Another 2 cents worth (LOL)
I went the LPN, then ADN route. Always meant to go on but did not. My daughter went straight BSN and it did not really take that much longer. If I had it to do over again I would go for the BSN from the start.
A lot will depend on your home situation and finances. Most hospitals today will assist, if not totally pay for advancing your education.
Whichever route you take I hope you will enjoy nursing as much as I have for the last 24 years (Lord, I must be getting old.) I may complain at times but the rewards out-weigh the problems.
Good luck with your endeavors.
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