Direct Entry MSN Programs 2013 - page 33

by hopefulnurse24 148,555 Views | 632 Comments

Anyone on here applying to direct entry MSN programs that begin in summer or fall of 2013? I think I have finalized my list of programs to apply to, and I am beginning to get everything together to start applying this... Read More

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    FNP. Do you think everyone gets an interview?
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    Anyone applying nurse anesthesia?
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    I applied to pediatric critical care. I think that they probably interview a lot of their applicants, because so many are qualified, but I really doubt that they ask all applicants to interview. That would be SO many applicants they'd have to talk to!
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    Is anyone else here applying for a joint MSN/MPH degree?
    I'm a bit unclear as to what the applicant pool looks like. I'm not sure if I stand a chance or not.
    Unlike the SoN, Bloomberg School of Public Health wanted GRE scores. I wonder what other criteria they look at.
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    Does anyone know how many clinical hours these programs have? All I know is Duke (well it's an ABSN) has 700 clinical hours. UVA has 1,000. Does anyone know for the other ones?
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    Good question! I actually thought that Duke had a little more than that, so I'm glad to know it's 700 hours.
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    Oh yeah Duke is a bit more than that. I just rounded I think someone on here said it was around 756 or something
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    Does anyone know the advantages and disadvantages of doing the summer entry vs. the fall entry for Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN program. I know that the Fall entry is slower paced and consequently a longer program...but does that result in a big difference in tuition. Initially, I had plans to apply to the summer entry but have been sick for the past two and a half weeks...which has set me back a bit. I'm not sure I'm going to make the deadline for summer-entry and am at the point of just considering fall-entry.

    I don't want to regret anything though if the difference could mean a big jump in tuition. I wish they didn't have to have so many prompts :T sigh!
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    Do the fall session... I remember reading in older posts that a lot of people who did summer eventually had to switch to fall because of how fast paced it was.
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    I'm applying for fall for the same reason hopeful! I hate that there's a word limit for these prompts! I'm having so much trouble with this application! Feel better