and have been since the beginning. this upcoming semester (starts august 21st) i'll be finishing up my last 4 pre-reqs, and starting nursing school in january. i applied for the traditional BSN program. i have a 4.0, so i feel like i could've gotten into the accelerated program if i had wanted to, but i honestly can't even imagine. from what i've heard, the traditional program is soo tough that i don't even want to consider the accelerated one. i've been told that no one has graduated from south's BSN program with a 4.0 in 5 years. scary, huh!! and disappointing, too, because i was hoping to keep mine. but anyway, the program is supposed to be great, and USA is in the 98th percentile for it's graduates passing the NCLEX. your 3.9 is impressive, and i'm sure you will have NO problem getting in. however, the accelerated program only takes 12 students each time, so i really don't know how that will work... but again, you have a great GPA, so it probably wouldn't be a problem. transferring schools is a huge pain in the butt... anyway you look at it, it's a hassle. you have to stay on the people at faulkner and make sure they do what they're supposed to do.. and follow up with south.
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You should get your 2 steps TB test, MMR, and chicken pox immunization or titer to prove your immunity as soon as you can. Additionally, get your CPR certification, and prove of health insurance.
yep, and don't forget your hep B shots, either. you really can't wait till the last minute on those things, because there are 3 of them, and the first two must be done within one month of eachother, and the third is given 6 months after the second. you must have the first 2 already done before you can apply.