University of Colorado accelerated BSN summer 2013 - page 4

by Minnie13

Hi everyone! Who else has submitted their application? Due date was October 15th. I did not realize that an invitational only interview was required! I wish they gave more advanced noticed than October 25th in order to... Read More


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    It is far from any of those spots w/o a car. RTD is the public transportation in Denver and I know there is a bus stop right at UCH. Check them out and try to see if UCD has an RTD fee in their tuition. If they do that means that you get a sticker on your student ID card that allows you to ride the busses and light rail for "free". Good luck with finding a place that works for ya!
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    thank you, ill look into that!
    I hope so too
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    luce8888,

    don't know if you have this info already, but i just spoke with someone in the office of student affairs, who said that classes would start the week of june 3rd.
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    Hi eando,
    I am in the same situation as you! Moving to Colorado from out of state, don't know much about the area, and have no car. I am looking into apartment complexes but I have read some very negative reviews about a lot of them... let me know if you find anything!
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    luce8888,

    so good to know that there are others in the same boat
    yea, I can't seem to find a place with good reviews other than copper flats? and fitzsimons 21 but they're both expensive :/ they do seem like very nice places though and are really close to campus!
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    Hi everyone,
    Just joined allnurses.com, I'll be starting the Traditional program as a 2nd degree B.S. student this summer! Eando and luce8888, I'll be moving from out-of-state as well (PA). My fiance and I are looking at 1 bedroom apartments in the Capitol Hill/Cheesman park neighborhood south of downtown Denver (we know some friends that live there and they speak very highly of the neighborhood). The on street parking situation is typical for city living, but it is close to the bus line on Colfax and about a 20-30 minute drive from campus. You can find a small studio for about $500-600/month. Hope that helps, can't wait to meet everyone!
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    Hi oceanblue, please let me know if you find any good apartment complexes in the capitol hill neighborhood! I am looking for an affordable studio apartment but have not had much luck yet!
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    eando - I was looking at both of those too! I only know one person in Denver, but he advised me not to live in Aurora because there are a lot of dangerous areas. I'm sure there's good parts as well as bad parts, but that kind of scared me away! I have been looking into places in Denver - farther from campus but hopefully safer :/
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    Luce8888, we'll be visiting at the end of March to sign a lease for mid-April- beginning of May and will definitely keep you posted if I find a good place! That area is a mix of apartment buildings and converted Victorian homes. I've been scouting Craigslist which has been pretty helpful. It takes a bit of digging to find the affordable apartments, but I have come across some affordable studios (under $650). There are some good options to sublet too; it would be a pain to move in the middle of the program but might be worth considering if you can't afford to take an extra trip out and want some time to explore the region. I personally am not a fan of the suburbs but some of the cities around Denver (Northglenn, Littleton, Westminster, Englewood) are more reasonable than downtown if you're willing to deal with the commute.
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    oceanblue52,
    thanks for the info! Just knowing the names of these neighborhoods are a great help, I am so clueless and google maps can be difficult to tell sometimes!

    luce8888,
    I have heard that Aurora is not the best place to live in. Trying to decide if I would rather live super close to campus or live a bit further out... I wonder how our class schedules will be like, but I imagine they will be pretty early everyday
    anyways, have you planned when you will move out to colorado?


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