Villanova BSN Express

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    Is there anyone who is applying for admission for May 2009? Is anyone currently attending the program?

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    Hi! I have applied to the Villanova BSNexpress program. I can't wait to hear back! When did you apply? What was your GPA if you don't mind me asking? I'm just so nervous about getting in...
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    Please forgive my snarky comment. I know you are enthusiastic about school, and I sincerely wish you well.

    But what kind of name is BSN Express? It sounds like something you would pick up in the drive-thru lane of McDonald's, not a professional degree.

    I hate it when nursing programs use cutesy titles.
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    Hi Ang99,

    I just recently applied this month. I have 2 GPA's my BA is 3.5, and my prerequisites GPA is 3.6. Were you contacted at all by the school via letter, email or anything pertaining to an interview?
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    I applied I believe in late march and I was contacted by email for an interview about 3 weeks later. I know the time for them to make a decision is quickly approaching, so I can't stop thinking about it! lol I just graduated in May from Temple University and VU is my first we shall see what happens. )
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    I just got contacted for an interview. How did yours go? what kind of questions did they ask? Did you see the new nursing building? I cant find many opinions on the school but I like what I saw online. Did you get a gut feeling of good or bad after you left the interview. Its my second choice at this point I just want an acceptance letter from someone to ease my nerves. What was your GPA? Did you finish all the prereq's? Its a nice campus I did go check it out but didnt walk around. You'll be ok just hang in there. Did you look at Drexels Program? why not stay and do Temples Program?
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    My interview went well. I felt like they just wanted to get to know me- you know- see what I'm all about. Everyone was super nice and very genuine. I love the campus and I have friends who've attended for undergrad and they loved it. I graduated with a BS in Biology and I have a 3.08. I thought about applying to Temple's program, but I spoke to the admissions coord. and she said they have an avg of ~120 applicants a year but choose a class of 10. I didn't want to invest my time in such a long shot. As for Drexel, I heard some pretty bad things about their program, and so I am super focused on Villanova. Hopefully things work out. I am an honest believer in fate. I have a great job now, but ultimately, I would love to be more involved in the medical field. If you dont mind me asking, are you changing careers or are you an RN trying to get your BSN?
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    I am a criminal justice major that decided to be a nurse instead of a cop. Still helping people but in a different way. I heard Drexel was pretty bad I applied for the hell of it but I really want UMDNJ, then Villanova. I am from south jersey area so UMDNJ is better for me. Yea temple would be a waste of time atleast with Villanova you feel you have a better chance, how many do Villanova let in I forgot all these programs are starting to mesh together for me. Good gpa I am sure you will do fine there. I just wish they told you decisions on the spot after the interview the waiting is killing me.
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    Oh man--The wait is horrible! ) But I appreciate your feedback. I think Villanova lets in about 80 or so for May 09. I heard UMDNJ has an awesome program. I wish you the best of luck! Let me know how you're interview goes! I'm sure you'll do great!
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    Did you hear back from Drexel yet? When did you apply?

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