I applied to and was placed on the waiting list at my local CC in South Jersey, for Spring 05. I am
now researching schools
in the Philly area. Methodist Hospital Division of TJU Hospital
offers an ASN program, with a few openings left for Fall 04, but it is $15K a year.
The other school is Northeastern Hospital/Temple Health. I am in the process of gathering
the cost information for this school. I am going to assume it is comparable to the
TJU Hospital program.
I always thought I would get my ASN, start working, then let my employer pay for my
BSN. Now, it just seems that $30K is a lot of money to pay for an associates degree.
Maybe I should just suck it up and see what happens with the waiting list thing. It just
seems like such a waste of time when there are schools right across the bridge that have
So, what would you do? Take your chances on the waiting list or apply at the other, more