BS in Psychology Minor in Biology, looking to apply to Nursing Schools | allnurses

BS in Psychology Minor in Biology, looking to apply to Nursing Schools

  1. 0 Hello All !

    This is my first post here, I will be graduating from Rutgers University (in New Brunswick) with a Major in Psychology and a Minor in Biology this May. I always knew I wanted to do something in the health care field but after I took Organic Chemistry my plans changed! I am now looking to apply to nursing schools for after graduation. I know Rutgers has a program, however my GPA is only a 2.7. Are there any community colleges around the area that I can apply to? I don't know where to start! Any help would be deeply appreciated!!!!
  2. Visit  rutgersgrad10 profile page

    About rutgersgrad10

    27 Years Old; Joined May '09; Posts: 7.

    4 Comments so far...

  3. Visit  jtwong42 profile page
    0
    I am in a similar boat as you!
    I'll be graduating from Rutgers this coming spring with a Psychology degree. I'm still not sure if I want to try to apply to an accelerated nursing program or a diploma/associate program.

    I know Middlesex Community College has a nursing program.
  4. Visit  agldragonRN profile page
    0
    why not go straight for the accelerated bsn program? you will be finished in the same amount of time with a bachelor's instead of associate.
  5. Visit  curiosity123 profile page
    0
    You could be a candidate for an accelerated BSN if you get very high grades in the prereq courses. Also, getting some experience in a clinical setting even as a volunteer can make your application stronger.
  6. Visit  LoriNJ profile page
    0
    It might also help that you went to Rutgers. They know that those courses will carry over and I know some schools try to "take care of their own".

    Can't hurt to apply! Good luck


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and find your dream job.

Visit Our Sponsors
Top
close
close