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  1. vent about other nurses attitudes
    I deleted my post. I don't want to argue with anyone. I found the post to be rather insulting but that is neither here nor there--I am a RN and I passed the boards like every other RN out there. EC...
    Jan 27, '12
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  2. Where on line can I get ALL the pre-req's I need for Excelsior??
    Hey Nervous 1, how did you like English 2 and Stats through Straighterline? I am going to use them for the pre-reqs for the BSN program and I was just wondering if you liked the format. Thanks !!! :-)
    Jan 27, '12
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  3. vent about other nurses attitudes
    Changed mind. Not defending. Proud to be an Excelsior RN and would be proud to have one taking care of me !!!!! :-)
    Jan 27, '12
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  4. Help!!!CPNE scheduled in Utica 2/24/12!
    Boston nurse, you pick a region (in your case you are going to the NPAC) and you can select one, some or all of the sites in the area. The NY sites are now two in Albany, and then Syracuse, Utica,...
    Jan 26, '12
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  5. cpne is scheduled for march :-)
    So excited for you Tasha !!!! Good luck girl, very proud of you !! Are you going to Grady ?
    Jan 26, '12
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  6. Excelsior Journals
    Can you send me a private message on here? I am always happy to talk to someone coming up on the CPNE. It was an experience I will remember for the rest of my days, that's for sure, but it had a very...
    Jan 26, '12
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  7. Excelsior Journals
    I never did post mine on the Excelsior website because I included a ton of details and even the names of my examiners, and I wasn't sure how that would fly with them (even though there was nothing...
    Jan 25, '12
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  8. All who tested in Albany, where did you stay?
    I stayed at the EC recommended hotel the Genessee Grande. It's like a $400 a night hotel but with the Excelsior discount it ended up being $109 per night, it was beautiful. It was within walking...
    Jan 22, '12
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  9. All who tested in Albany, where did you stay?
    Idk about Albany, but Syracuse is amazing. I have nothing but nice things to say. I can send you a copy of my CPNE journal if you like. I passed there back in September, along with a group of 8 other...
    Jan 21, '12
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  10. Lpn to rn should i do excelsior??? Please help
    I am also in Florida but I am on the eastern coast... about 50ish miles north of West Palm Beach :-)
    Jan 21, '12
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  11. FCCA..How did you prepare?
    Guys in retrospect, if you look over the Taylor's Fundamentals books that EC recommends for the H&S exam, you might see some very familiar things... ie every single critical element for the CPNE. The...
    Jan 18, '12
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  12. Do you really need a workshop to pass CPNE?
    Yep it's just one exam for 6 credits. It's pretty much a fancy literacy test. I didn't study for it. I think Loops used the REA book when she took it though. You can check on the College Board...
    Jan 18, '12
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  13. Do you really need a workshop to pass CPNE?
    If you need Humanities take the Analyzing & Interpreting Literature CLEP. Easy easy 6 credits and it's only one exam, so you'd just have to do two exams. I used the REA book for Sociology and passed,...
    Jan 18, '12
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  14. Do you really need a workshop to pass CPNE?
    I tested in Syracuse, NY at Upstate University Hospital. I would recommend it to anyone, had an amazing weekend there, the CA was just wonderful and all my CE's were great too. You can do it this...
    Jan 17, '12
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  15. Lpn to rn should i do excelsior??? Please help
    studying for tests wasn't bad once i got into the swing of it. the first one i took i passed after a month, and then i got addicted and started testing every two weeks. not saying i recommend doing...
    Jan 17, '12
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  16. Lpn to rn should i do excelsior??? Please help
    Reebok where in Florida are you?? I'm in Florida too. @Erica--yes it is a legit program. I am an EC graduate and a practicing RN :-)
    Jan 17, '12
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  17. Mosby book for FCCA question!
    I used the 3rd edition for the FCCA and the CPNE. I think I got it for $14 on ebay, just be careful there is absolutely NO writing in it if you purchase used, they will examine your books each and...
    Jan 17, '12
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  18. FCCA..How did you prepare?
    You don't prepare for it. It's open book! The directions are vague, but if you call EC, they will tell you if you are on the right track. You can use your Mosby's Care plan book and your Taylor's...
    Jan 15, '12
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  19. Do you really need a workshop to pass CPNE?
    Hey Reebok, here are a few links for you that I frequented (and still do now and then). Great way to network with other students. I made so many great friends and it's nice to have the support. Lots...
    Jan 15, '12
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  20. Do you really need a workshop to pass CPNE?
    I work in a hospital and my study buddy was a paramedic so between the two of us we had enough supplies to keep us going the whole summer. I had gotten some stuff from a previous student like the...
    Jan 14, '12
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  21. Statistics for Excelsior
    I was thinking about taking it through Straighterline. I'm waiting for my advisor to tell me whether or not that satisfies the requirement since it's one of the approved classes on the Straighterline...
    Jan 14, '12
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  22. EC BSN Program
    This was SO helpful!!! Thank you so much!! :-) I pretty much had my heart set on getting my BSN through EC anyways, I just wanted to learn a little more about it... so the financial aid +...
    Jan 13, '12
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  23. Do you really need a workshop to pass CPNE?
    I did an online workshop and I passed w/out repeats 1st try. Sheri Taylor's online workshop is awesome and well worth the money, and she's there for you from start to finish with support and...
    Jan 12, '12
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  24. EC BSN Program
    Thank you for the info!! The RN-MSN seems like a great option with them. I have e-mailed my advisor from the ADN program but they want me to enroll before they can really tell me what I need, but...
    Jan 12, '12
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  25. EC BSN Program
    I am looking at a few other schools too, Loops. I really love EC and how it was set up but I am making a sheet on all the BSN options for me and I need to pick one soon. The big seller for me is...
    Jan 12, '12
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