I got rejected again

  1. I got my letter from Nassau Community College. I have been turned down 2x now. I will reapply to the department in the Spring. I also applied to the radiology technology department for the fall. I hope either department will take me.
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  2. 15 Comments

  3. by   Irene joy
    I'm so sorry, I know your bummed, butt if this is your dream I know it will eventually happen for you. I would retake a class to better your score, or If you already have top scores, mabey get into a cna class and get some health care experience, if you don't already work in health care. Good luck!
  4. by   PurrRN
    Chin up......sometimes we encounter obstacles in our life that seem so daunting. Stay true to what you want and never give up. In my early twenties I wanted to be a nurse, but let life and people get in my way and sway my descisions. Now here I am 38 and in nursing school because I finally get that only I can bulldoze through tough times and situations. If I'd had this inner strength back then I would already have ten years experience under my belt (hindsight etc, etc). Take stock of your situation. If there is more than one school you can apply to...do it. If not, think about moving to an area that does have more opportunities. If that's not an option....apply again next year, and the next, and the next. Basically never give up. I wish you the best of luck!!
  5. by   heygirl
    If I were you I would contact the nursing department and ask them why your were denied 2x, maybe you could correct the problem before applying for the spring semester. Meanwhile, keep your eyes on your prize.:spin:
  6. by   NaomieRN
    I agree with heygirl, call the school to find out the reason you were rejected before reapplying for the spring semester. Good luck to you
  7. by   nurse2btracy
    This school is pretty secretive about stuff like that. They said they rank according to gpa and mine was too low. I think that it is the C+ in math that is holding me back.
  8. by   Hope2Be
    have you tried to apply to Suffolk Community college (not sure if your willing to commute)
  9. by   Wsmith16
    I've heard good things about Suffolk as well. Try them or maybe go for a private school...
  10. by   randybayrn
    maybe you could retake the math and bring up the grade while waiting it out a semester.
  11. by   hrtnurse
    Please don't give up. Sounds like you have determination!
  12. by   lady_db_programmer
    Quote from nurse2btracy
    This school is pretty secretive about stuff like that. They said they rank according to gpa and mine was too low. I think that it is the C+ in math that is holding me back.
    Probably; a C counted for 2 grade points where I went to college and if you had 12-16 hours of 4.0 and 3 of 2.0, it could drag your GPA down quite a bit.

    See if you can retake the math class and substitute a higher grade for the lower one; if you can't, try taking a couple of other pre-requisites or support courses and making As in them to raise your overall GPA. Two As won't cancel out a C but if you don't have many hours to begin with you might be able to raise your GPA enough to get in the next time.

    The school might not want to give too much away but many schools do have profiles/statistics of their successful applicants. Ask about those.
  13. by   Ebony06
    Quote from nurse2btracy
    This school is pretty secretive about stuff like that. They said they rank according to gpa and mine was too low. I think that it is the C+ in math that is holding me back.


    It's probably is the Math!
    Take the math over.
    Your GPA has to be over 3.5 overall to be considered for nursing, although a friend of mines was accepted into the R.N program with a 3.41 gpa.
    My GPA is 3.42 with the spanish and 3.51 without the spanish.
    I was accepted into the Respiratory Therapy program.
    I would take the Math over.
    Even with Respiratory Therapy, you have to have a B or better in math.
    Last edit by Ebony06 on Apr 5, '07
  14. by   justme1972
    Then take the Math again...if the nursing department won't give you the stats...then talk to the Dean.

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