All the best of luck to you
!!! I wasn't accepted until the third time I applied. Not because I had a poor application. There were just the same type of way too many applying for the very few positions they had (something like 5:1).
I got some of the classes like psych, sociology, and A&P done. You didn't have to be accepted into nursing school
to take those courses at my university - just make sure they are the same as the school requires. I also worked and saved - paid for most of my schooling without loans that way.
After the first rejection, I started volunteering on an Alzheimers ward. Something to make my application look better than others. After the second rejection, I set up an appointment with the dean of the school I really wanted and found out directly from her what might make my app more noticeable. (I also applied at another nursing school in my city.) After that visit, I called her about every 3-4 weeks to make sure she still knew I wanted into the next class and to let her know what I was doing to get myself ready for nursing (e.g. marks from the classes, continuing the volunteering).
Best of luck whatever happens!!!