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  1. 7 If you are not sure about getting accepted into nursing school - apply to many many schools.

    How many schools did you apply to? Did you apply to 1, 2, or many?



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    Last edit by Joe V on Apr 14, '12
  2. Visit  Brian profile page

    About Brian, ADN

    Brian has '18+' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'CCU, Geriatrics, Critical Care, Tele'. From 'Minnesota'; Joined Mar '98; Posts: 15,317; Likes: 16,333.

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  3. Visit  catebsn25 profile page
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    5! all but 1 wait listed me but 1 is all I needed!
    rae869, Adri :), and Krique39 like this.
  4. Visit  RunnerRN2015 profile page
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    I applied to 1 school for pre-nursing and was accepted. I'm guaranteed a spring 2013 start date for the nursing program with the possibility of starting fall 2012 if there is space.
    NurseKis likes this.
  5. Visit  Seas profile page
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    Lol. I liked the cartoon.
    I applied to 1 nursing school only and got accepted. But I am done though.
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  6. Visit  melman23 profile page
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    I applied to one school and got on the alternate list. I'm applying to two others to "hopefully" have options.
  7. Visit  MPETRIDES1984 profile page
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    I applied to 20 schools....got into 3 so far, wait listed at 1, and rejected by 4. still have a lot to hear from though!!!
  8. Visit  WannaBNursey profile page
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    I applied to only 2 and was accepted to 1, but that's one more than what I thought would accept me!
  9. Visit  deftonez188 profile page
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    This is funny, yet sadly true. When I was in school, people would mention the 5+ local schools they applied too. I figured if I didn't get in I'd go work in the circus.
    buckeyepaige and Vespertinas like this.
  10. Visit  Vespertinas profile page
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    Quote from MPETRIDES1984
    I applied to 20 schools....!!!
    Isn't that like $1000?
  11. Visit  RED1984 profile page
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    I only applied to one for Fall 2012 admission. Should have applied to more, but I don't want to drive an hour each way to school. The one I applied to is about 20 minutes from home Awaiting my acceptance (fingers crossed) letter!! But, if I don't get accepted this time, I will apply again for next year and take EMT and Paramedic courses in he meantime to keep my brain working
  12. Visit  NatureNerd profile page
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    I applied to 1 school, denied the first try because of the date that I finished my last prereq, and then I got in 2 semesters later. I cannot complain too much - I knocked out a psych minor with a 4.0 while I was waiting :-)

    Good luck everyone!
    RED1984 likes this.
  13. Visit  Skips profile page
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    I applied to two schools. Got into the BSN program, did not get into the ADN program.
  14. Visit  Skips profile page
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    Quote from MPETRIDES1984
    I applied to 20 schools....got into 3 so far, wait listed at 1, and rejected by 4. still have a lot to hear from though!!!
    whoa. That would get costly...it was $30 and $20 to apply to the schools I did. goodness gracious.


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