Summer Entry 2013 Accelerated BSN/MSN Johns Hopkins - page 9

by nautica193

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Hi everyone, How many of you have applied for the 2013 Accelerated BSN/MSN program at JHU SON? I applied early decision and completed my phone interview on the 26th. They said they will start making decisions calls around... Read More


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    They said it didn't matter if you do a phone interview or in person. It would have been such a hassle to go there in this cold weather and it didn't matter to me if i get in at penn or jhu...so I wanted to do the same for both schools. I live in the east coast tho but just hate traveling in cold.
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    @ Fingers cross'd- I also applied regular decision and had my interview roughly 8 weeks ago.. the admissions officer said I would be notified within 6-weeks. But then I called her after 6-weeks and then she said dec 15..I dont want to hassle her again but I want to know already!!! this waiting game is terrible..
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    SFpnponc I know, me too!! I am getting so antsy, haha! I called on Friday and they implied we would know within the next two weeks. Decisions can't come soon enough!
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    That is VERY exciting for you guys! I applied for fall, had my interview about 7 weeks ago, and I'm honestly not sure when I will know if I got in or not. I haven't gotten the same answer from ANYONE yet! Ahh! I'm nervous but excited as well!
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    @hopefulnurse, just curious but why fall and not summer??
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    Well, first and foremost, I am graduating in May so a break would be nice, not to mention I'm still going to be paying rent on my apartment through July! But also, I've read on here in past years threads that most people who start in the summer have to drop back and do the fall cohort's curriculum because it is too much... so I figured fall would just be better anyways.
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    Oh yeah I completely get that; a break between undergrad and grad is a good idea. My break has been over 2 years now so I'm anxious to get back to school
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    Damn..when you say 'most people hold back' that's a big statement. I hope there's a reason they have the summer entry running cause people are finishing off in time. Plus I would say most people are not even on this website telling if they got accepted. It's just a bunch who have a hard time with the program and I won't be surprised if there are a few in every year's class that hold back. But I wouldn't say most. It is accelerated either way..either you handle the pressure or not. Sorry I am not trying to argue or anything but I think it isn't true. You actually scared me as it sounded like out of 100 students 70 of them hold back lol. But I hope we all will get through since it's a huge commitment.
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    If you look on past years threads, it has been stated that most of the summer students do fall back to the fall term. I'm just stating what many of us have already read - the summer term is very challenging and it's a lot to handle. But they aren't "held back", they just lessen their load of classes and graduate a little later.
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    did everyone get the email about the online chat on wednesday 12/19..I might ask about the regular decision announcements but i dont want to be too pushy..so ill probably just read over the chat..


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