does it really matter where you got your degree from? - page 7

by Nolander | 9,776 Views | 62 Comments

Basically, how serious do employers take it when reviewing where a nurse got there education. For example, assume my situation where I would get an ADN from a community college then a BSN from a somewhat well known university,... Read More


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    So, based on the responses to your thread, the answer is NO, it does not matter where you go to school, and YES, it matters very much where you went to school.

    I'm glad we were able to help you out.
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    Quote from Horseshoe
    So, based on the responses to your thread, the answer is NO, it does not matter where you go to school, and YES, it matters very much where you went to school.

    I'm glad we were able to help you out.
    Yeah, it's more of a "yes and no depending all things being equal which they never are" kind of question.

    Consider the local market, then find a school that will give you a good education because chances are hiring managers will have some sense of what kind of education local schools offer.
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    Be aware that some graduate schools will absolutely, very carefully scrutinize where you got your degree from before admitting you into their Master's program.


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