ISU vs BSU?

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    I'm trying to decided between the two BSN programs for spring 2013. I know most people can't truly compare the two, you probably went to one or the other (or neither). But all things considered I want to hear the good, the bad, and the ugly. Any recommendations or advice would be appreciated. I have a good chance of getting into either and I'll be checking back on this form until I start that spring semester.

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    I attended ISU for my first year of school. I think they have great programs, faculty, and school in general. Good luck with your decision!
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    I have heard great things about both programs... I have a previous bachelor's so I was planning to apply for ISU's accelerated BSN for the spring. Instead, I ended up getting in to the program at BSU so I will be starting in the fall Good luck with your decision!!
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    I work with graduates from both, and they both put out great nurses. If you already have a bachelor's degree, ISU does have an accelerated program. I have also heard (just from other hospital employees, not from either program) that BSU is a lot harder to get into, because they have more applicants. Are you planning on applying to both? That would be my advice. Good luck with which ever you choose!
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    robyn_a may I ask what your GPA was in the pre-reqs? I apply to the BSU program for Spring 2013 start and I am very nervous.
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    Hi cassiejoy,
    I just saw this post, sorry. My GPA for pre-reqs is 3.73. Let me know if you have any questions


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