OHSU's Accelerated BSN program 2012 - page 21

Hi! I live in Portland, OR and want to apply for OHSU's accelerated bachelor's program for nursing, but there isn't a lot of information out there on it. I've browsed their website, but it doesn't... Read More

  1. Visit  smallfry2 profile page
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    Yes, and frustrated like the rest of you. Hang in there guys... there's always next year, albeit not as fast as we'd like things to happen. I also applied for Linfield's normal BSN (didn't have pre-req's done in time for the ABSN), and waitlisted there as well... just playing the waiting game.
  2. Visit  aprilshower.emma profile page
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    hello smallfry2 and fellow ohsu accelerated bsn waitlisters,
    i wanted to share the following email response i received today from ------, ohsu school of nursing office of student affairs. as some of us have predicted...all spaces are full for the oshu absn summer/fall cohorts 2012. this is disappointing yet "we alternates" now have an answer and no longer have to sit in silence wondering:
    [font=sans-serif]hi emma,
    [color=#454545][font=sans-serif]we have admitted people off the waitlist and will continue to do so as spaces become available. people on the waitlist can be admitted anytime between now and orientation for the summer or fall terms.

    [color=#454545]thank you,

    [font=lucida handwriting]------
    manager for the office of student affairs
    ohsu [color=#366388]school of nursing - office student affairs
    [color=#366388]3455 sw us veterans hospital road
    portland, or 97239-2941
    Last edit by dianah on May 23, '12 : Reason: Terms of Service re: posting names
  3. Visit  Andee137 profile page
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    This is what I got - similar to yours:


    Hello Andrea,Thank you for contacting the OHSU School of Nursing.We are in the process of filling the cohort. Even if the classes are filled, things can change up until Orientation. I hope this information is of help.Thank you,Office of AdmissionsOHSU School of NursingLocal: 503-494-7725Toll Free: 866-223-1811proginfo@ohsu.edu
  4. Visit  aprilshower.emma profile page
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    Quote from Andee137
    This is what I got - similar to yours:


    Hello Andrea,Thank you for contacting the OHSU School of Nursing.We are in the process of filling the cohort. Even if the classes are filled, things can change up until Orientation. I hope this information is of help.Thank you,Office of AdmissionsOHSU School of NursingLocal: 503-494-7725Toll Free: 866-223-1811proginfo@ohsu.edu

    Hello Andee,
    Thank you for sharing. I am quite disappointed by the whole process. As well as shocked that certain alternates offered spaces had an overall low GPA and very little work experience compared to others still wait-listed?! I guess its a chance game. I am still hold onto the faint hope that spaces will open for us. Have a great day
  5. Visit  Andee137 profile page
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    I am disappointed as well but I will keep applying until I get in Good luck to you Emma!
  6. Visit  aprilshower.emma profile page
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    Quote from Andee137
    I am disappointed as well but I will keep applying until I get in Good luck to you Emma!
    I too wish you the best of luck! Faith, optimism and perseverance will always prevail in pursuit of one's dreams! :spin: We will become great nurses!
    Andee137 likes this.
  7. Visit  aprilshower.emma profile page
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    Quote from smallfry2
    yes, and frustrated like the rest of you. hang in there guys... there's always next year, albeit not as fast as we'd like things to happen. i also applied for linfield's normal bsn (didn't have pre-req's done in time for the absn), and waitlisted there as well... just playing the waiting game.

    hello smallfry2,
    i too wish you the best of luck! faith, optimism and perseverance will always prevail in pursuit of one's dreams!
    :spin:
    we will become great nurses!
  8. Visit  aprilshower.emma profile page
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    Hello,
    I am at the point of pure desperation...As of today, May 29th: Is there someone, anyone who might have spoken to OHSU Admission Dept to inquire if they will be offering any new/addtional spaces to the current ABSN alternates still on the waitlist? Please help! Thank you
  9. Visit  nurse4ev profile page
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    I know in my acceptance packet as an alternate, we have to reply whether or not we are accepting our spot with an enrollment deposit postmarked by June 4th. I would imagine only after they have received those letters and deposits will the admissions department know about how many additional spots may be open. I hope this helps!
  10. Visit  aprilshower.emma profile page
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    Quote from nurse4ev
    I know in my acceptance packet as an alternate, we have to reply whether or not we are accepting our spot with an enrollment deposit postmarked by June 4th. I would imagine only after they have received those letters and deposits will the admissions department know about how many additional spots may be open. I hope this helps!
    Thank you ever so much for the update! Best wishes
  11. Visit  aprilshower.emma profile page
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    hello,
    i am at the point of pure desperation...as of today, june 1, 2012: is there someone, anyone who might have spoken to ohsu admission dept to inquire if they will be offering any new/addtional spaces to the current absn alternates still on the waitlist? please help! thank you
  12. Visit  garciwarsi profile page
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    Aprilshower.emma - I understand how frustrating and anxious you must be during this entire process when you are on the wait list, but if it is meant to be you will get a call. There is no point in posting every couple of days too see if anyone else has anymore information on what is going on. I would advise you to keep in touch with admissions for updates and check this forum because I'm sure people will post if they hear anything. Lots can happen between now and when the summer and fall cohorts start. Personally, once I got the wait list offer I did not have any expectations about admittance, I moved on with my life and began exploring other options. Then when I got the call I was so surprised and overjoyed. Keep your head up, if it's meant to happen it will.
  13. Visit  optomistic.nurse profile page
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    Hello everyone, I am new to this informative website and have enjoyed reading the various comments blogs. As others on this website, I too was placed on the wait-list for OHSU Accelerated Nursing program. I would love to pick the brains of nursing candidates accepted into the program this year. Unfortunately, I believed that scored very low on the essay component of the admissions process. I would be appreciative of the opportunity to discuss ways of strengthening my essay before reapplying next year.
    Thank you
    Last edit by optomistic.nurse on Jun 2, '12

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