Am I dumb?? - page 2
I'm sorry if I am wasting your time with silly questions.... So I applied for the nursing program at SFSU (It's actually in conjunction with Canada College for 2nd bach students (me). I... Read More
Jan 5, '07First of all, I agree that there is no dumb questions.
You need to follow your heart and go for your dreams.
Try not to pay attention to folks who make "wise-type" comments and most of all, keep your own council until you are truly established.
There are some folks who are jealous of those who seem to be suceeding in life.
Jan 5, '07I was rejected by a state university twice when applying for the nursing program. I finally decided to go to a local community college. When I applied I was already an LPN, had a Bachelors in Philosophy and Psychology, as well as a masters in History and a license to teach elementary school k-6. I have a long and positive work history along with impecable references (included a PhD Nurse who taught at the college I was applying to). The unfortunate fact is that there are just too many applicants for very few spots in most places. I'm told it helps to take classes as a nonmatriculated student in the school you want to attend - tends to bump you up on the list I guess. I consider myself to be quite accomplished educationally, not dumb by any means, and was rejected twice.
This isn't meant to be discouraging, quite the opposite. If you want to be a nurse - believe me you will find a way