What made you decide to go for ASN or BSN?
- 0Jun 15, '13 by illusion9376Lately I've been contemplating what would make the most sense. I have all but 3 of my ASN pre reqs satisfied, and I'm not sure how many BSN. But I was set on getting my ASN then doing the bridge program - now I'm not too sure.
I'm currently taking chem, will be taking ap 1&2 in fall, as well as retaking political science, then microbiology and sociology in the spring. Ive thought about just going straight through. I do have two kids, not employed, and I'm just not sure lately.
What made you decide? Or more so helped you decide?
- 2Jun 15, '13 by SquishyRN, ADN, RNFaster. Cheaper. I'll be working as an RN already while I get my BSN. I already work as an LVN so I'm not concerned about not finding a job as an ADN new grad. My work is aware I'm just waiting to take NCLEX and are holding an RN position for me.
- 0Jun 15, '13 by Jess6Luck of the draw. BSN required o-chem, ASN didn't, so I was able to start applying to ASN programs a semester earlier, and I got into one of them.
I'm glad it worked out that way. I got into an excellent, accelerated program, and my family really needed me working, so faster was ideal.
- 0Jun 16, '13 by steelydanQuote from Jill2ShayThis is exactly what I want to do. Plus I can apply to the ADN school and if I miss the cut I'll be working on my credits to get accepted into a BSN school. My #1 goal is to get into the ADN school, though.Time. I can get an ADN in 2 years and then a BSN in one calendar year all online.
- 1Jun 16, '13 by ant2coryI'm getting my BSN. I had applied to the ASN program but the wait was 2 years long and bc it was full time during the day I knew I couldn't work. As a single mom who owns a house I knew it would be very costly to live off loans for 2 yeas. I had so many prerequs (long story) that I decided to apply to the BSN program. Long story short, I will have my BSN sooner than I would have had my ASN. And because it is an evening and weekend program I can work the whole time making it less expensive even though I am paying uneversity fees.
- 0Jun 16, '13 by zoe92I switched from a BA to nursing after one year in college so getting my ADN or BSN would take the same amount of time since most of my general classes were completed. My parents help financially any ways, which I know is not an option for everyone. But also where I live there are mostly jobs for BSNs not ADNs.