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  1. Am I making the right decision?!!
    Do the PN-BSN program definitely.
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. National trend...hiring only BSN's?
    So I realized my answer may have been confusing lol go back to school, get your BSN, work as a BSN nurse for a year or 2, then hit the road as a travel nurse for a few years. Then if you decide you...
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. National trend...hiring only BSN's?
    Yep this is happening all over. My advice...go back to school & get your BSN in the next couple of years, so you'll be ahead of the curve, then work toward getting your MSN soon after that.
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. Are online RN to BSN/MSN Programs Legitimate/Respected?  Which to choose???
    Look into WGUs RN-BSN program you might like it...you can go at your own pace, I've read on various nursing boards about people who have finished it in 8 months-a year (they werent working or cut...
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Should I retake Biology?
    If you have a B leave it be ;) IMO, C or lower grade in science prereqs, I think constitute retaking the class because you really want your GPA at a 3.0 or higher.
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. nursing program with 2 little ones. realistic?
    You can do it, all it takes is supreme dedication, motivation, a helluva lot of hard work and a strong support system-having the babysitter situation well covered is very important to your success.
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Anyone attend Western Governor's University RN Pre-Licensure Program?
    I live in LA area too and will be applying to WGU! I'd say go with WGU, it will give you the time/scheduling flexibility that you seek. Plus, in the LA area the nursing job market seems to be phasing...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  8. How old were you when starting prereqs and did it discourage you?
    I've been interested in nursing since I was a little girl but I also LOVED Journalism, so when I got into college, I choose to major in Journalism. I got my degree, then spent the last 11 years...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. General Eds... pre-nursing student... am I crazy?!
    Stay organized! And be strict w/yourself...stay on track. Make sure you have designated days &/or nights where a friend or family member will watch the kids, so you can study--a strong support system...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Nursing Scholorship?
    Yeah I am still paying off loans on my first degree, I DON'T want to get loans again. So it looks like I will be paying cash or making payments. Sigh.
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Last Year of Pre-req's!!!!
    I've been told many times by family & friends who are already nurses that getting a book in advance of starting your sciences & getting familiar with the terminology & basic principles helps tons....
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. How I Chose Nursing
    Thanks for sharing that, it was a very touching story. Good luck to you with your nursing career!
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. 2nd Degree issues
    I am in the same boat. Also I live in Los Angeles as well. In fact, I just posted something asking if anyone knows of any scholarships or grants out there for 2nd degree folks trying to get into...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Ready for a career change...
    I think in your case since time and the fact that you have to keep working full-time while going to nursing school is a factor, I think doing an evening LVN program now and then doing an LVN-RN...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Help me please :(
    I concur with all the others definitely go straight for your BSN. Life happened to me--marriage, kids, other job and now I'm 41 and JUST getting prepped to start taking my prereqs for BSN. I'll be 44...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Nursing Scholorship?
    I already have a BA in another field, so I don't qualify for pell or any other grants and still owe on student loans from the previous degree, so I am looking for other realms to pay for all or help...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. I have a BS Psychology 12 yrs ago & Want to ba a Nurse- Help!
    ADN nursing programs are mostly offered at community colleges and take about 2 years to complete. BSN programs are usually at state colleges and private nursing school institutions and take 3-4 years...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Southern California Aesthetics RN
    I live in LA and I'm interested too since PS is really prevalent in LA. I have a friend who is a new grad RN who just got hired at a plastic surgeons office. She said that a handful of places just...
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  19. How Many Schools Did You Apply For?
    I'm planning on applying to two. I think the odds are best picking 2-3 schools to apply to.
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I don't like being a nurse..Please help
    I agree with the others...I dont think its nursing you have a problem with, its your job/unit you are working on. See about transferring to another unit or a change in what shift you work may help too
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Pre Nursing Jobs
    I am a pre nursing student, currently getting ready to start taking my prereqs within the next couple of months. I am currently unemployed and it hit me the other day that it might be beneficial to...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Admission denied to Mount Saint Marys ADN 2013 Spring
    Hi! Just reapply! Get that GPA to a 3.0 or better and take that English class. I too am in the LA area and have been going around in circles with nursing schools and I'm just blown away by how much...
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Feeling Silly
    You are young, so time is in your favor. Retake those nursing prereq classes to raise your GPA & then start applying to nursing schools.
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. School at Work and Prereqs
    Why not do both? No harm if the program is free AND it pays you. I think the fact that you went through the program at your place of employment AND took the prereqs at CC, would be brownie points on...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. A&P 5 week course- advice
    I havent done an accelerated course yet but I have a friend who just applied to BSN school who did. She brought e-z anatomy & physiology & started learning the terminology & basic principles a couple...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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