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  1. Drexel Ace Fall 2014
    I can assure you that your age will not be a problem. There are currently a few people older than you in the program with me.
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  2. Are you required to get a flu shot in the nursing program?
    I agree with moonchild about starting vaccines now. I have some people who were supposed to start this past spring but had to defer to fall because of vaccinations. But, we are required to get the...
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Drexel Ace Fall 2014
    Don't worry about them choosing based on where you live. I'm in the spring 2013 class and we have a TON of people from California and other areas all over the country.
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  4. Drexel ACE Spring 2014
    I'm currently in N300 and find it difficult because it is so much material as well as the way the questions are worded. We had what they said were NCLEX style in other classes, but these are...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  5. Clinicals and religious observances?
    I don't mean to be critical, but from your post it sounds like you are confusing Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, which is the fast day. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year, not the day of atonement. I...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. How do you (or did) study for HESI specialty exams?
    I've only taken the Fundamentals HESI so far, but I did well on it, so I will offer what I found worked for me as well as many friends. The best thing to do is make sure you are prepared for your...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  7. Med Math...
    My program doesn't have a med math course, but we go review in two courses during our first quarter. Every quarter we have a math test on the first day of class that must be passed with at 90 in...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Drexel ACE Spring 2014
    There are a total of about 130 of us. In Q1 we were split into 2 sections but they split us into 3 sections for Q2 for some reason, which sucks because these people quickly become your family. ...
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. Drexel ACE Spring 2014
    We started clinical but only had 3 days on the floor, as we aren't able to do much yet. The only patient care we did was take vitals, bathe patients, and practice assessments. I was fortunate that I...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. Drexel ACE Spring 2014
    My first quarter went really well. I got a 3.65, which I was very happy with. I did get a little burned out toward the end of midterms but quickly got back on track after taking the weekend after...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. Drexel ACE Spring 2014
    jl, The ACE program doesn't follow the accelerated calendar. It is the regular quarterly calendar. I started on April 1 and it does look like March 31 will be the first day of class for you.
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  12. Drexel ACE Spring 2014
    Yankee, I would definitely contact admissions to find out if they are missing anything from your application. I started this spring and was wondering why it had been taking a while to hear back....
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  13. ABSN programs in Philadelphia area?
    I am currently going to Drexel University in their Accelerated BSN program. It is an 11-month program in Philadelphia.
    May 25, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  14. Drexel Nursing ACE Program Fall 2013
    Our classes are mostly about 70 students, the exceptions being one lecture and our labs. The facilities are pretty nice. Classes are held at the Center City Hahnemann campus. All of your classes will...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. Drexel Nursing ACE Program Fall 2013
    The credits for Drexel are different than most colleges because they have 10-credit quarters instead of typical semesters. The conversion according to their website is 1 semester credit is equal to...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  16. Drexel ACE books
    I just purchased my book package because I start next month. Our email about the books said it included a print version of "Calculate with Confidence". Are they still including the print version or...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  17. Looking for a BRIGHT desk lamp / lamp to cover my entire desk space
    Try Ott Lights that are sold at craft stores, just make sure to get a coupon off the store's website as they are expensive
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. patho..
    Can you send it my way as well?
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. patho..
    Can you send me a copy as well please?
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. flu shots
    I would suggest calling the nursing department at your school and discuss it with them
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Stomach growling?  Are you hungry?
    Irish, I hear ya on that one! It's the worst when I'm having a flair and trying to make it through classes.
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  22. Accepted into Drexel's ACE 2013 Program in PA; few questions for anyone else accepted
    I'm also starting the ACE program in Spring 2013. I know that we can start applying for loans now that we are less than 6 months from starting the program. I'm living at home through the program but...
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  23. What does this mean (credit) - confused??
    I'm not sure what that means, but I'm thinking the other courses are higher level than that one. The only way to know for sure whether you have to take it is contact the nursing program and ask.
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Never live with a fellow student!
    JBudd, I used the wrong word by saying misinformation. I would give more like the bare minimum and make sure to give No details and sometimes just sort of turn what was being asked into a statement...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Never live with a fellow student!
    I know you're here to vent, but I had someone like that in my first degree. I began doing my homework in the library and with other classmates. When my roommate asked for my work, I began...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student