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Gateway Community College Nursing Students

  1. 0 Hello,
    I just got accepted to the Gateway Nursing Program, beginning Fall 09. I'd like to speak to someone who has experience with program. I have questions! like... is it possible to hold down a job while in this program?
    What is a "typical" week like? They say nights and weekends- What does that really mean?
    I look forward to hearing from you and thanks.
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  3. Visit  SVJordan profile page
    #1 0
    I would also be interested to know about this. I'm not able to begin the program until Fall '10, so I have a year of pre-reqs and general ed courses to get through. I'm worried though as to how much of one's time the program takes up.

    BTW, my first post!
  4. Visit  CGB1 profile page
    #2 2
    I have the same questions. I was told that if I had all the Co Requisites done, then it is possible to work no more than 24 hours a week, though I would love to here about the experiences of those who have or are going through this now. Thanks.
    Last edit by Silverdragon102 on Apr 17, '09 : Reason: Please do not post names as per terms of service
  5. Visit  akwill profile page
    #3 0
    Did you learn anything about the actual schedule? Are classes M-F 4-10:00 PM? How about weekends?
    If there is anyone out there with experience in this program, we'd appreciate some information. Thx
  6. Visit  jrinct profile page
    #4 0
    You can get a sense of the fall schedule if you search for courses here: You don't need an ID or password because the course search is a public resource. For Nursing 101 at Gateway this fall, it looks like lecture is Monday and Thursday from 4-5:55pm, and then clinical (or lab?) is Tuesday and Wednesday for 6-and-a-half hours. There seems to be a choice of time slots for that -- morning, afternoon or evening.
  7. Visit  Rohan8 profile page
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    There are so many different nursing programs at GWCC that it is almost impossible to comment to weather or not you could hold down a job while working here.

    If you have an LPN registry is a good way to go while you are in school.

    I graduated from GWCC and I know that there were people who held full time jobs, had kids and successfully completed fast track programs. This did put a lot of stress on their personal relationships.

    I worked part time while attending GWCC. Here is a tip for you. If you have Beth Walker make sure you do the reading. Almost all of the test questions come from the reading.