I plan to enter a nursing program
next year after I finish all of my pre-reqs. I am looking at the different programs (ABSN, Masters entry, 2 year BSN, ect...) and I honestly have no idea which programs I would be a competitive applicant for. I don't want to apply to all top schools, just to find out after the fact that I had no shot, nor do I want to apply for associate degrees in nursing, when I could have been admitted to a BSN degree.
A little about me: 2011 college graduate. Joined Teach for America after college and have been teaching high school chemistry and human anatomy in an under-served urban area. I have my CNA, and have 500+ hours of patient interaction. I graduated with a degree in Biochemistry from a top liberal arts college. My GPA was a 3.07, but my prereq GPA is 3.5. My ACT is a 29, and my GRE scores are in the low 60 percentile.
I have a lot of volunteer experience in the community, and good recs. I'm also male, if it makes a difference. Do I have a chance at a ABSN program or Masters entry program, or should I focus my efforts on ADN or traditional BSN degrees? Thanks for any guidance you can provide!