OMG!!!! I finally got the call!!!

  1. I just got the call from the admissions department inviting me to start clinicals in January!!! OMG!!! Unbelievable!!!

    My school starts 40 students in August and another 40 in January. It is completely based on a "meet these minimum reqs, first-come, first-served" basis. Not even a 4.0 will get you in any sooner than when your number comes up. The last person that was given an invite got hers over 3 weeks ago. It had been so long since then that I had completely convinced myself that the class was set and there would be no more opening (from students deferring until August.)

    I had come up with a plan B, C, AND D.... had registered for other courses AND had convinced myself that it was MUCH BETTER that I would be starting clinicals in August (last I knew I was #4 on the waiting list so August was a shoo-in.)

    Lo and behold...... I got the call.

    Now I have to DECIDE if I really should start in January, or if I have been right for the last month in convincing myself to wait...... AAAUHHHH!!!:roll :roll :roll

    I don't think I'll be sleeping much tonight!! LOL
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  2. 23 Comments

  3. by   OBNURSEHEATHER
    A saying comes to mind.... all things happen for a reason. Ring any bells?

    Congrats!

    Heather
  4. by   nursing 101
    So you waited this long and now you're changing your mind? As you said those were plans in case you didn't get in!
    So take it an run. Start and January and good luck!
    I can't wait to start in the fall of '03
  5. by   Jennerizer
    Congratulations on getting the call!!!!

    What other courses do you have to take? What are the reasons it would be better to wait?


    Jen
  6. by   Mkue
    Go For It !

    Good Luck

    Marie
  7. by   shad
    good for you..
  8. by   renerian
    Good for you! How exciting!

    renerian
  9. by   TeresaRN2b
    I say go for it too! CONGRATULATIONS!
  10. by   BellaTerra2002


    FOR FOR IT! CONGRATULATIONS!

    Bella
  11. by   2banurse
    I think it is just cold feet...think of it this way, by next fall you will be one semester closer to being an RN...

    Congratulations!

    Kris
  12. by   Love-A-Nurse
    excellent news!
  13. by   nrs2bme
    It's what you've been waiting for!!!!
    GO FOR IT!!!!!
    s
  14. by   camkib
    Congratulations!!!

    Your number has been called...time to start clinicals!!!

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