I've been an avid reader of this site for awhile but I finally joined.
I was wondering if anyone could help me with some questions I have?
I'm from South Eastern, Ma, about an hour south of Boston.
I work full time 830-5 pm Monday through Friday. I support myself and do not have the option to quit my job to go to nursing school.
I have looked at a few community colleges that offer evening nursing programs
, such as Quinsigamond, Massasoit, Mass Bay ect.
My concern is from what I've read in previous posts, these evening programs and their classes start before 5 pm. Are there evening programs that start later? I know for some schools they allow weekend clinicals, but even evening clinicals start at 3 pm.
All the colleges near me are also at least a 40 minute drive a way. So if I were to leave right after work at 5, I wouldn't be able to get there until 6 at the earliest.
I'm not really sure what to do. I attend Bristol Community College at the moment but I don't believe I can attend their hybrid nursing program because when the class does meet I think they meet on a week day, which I cannot do because of work. I am waiting to hear back from the BCC nursing program contact about the hybrid program.
I'm more than committed to put in the work because nursing is all I can think about. My major obstacle is finding a school with class times I'm able to make it to.
Does anyone have an advice or tips?
Thank you and I appreciate your feedback,