Hi, I am a pre-ABSN student who's taking some pre-reqs right now at cc. I am thinking about applying for ABSN programs starting from next fall 2013 so I can start school around mid 2014 (hopefully!).
I will be taking Physiology, Chemistry, Lifespan Psych in the spring and Microbiology, Sociology, and Statistics in the fall. I screwed up in my undergrad and have 2.5 GPA. I am currently volunteering at direct patient care program at the hospital and I am loving it! And this is where I am at so far...
My question is that what should I do to make my application more competitive? I thought about taking [FONT=arial, sans-serif]Phlebotomy course right before my spring classes. Would phlebotomy experiences help me to back up my bad gpa? I need to start working to support myself while I am in school, is there any good pre-nursing jobs that I can have before/while I am applying for nursing schools? Am I pushing it too hard to take Phlebotomy course with my spring courses?