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This may sound stupid but does being male affect your chances of getting into nursing school at all?... Read More

  1. Visit  ~Trini~ profile page
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    It will help your chances of being accecpted to a nursing school.
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  3. Visit  Woodenpug profile page
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    I am fairly sure that it will not help your chances of getting accecpted or even accepted into a nursing school. Even if it did, you do not want to decrease your chances by counting on that.

    Check out the paragraph titled "raise the bar" at this website: http://www.minoritynurse.com/men-nur...nursing-school. It's the fourth subtitled heading.
  4. Visit  ~Trini~ profile page
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    Your sarcasm was duly noted Woodenpug. It was no doubt a typographical error but nevertheless I applaud you for you keen observation. Some schools will usher men into their nursing programs before women "UNOFFICIALLY". I am not here to argue so spare me the burden of proof or the right or wrongs of it. So, will it be a plus for a male student when applying to a nursing program, yes it will. But, I won't bet my last on it being the deciding factor on whether one gets "accecpted" or not. As always, a good NLN score along with a good GPA is always your best bet.
  5. Visit  Woodenpug profile page
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    It's not about arguing, it's about correcting a common and negative misconception.

    I typed it that way not as sarcasm, just a joke. Obviously poorly received. My apology.
  6. Visit  D51/2NS profile page
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    If it does affect your chances, then it's time to "lawyer up".
  7. Visit  Gatsbygreat profile page
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    Honestly, I don't think it mattered during the admissions process at all (that I know of). I still had to have a certain gpa, pass the hesi with a certain score and so on and so on. But it does make you stand out a bit more in class. Professors will remember me more often and call on me a bit more, too. Besides that, it really doesn't matter. We'll see if it changes during clinicals.
  8. Visit  Kiwiguy profile page
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    My understanding is that there is a certain standard you have to meet before my school even considers people. Then you have to understand that [for some reason i cannot understand] not many males consider Nursing to be a career they want to get into so the enrollment rate of guys is very much overshadowed by the amount of girls.
  9. Visit  Thujone profile page
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    Nope, it will have no effect. Either you meet the criteria to get in or you don't.


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