Nursing program at Southern Arkansas University

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    I am interested in SAU ADN program. I was rejected from the school of my choice. I was wondering about this school.
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    Quote from nursekemmie
    I am interested in SAU ADN program. I was rejected from the school of my choice. I was wondering about this school.
    My ADN many years ago was from what was then Southern State now SAU. It was a fine program. I believe it still is. Why not try it? I think you would like it. Nice small college with good educators, but the clinical sites are less than desired. Now El Dorado with the large hospital is a good clinical site. But the Magnolia hospital is not. I still think it would give you what you are looking for, though. Hope I helped.
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    I've heard it was awful. Very unorganized. I'm at Southark and there are several people in my class that left SAU. Their BSN isn't accredited either.
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    Quote from siri
    My ADN many years ago was from what was then Southern State now SAU. It was a fine program. I believe it still is. Why not try it? I think you would like it. Nice small college with good educators, but the clinical sites are less than desired. Now El Dorado with the large hospital is a good clinical site. But the Magnolia hospital is not. I still think it would give you what you are looking for, though. Hope I helped.
    I have gotten accepted into there program, so I am going to try that out. I have realized the office is sort of disorganized. But I will try it out anyway. I was not accepted into other nursing schools. I have heard that the teachers will help you out alot. Thanks so much for responding.
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    Quote from britann
    I've heard it was awful. Very unorganized. I'm at Southark and there are several people in my class that left SAU. Their BSN isn't accredited either.
    There associate degree is accredited but there bachelors is not. I will go some where else to get my bachelor's when I have finished from Sau. Why did the other students leave SAU. I am just being nosey.
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    I'll ask them more about it at class Thursday.
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    Quote from nursekemmie
    There associate degree is accredited but there bachelors is not. I will go some where else to get my bachelor's when I have finished from Sau. Why did the other students leave SAU. I am just being nosey.
    If anyone left SAU for the SACC it was because they failed out of the program. I graduated in May 05 from SAU's ADN program and feel that I got my money worth. My class had a 80 something % first time pass rate on boards. I had some of the best teachers you could ever dream of having while there. The program does lack the clinical hours of others, but you will spend a good bit of time in the class room and have a understanding of why you do things, not just how to do them.
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    I am happy to hear that someone graduated from SAU. This is my first level and I started off bad but I am doing so much better. If you can give me any advice I would greatly appreciated. Also, what level is the hardest. I just wanted to know. Thank you
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    Quote from DBlack1
    If anyone left SAU for the SACC it was because they failed out of the program. I graduated in May 05 from SAU's ADN program and feel that I got my money worth. My class had a 80 something % first time pass rate on boards. I had some of the best teachers you could ever dream of having while there. The program does lack the clinical hours of others, but you will spend a good bit of time in the class room and have a understanding of why you do things, not just how to do them.

    I am so happy for you. What was the most hardest level for you. Do you have any advice.
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    Level 1 was the most difficult due to me BOMBING the first test and struggling to pick my grade up to a 75% by mid term (which I heard is no longer required). Three tests to go from a 53 to a 75 did not make for a fun time. I had to pass the final to pass the first semester and managed to get a 81. I hated maternity & womens health, being a guy and all, but I got through it. The second year was hard, but I enjoyed the material for the most part and that made it a little easier.


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