Beth Israel 2012/2013 Applicants NYC - page 5

Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone was applying to Beth Israel this fall or next Jan? Has anyone had an interview yet? I have an interview with them next Thursday and was wondering if someone could give me an idea of how... Read More

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    Nylady07 and Breukeln....thanks for the feedback.

    I see that taking the pre-reqs at a community college might be the wiser choice and that some people are still in the midst of taking those prereqs when they submit their application.

    But my main concern was that let's say I take the classes this Summer/Fall...When I apply in Feb 2013 there's still a chance(for whatever reason) that I still might not get accepted, right? Meaning I will have "wasted" my time and money on taking the pre-req classes.

    I realize that this might be the gamble I need to make, but I justt want to be sure that I'm seeing this clearly.

    Also, there seems to be about 7 pre-reqs needed, I gather I can try to take them this Fall and Spring, but must community college deadlines for Fall application has already passed....any advice!!!

    I really want to have all lined up so i can submit my application by March 2013. Am I already too behind?

    Thanks,
    Alan

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    Quote from Respol
    Nylady07 and Breukeln....thanks for the feedback.

    I see that taking the pre-reqs at a community college might be the wiser choice and that some people are still in the midst of taking those prereqs when they submit their application.

    But my main concern was that let's say I take the classes this Summer/Fall...When I apply in Feb 2013 there's still a chance(for whatever reason) that I still might not get accepted, right? Meaning I will have "wasted" my time and money on taking the pre-req classes.

    I realize that this might be the gamble I need to make, but I justt want to be sure that I'm seeing this clearly.

    Also, there seems to be about 7 pre-reqs needed, I gather I can try to take them this Fall and Spring, but must community college deadlines for Fall application has already passed....any advice!!!

    I really want to have all lined up so i can submit my application by March 2013. Am I already too behind?

    Thanks,
    Alan
    Hi Alan
    Whenever you submit an application for school, you do run the risk of getting rejected. That's just the fact of the matter. I would recommend volunteer work at a hospital or in a clinical setting in order to increase your chances of getting in. I submitted my resume in addition to the other documents necessary.
    There are quite a bit of prereqs to do and it might take you a little bit longer than a year to do them all at the same time. So I guess it might be too late but you never know
    Make sure you get As or B+ at the minimum for Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology I & II, and Chemistry. They look at that very carefully. For all of the other prereqs, Bs are fine.
    I'm not sure when the deadlines for the community colleges are, but I would recommend just giving them a call and go from there. I would also check with the colleges to see if you are able to realistically finish all of the prereqs within the one year frame. Additionally, since you will more than likely be considered a non-degree student, you might have a hard time registering into the classes that you want. So I would take that into consideration as well when you make the phone calls. The schools should be able to answer your questions about that.
    If you have any other questions, let me know.
    I hope this helps and good luck
    Breukelen
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    Breuklen,

    Very helpful input, thanks!
    Yes, I would be enrolling as a non-degree student being that I already have a BA.

    I've been out of the education system for so long that I had this naive perception that I would just walk up to any community college and say, "I want to pay for these classes and start tomorrow, thank you."

    The madness at Baruch's registration and bursar's office is now coming back to me!

    In any case, I was naive thinking that I could take all of those classes this Fall/Spring and have most of them done by March 2013, guess that's a long shot.

    I just learned that CUNY's Fall registration deadline was this past Feb, and now looking into late registration.

    Thanks again.
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    Quote from Respol
    Breuklen,

    Very helpful input, thanks!
    Yes, I would be enrolling as a non-degree student being that I already have a BA.

    I've been out of the education system for so long that I had this naive perception that I would just walk up to any community college and say, "I want to pay for these classes and start tomorrow, thank you."

    The madness at Baruch's registration and bursar's office is now coming back to me!

    In any case, I was naive thinking that I could take all of those classes this Fall/Spring and have most of them done by March 2013, guess that's a long shot.

    I just learned that CUNY's Fall registration deadline was this past Feb, and now looking into late registration.

    Thanks again.
    I'm currently at Hunter College and they haven't registered for Fall 2012 yet. So there is still time. Just call them up and see if it's too late. Another school where you can take most of these courses would be at BMCC or LAGCC.
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    Hi Everyone,
    I applied to PBI and am really worry like all of you. I applied at the end of Dec my composite score was 119 which is 81% and my Gpa is not that great. I do have a lot of working experience and volunteering. I hope my recommendations and essay they like. What do you think are my chances of getting in.
    Thank you
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    My high school grades aren't that bad like 86 and College is 2.76 which is pretty bad. I already attended a nursing program but really wanna transfer to PBI. It seems like everyone here are in good academic standing. I feel my chances are pretty bad.
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    I just got an interview scheduled! Yippeee! I've been waiting anxiously because I got into Cochran and need to turn in my deposit, but Beth Israel is my first choice for a few reasons. How likely is it that getting called for an interview means you'll be accepted? I got a 147 composite on the NLN exam and think my recommendation letters and essay were strong, BUT I messed up my pre-req GPA with a C+ in Microbiology (summer school was a mistake), have only some recent volunteer work as experience, and my undergrad degree from another field was crappy 2.71 GPA. So I'm nervous about this interview since I think I'm probably on the borderline for what they want.
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    Don't worry about it K8aline, once you have an interview, you pretty much in. (The interviewer will tell you the same thing). The interview is pretty laid back so dont be nervous. Re-read your essay because they will refer back to it. I believe the interview is basically to see if you would have any scheduling issues when attending and to get a feel of you as person so just be yourself..

    Congratulations!!!

    Which track are you planning on entering? Trad, atop or evening?
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    Thanks nylady07! That's good to hear! I will take your advice for sure. I applied to the Traditional track figuring it might be less competitive than the ATOP.
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    Great.. I chose the traditional track too... hopefully I get to meet you in the fall!!


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