Saddleback Nursing School, Spring 2013 - page 4

Hi all! I am a pre-nursing student getting ready to put in my applications for Spring 2013. I was wondering if anyone might be able to give me a general idea of what Saddleback College's Nursing program is like? I really would... Read More

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    Got mail. Accepted. Yey!!!

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    does anyone know if they are going to send letters if u didnt get accepted?
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    I still havnt gotten anything in the mail.. maybe today? to the ones that got accepted: do you live closer to the college?
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    i didnt get in.. my pre req gpa was too low: 2.69.. im pretty bummed
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    I got in!! Keep your head up I got very low points and got in! I had about 60 Pts unless I was able to get some from my job.
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    Congrats to all that got in. I didn't. What does it mean when it says "we are holding your application in a 1st pool which we will pull from should any of the 60 students or alternates decline"? Does that mean that all of us that did not got in are in the same pool and I could be any number? Or does that mean that I could be an 11th or 12th alternate if that had such a thing? Please let me know. I'm still hoping to get in.
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    Also, I am hearing that some have got in with lower points than me (I got 64) and I got all A's in my pre-req bios with a 2.91 GPA. I wonder if I filled out the application incorrectly or they didn't tally my points correctly. Ugh
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    ctgangel. Congrats to you. Are you an LVN, EMT, PM, CNA, or medical military with 1000+ hrs by chance? Maybe that's why they let you in because I think you get an extra 12 or an extra 8 if your a medical assistant or something with so many hrs work. Just trying to figure out why I didn't get in or even on the alt list because I have 64pts and all A's in my bio most pre-reqs. Thank you
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    Hi dazzlechunk,
    I think i did end up getting 12 points somehow. I also have a high gpa overall. My bios were two A's and one B. I averaged about 60 but i think i ended up with 72. If your in the first pool you have a good chance of getting in still i believe. My friend was in the first pool last semester and she got in. They say that 67 and above may get you in but that 72 and above gives you a higher chance of getting in. Have you taken all of the pre reqs? or i should say extra classes? ex. pharm, lifecycles 1,2 and nursing concepts?
    hope that helps. i know it can be daunting.
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    Hi ctgangel,
    Thanks for getting back to me. Good to know. I am actually taking Pharm right now and I still need to take lifecycle 1 (I took all the rest). Do you happen to know what the 1st pool means and how many people are in it? Silly question I know. Lol

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