Penn vs Johns Hopkins?!Register Today!
- by africancait Feb 11, '09Hello everyone- I was wondering if there are any current students out there in either Penn or Johns Hopkins Bsn/MSN. I have found out that I just got accepted to both, and now I have to make a decision soon. I am curious if anyone has pursued an MSN/MPH at Penn and what they thought? What about Hopkins with the MSN/MPH? How are the respective schools? I have heard Baltimore is a bit dodgy so I was wondering if that is a problem? How are the faculty and clinicals? How's the student culture?
If anyone can give me their two cents regarding the pros/cons of both, I'd greatly appreciate it! Although I interviewed at both schools, it was difficult to get a good reading b/c everyone was in interview mode....
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- Apr 16, '09 by hnhoangCongratulations on your acceptance! While I can't offer you any advice, I am actually here to seek advice from you! =)
I am currently pursuing a BSN at UT Houston and have the same aspirations to be accepted into Penn or Johns Hokpins MSN/MPH program. Is there any advice you can give me? Do you mind telling me or messaging me your personal stats (GPA, GRE scores, experience) so I can see what I need to have in order to be a competitive candidate? Please please, I would really appreciate it since not many people out there are being accepted into such programs. I thank you in advance and I wish you the best of luck in furthering your career!
- Nov 17, '09 by hopkins76I work at Hopkins and am looking into nursing programs. I got my MPH at Hopkins, so my biased, but I think fair, opinion is that if you want an MPH, go to a school of public health. Hopkins is the #1 public health school, and Penn only has a MPH program out of the school of medicine, I think.
That being said, I think Penn has the stronger nursing program all around. Hopkins tends to favor returned peace corps volunteers.
- Jan 31, '10 by Grig_CAAny insight into Penn versus Johns Hopkins? I was accepted into both accelerated BSN/MSN programs for family nurse practitioner. It's going to be a tough choice!
- Feb 5, '10 by MarinaraMe too - I have been accepted to both programs as well for ABSN/MSN/MPH. Also a tough choice for me (but so happy to have this choice to make!). My plan is to take a look at financial aid offers and hope that helps me decide. Unfortunately, JHU seems to take much longer to give financial aid information. I just got my Penn info, and the Penn Grant is very attractive! What is your strategy for deciding, and does anyone have a sense of whether JHU is generous with financial aid?
- Feb 9, '10 by blueberry10Quote from Grig_CAGrig, did you apply early decision for johns hopkins? if you decide to choose penn, how do you plan to tell hopkins you're not attending?Any insight into Penn versus Johns Hopkins? I was accepted into both accelerated BSN/MSN programs for family nurse practitioner. It's going to be a tough choice!