UCSF NEW GRAD RN Training Program!! 2012 - page 16

by michelichka914

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Hello ALL!! I am starting this thread to keep everyone informed as to the process at UCSF 2012 New Grad Training Program. Good luck to everyone applying! Hope we all hear some great news soon! :)... Read More


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    Quote from PaulHagerty
    Does anyone know the final stats for number of applicants and number accepted? It would also be helpful if some of you that got in (and are sadly unlikely to be looking at this page any longer) could share a bit about what you think they are seeking beyond good grades, references, and hitting it off in the interview. Come to think of it, there may not be anything beyond that, but please, use your imagination.
    I've heard different numbers. But I think total number of applicants were around the 2400 range. Numbers accepted were around 40. I felt like I was just really lucky to be offered an interview. I have my acls, bls, pals, nrp, & advanced 12 lead EKG interpretation. We just went Magnet, and I just wanna clarify that it's not just BSNs that they're interested in. There are lots of ASN people that were accepted into the program as well. So all the ASN graduates, do not lose hope!

    As far as the interview goes, just show that you're compassionate about nursing. Take your time in answering the questions, pause and gather your thoughts when necessary. I didn't feel confident in answering the clinical scenarios, but I think what really helped me was just expressing how much I enjoy helping others and the satisfaction that it gives me at the end of the day. If you chose nursing as a career because of a significant event that happened or encounters with nurses, DEFINITELY incorporate that into your answers. Have a portfolio ready for each interviewer (not just a resume and cover letter attached with a paper clip).

    Hope that helps!
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    When will UCSF post their next grad program?
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    Can anyone shed any light on what's on the application? Cover letter, number of recc letters, etc?

    Thanks in advance!
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    I'd also like to know any info.... Thanks!
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    Hi everyone! Congratulations to all of you that got into the 2012 program. I'm a senior nursing student from NY and I'm specifically interested in the pediatric new grad program. If any pediatric new grads applied/got the job, I would love any and all information! Please please please comment here or message me! I have a million questions! Thanks
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    Wow, they make these smiley's look really happy, huh.
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