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This is a discussion on How Many Transcripts Do You Have To Request? in Pre-Nursing Student, part of Nursing Student ... I noticed someone on another thread mentioning the number of transcripts they have to request when...by Paco-RN Apr 10, '10I noticed someone on another thread mentioning the number of transcripts they have to request when they apply to schools, so I was curious to know how many other people on here have to request. What is YOUR number and how much do you end up shelling out?
MY NUMBER: 6 ... ...
One from the college where I earned a BA ($10)
One from another college where I took courses during summers as an undergrad and are on my BA transcript anyway ($7)
One from the university where I earned my grad degree (FREE)
One from a college where I took a non-credit course and that's it, ever (don't know if I need to send this but FREE anyway)
One from a college I took certain prereqs, before moving to my present state ($3)
One from my current college where I will finish up prereqs ($5)
Total = $25 (not including postage to mail each of these requests out)
Frustration when this process repeats for each school (PRICELESS)
Needless to say, I try to whittle down my application choices as much as possible, because in all likelihood (with perhaps one exception) my nursing school will become transcript #7, oh joy!
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- Apr 11, '10 by CorianderI always order two from each college. The reason? The university I attend now managed to lose one of my transcripts on its way to the nursing school, but I had a backup at home.
- Apr 11, '10 by dandk1997RNI had to request them from four colleges times 5 colleges I was applying to. Super fun! Then I had to contact Syracuse U again because they never sent out any of them. Apparently their fax number for transcripts isn't working well, but heck, why bother posting that on the transcript instructions? I am SO glad to not have to deal with that too much more. I am starting my program in the fall, and only need to supply them with my transcripts for classes I am taking now or will take over the summer, which will be from two different state schools.
- Apr 12, '10 by LuckyinKYI had to request 4 counting my high school transcript required by the school I applied to. 5 if you count my official SAT scores too ($35). Even though I have a BS, they still needed my official high school transcript and SAT scores. My SAT scores are clearly on my undergraduate transcript, but not good enough. I think counting the SAT scores, I spent $70 or so on transcripts for one school and $35 or so for my second choice school.
- Apr 12, '10 by Anne36So far only my high school transcripts for free~
This is cool, I guess I do have some advantage over people with a degree, all my education is at 1 college so far and that will probably never change.