2015 WCCCD Nursing Students Hopefuls

  1. Hey Future RN's!! :-)

    I'll be applying to the program next spring. I must say I can't wait. I have 2 prereqs left to take (A&P II and Microbiology) and also need to take the HESI...

    I know these two classes are tough, however, I'm considering taking both this Summer and HESI in the fall or winter. Has anyone taken these two together?

    Thank you for any feedback ;-)
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  2. 16 Comments

  3. by   RNsRWe
    Welcome to AN! I'm sure you will get lots of feedback concerning programs, but I wanted to offer this bit of advice: please, PLEASE change your avatar. People have often been faced with disciplinary measures (up to and including termination from school programs and employment) because of remarks placed on message boards such as this. Details such as where you go to school, what your pre-nursing occupation is, etc can be fodder for a nut to find you, too. It is STRONGLY suggested that you keep your face and name, etc as anonymous as possible....you just never know when a co-worker, teacher, nurse manager, or whatever will find something objectionable enough in something you've posted to take it up the chain of command....and leave you very unhappy.

    That said, I wish you the best in your pursuit of a nursing degree
  4. by   AnGB
    Okay, Thank you! :-)
  5. by   RNsRWe
    And I love your new avatar
  6. by   AnGB
    Well thank you, lol. ;-)
  7. by   RN_ra812
    I took Micro and A & P II in the same semester and got an A in both, however, I do caution you that it is a lot of work and do not recommend it if you do not have ample time to dedicate to both classes, as it is very important to receive an A in those classes in order to get into the nursing program. It is doable though
  8. by   AnGB
    Thank you! Your feedback is greatly appreciated :-)
  9. by   RN_ra812
    You're welcome and good luck, let me know if you have any other questions
  10. by   AnGB
    RN_ra812, Congrats on getting accepted into the program!! I'm so happy for you! Can't wait for my turn...in August I'll be start my last two prereqs!
  11. by   Kellywcccd2015
    What was your gPA? I'm nervous I have a 3.5 I'm afraid that it is to low
  12. by   RN_ra812
    I had a 4.0 when I applied, but you minght be ok with a 3.5. they base your acceptance on a 100 pt system. You can get extra points by having a job in the healthcare field or by taking all of your pre reqs at WCCCD. It's competitive and every point counts do as much as you can to earn extra points
  13. by   Devan91
    Hello, I'm reading your post when you took the hesi test @ wcccd was there acalculator to use on the screen for the math portion
  14. by   AnGB
    Hey everyone! I haven't been on in awhile, just touching bases...I took the HESI and failed. I was discouraged and no longer motivated. I'm having my momentum back and plan to re take it in April or May.

    How are you guys?!

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