Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start - page 6

Just seeing who has applied to the CU Nursing traditional program for a summer 2013 start. Has anyone been asked for an interview yet? I haven't heard anything yet. Thanks! Shannon... Read More

  1. Visit  PaytonJane} profile page
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    Congrats Bird!
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  3. Visit  bird8} profile page
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    Thank you @PaytonJane - and congrats on your acceptance as well!
  4. Visit  Colorado Hopeful} profile page
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    So I got the letter yesterday that I was rejected. I still can't believe it. During the last accelerated cycle I was call listed (alternate) and they were only accepting for 36 spots and interviewed 100. This time they interviewed 300 and were accepting for 186 spots. I also thought my interview went better this time because I felt better prepared for the types of questions they would ask.

    My overall GPA is 3.9 and I have a 4.0 in my prerequisites. The only thing that I can think of is that my interview did not go as well as I thought it did. At least I had already signed up for Pathophysiology as a backup plan for spring, so I can apply to at least 3 schools (CU, Publeo, and Metro State) next fall. Still, it is rather discouraging. Maybe the 3rd time will be the charm! And with 3 schools I should be able to be accepted somewhere.
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    Oh, and though I do not have a job in healthcare, I have been volunteering at a local emergency department since this February and have over 130 hours of volunteer time. I tried to relate my experiences with patients in the interview. I'm not quite sure where my application went wrong.
  6. Visit  PaytonJane} profile page
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    I'm so sorry for your disappointment. That is really baffling with your credentials. My guess is that they assigned numerical scores to our GPAs, essays, and interviews, and then ranked us. I hope you keep trying. (hugs)
  7. Visit  Colorado Hopeful} profile page
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    Thanks for the encouragement PaytonJane. I'm just guessing that the interviewers didn't like me. I will just have to keep trying for the next cycle! Congratulations on your admission!
  8. Visit  bird8} profile page
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    @ColoradoHopeful - I understand. Last cycle I applied to only Regis and was rejected. Like you, I thought my interviewer was biased against me. This time I was accepted to every school to which I applied. Keep at it. When I got rejected, I felt like someone punched me in the stomach for a few days, then I pulled myself up by my bootstraps and tried again. Your luck will change
  9. Visit  Colorado Hopeful} profile page
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    Next time will be my 3rd time applying, so hopefully I can get a more favorable interviewer. If I fail to get into CU-Denver a third time, I will hopefully get accepted to Metro State, Colorado Springs or Pueblo. It's just so disappointing because I was closer (call list) in the last application cycle and I really want to go to CU Denver. bird8, congratulations on your acceptance to all schools this time! I hope I will be in the same situation next year!
  10. Visit  bird8} profile page
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    I hope so too
  11. Visit  kiralandis} profile page
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    We should all remember that CU isn't the only option...you can go to tech school and get your LPN and then do online courses to get your RN...probably a cheaper option too...
  12. Visit  marhys15} profile page
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    Application for rn- clex NM...Can anyone help me or give me a suggestion? I'm planning to apply for new mexico rn nclex but the thing is I'm not sure if its necessary to have a licence first in our country for me to be able to apply at new mexico? Do new mexico state needs a license from the Philippines for me to qualified to take the exam?
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    or give
  14. Visit  SMB13} profile page
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    @bird8. Good luck with your decision and thanks for the info regarding Jefferson's program! How long did Jefferson give you to accept? I just received an interview invite =) I'm having a hard time deciding when to interview- flights are really expensive right now, but I don't want to wait too long in case the program fills up. Were they fine with you doing your interview over the phone? Thanks!


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