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I got accepted into Barry's nursing program for this Fall. I was really excited until I started to consider the cost compared to FIU's cost per credit. Obviously I would have to take out loans for... Read More

  1. Visit  jmi0886 profile page
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    I am starting the FALL o9 at barry! I went Monday to sign all my paperwork! I am also waiting for that financial aid award letter. I am in a tough situation, I want to take out loans for the whole program but the advisor told me since I am consider dependent (I am 22) I can not take out that much money in loans! It cost $13,200 A SEMESTER! and i dont even think its including books! I am so afraid!! Besides the price, I hope you chose to go to Barry its a great school! See u soon hopefully !! :redpinkhe
  2. Visit  FutureRN1976 profile page
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    Im going to the financial aid office this friday. I will keep you posted on any info they give me. Apparently, I have 28,000 in awards..and the tuition is 26,000 (for the year). There is a 2,000 dollar difference..but the tuition does not figure in the cost of books AND medical insurance that I would have to get through the school, but I have none on my own. The medical insurance is $1900+ yearly (there goes my extra $2,000)...but how about books? Uniforms? Cost of living! Ughhhh Im going to apply @ MDC anyway...but with a 3.4, Its not going to cut it. But Im going to try anyway...
    depressed and scared
  3. Visit  jmi0886 profile page
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    You already recieved your award letter? How long after you did your FAFSA did you get awarded?
  4. Visit  soon2bns profile page
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    I couldn't imagine attending a nursing school that costs $28,000 a year! It is not medical school and nurses don't make nearly as much as doctors, it would take many many years to pay this off, even with overtime. I had to wait two semesters at my Community College to start, but it beats paying that huge amount of money. The total price for our program is around $7,000, so it was definitely worth the wait! My program is only an ADN program, but after I complete this program I will transfer to a four year university. The price still wouldn't be as high as that school.
  5. Visit  FutureRN1976 profile page
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    jmi: i already had my fafsa completed, all i had to do was add Barry's school code. Barry got my fafsa info within days.

    soon: i was torn between mdc (asn program $6,000) or barry. Im still not guaranteed a spot at mdc. Im going with Barry because they accepted me. i dont want to have to wait and wait on mdc....there is someone on here that applied and got denied 5x with a 3.3 gpa. I have a 3.4, and I was told that 3.6 is the cut off at mdc. So yea, Barry is a good choice for me. And besides, ever heard of loan forgiveness? Just sayin'
  6. Visit  RNin10 profile page
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    Quote from FutureRN1976
    what school are you in tka?
    Sanford Brown, Jacksonville
  7. Visit  FutureFlNurse profile page
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    Hi Ladies, I was also accepted into Barry's program, but I am waiting to hear back from Baptist's Scholar's program. I also applied to MDC, but have a 3.43 GPA. I met with the counselor at Barry but did not register for Miami Shores Campus, instead I am putting all my hopes on doing Barry's program thru Baptist, or getting accepted to MDC. Miami Shores is a very far commute for me. I am glad to have found other students planning to attend Barry for fall of 2009 and wish you all much success in the program.