Duke University ABSN Fall 2013 - page 8

by hopefulnurse24

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Hey everyone! I submitted my application to Duke University's ABSN program for fall 2013 a few weeks ago, so I wanted to get some conversation started! Is anyone else applying?!... Read More


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    No kelsey, I don't think there are any merit scholarships. There is a loan repayment option if you work for Duke Hospital for 3 years though!!!
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    Kelsey, they do offer 100% tuition + room and board to one student for each nursing program: http://nursing.duke.edu/financial-ai...n-scholarships. Perhaps you saw that one. But, wow, wouldn't that be nice!
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    Oh my gosh - thanks so much! I hadn't heard about the loan repayment option but that sounds really great and I will definitely look into it! Do you know if that's something that you need to apply to? 100% tuition would be a dream come true haha..I'm just starting to get nervous about paying for Duke if I am accepted! I worked this past year but won't be working next year and im pretty sure the FAFSA doesn't take that into account : /
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    It doesn't look like there's an application process, but that surprises me. I totally understand about the financial aid thing...our salary for last year wouldn't apply when we're unemployed students. I buy a Megamillions ticket every week. Ha ha.
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    It sounds like they pick you. I've never really looked into that scholarship, but I think the chances of me getting it are pretty slim haha! I did see that they have small need-based scholarships offered to students based on their financial need though... it says it could be up to $9000 towards tuition, and that you would be award 25% of the award each semester. So the amount varies!
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    Also.... I'm starting to panic. I've been obsessively calculating and recalculating my GPA over and over again, and looking over my resume and essays. I'm a mess! I can't believe we have to wait 3 more days! Do you guys think they'll email us at the end of the day or in the morning? I'm not sure what they've typically done in the past...
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    I hope they let us know about interviews early on the 30th. This is the only other school that I'm really excited to hear back from that I haven't yet! Did you guys apply to other programs?
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    I applied to Johns Hopkins, Marquette, UPenn, and NYU besides Duke. I'm still waiting to hear from every school I've applied to. How about you?
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    I applied to JHU, UPENN, Duke, Simmons, and MGH. My top two are MGH and Duke and I was already accepted to MGH so I'm just waiting to hear from Duke! Unfortunately, I think it will come down to cost if there's a significant difference.
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    Have you interviewed at JHU or Penn yet? Congratulations on MGH!


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