Help I failed out of a Nursing Program in NY - page 2

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I failed out of a nursing program almost 4 years ago. I ended up going the LPN route. Now i am trying to go back for my RN and alot of schools are telling me that since I failed out of a RN program they can not accept me. Does... Read More


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    If you don't tell them, they could dismiss you for dishonesty down the road. I didn't know that nursing schools won't accept you for failed before. I can't imagine how frustrating it is for you. There are some other posts of students going back after failing, so there might be an answer to your question somewhere in there. See is you can private message some of the posters. I thought schools would be eager for bridge students. I don't have any other ideas Good Luck!
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    farmingdale is the school i failed out of and they are phasing out the night and weekend program molloy i have spoken to and it is the same thing they said they will not accept me.
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    And Adelphi? Pace University? Nassau Community College? Touro college? Oy, not looking too good for you I guess
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    Hi 2B, how is your experience at the swedish institute? I know by your post being last year you are already a year in. How is the grading? I know you have to attain a 80 avg. I just got in the school. i am hearing mixed reviews about the school. My experience so far has been excellent though, but then again it's only the beginning part. Your response and advice would be huge. Thanks for your time.
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    Quote from g8sushma
    I failed out of a nursing program almost 4 years ago. I ended up going the LPN route. Now i am trying to go back for my RN and alot of schools are telling me that since I failed out of a RN program they can not accept me. Does anyone have any advise for me. I have tried LIU, ASA, most cuny schools and even the school I went to a Suny college got rid of their night and weekend classes. So I would have to quit my job to go back, and it is not guaranteed. Please someone help me!! I did get accepted to Excelsior, I am scared of the whole online thing.
    I did the same thing...usually RN programs accept LPNs. Most educators state once you have proven to go through a rigorous program such as a PN program, that erases that failure, since you proved that you competed a nursing program. And it's been 4 years removed, so most places couldn't even count it against you; not is it transferable.

    I just wanted to let you know most who don't succeed the RN route to first time do the LPN route, are successful, and go on to ASN and BSN programs successfully.

    Look into which schools are "LPN friendly"; cast your net wide and interview with the schools and let them look over your pre-req's as well. If you have to get into a weekday program; you may have to look for weekend work or a home health position if possible.

    I don't think it's impossible for you to get into a RN program. I'm not sure why they would discount you after PROOF of going through a rigorous program...for one school that doesn't, there are plenty brick and motar schools that WILL accept you.
    Last edit by LadyFree28 on Aug 10, '13
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    It would be easier for you if you just did an online program.


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