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  1. RN with ADN can have Green card???
    You should be able to apply for F1-OPT after you finished your ADN. This gives you the opportunity to work for 1 year in nursing after you graduate. It is virtually impossible right now to get...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  2. Job Hunt in the USA
    It's bad being a F1 student but it's worse not having a SSN. One way to get a SSN is to enroll into a college (e.g. community college) and after being enrolled for one academic year (2 semester = 9...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  3. Hospitals sponsoring RNs for a H1b visa - help!!!
    It is not advisable to go from F1 to greencard because of non-immigration intent status of F1. One of the the best ways is H1B to greencard. To get into H1B you have to find a niche. Either find a...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  4. F1 international student nurse problem
    I also was an international student and I graduated from an ADN program back in 2010. I applied for OPT and since I had no choice I grabbed whatever I could get. I found ALL of my jobs on...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  5. Unrealistic nursing students
    I find the comments of the original poster somewhat moralistic and righteous. People go into professions, such as nursing, for many reasons and there is nothing wrong to try to combine previous...
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Taking nclex in CA as an international student.
    Try to get an ON CAMPUS student job. If you get one, administration will likely give you a letter so you can apply for a SSN. Everybody who works needs to have a SSN, even if it is just a student...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  7. how can a nurse in uk become a nurse in america and grant work permit
    Whatever education you acquired in the U.K. has also be evaluated as equivalent to a bachelor in the U.S. if you are trying to go the H1b route. If you don't have a formal bachelor education, then...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  8. So I might be going to China...
    this a difficult decision but it seems you are too readily considering only your fiances side of the story. if nursing is your passion and after you invested so much time to get there, why do you...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. ASN vs. BSN pros/cons and POLL
    You are not a nurse until you pass NCLEX and the sooner you have the chance to sit for NCLEX the better. Therefore, I would go for ADN, even if the market looks better for BSN in your area. Also,...
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. I've Failed The NCLEX 8 Times & Now I'm about To Take It 1 More Time...
    You need to analyze what went wrong the last 7 or 8 times you took this test. The test is challenging and tricky but after failing it that many times, I think you are not analyzing enough what went...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. International Nursing Student with OPT
    Yes BSNSN, I understand your frustration. It is not easy to get a H1B but it is not impossible. Again, the requirements for H1B are 1. You have at least a bachelor. 2. The job has a minimum...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. Cedars-Sinai vs Keck Hospital of USC
    Just my personal opinion, but you can tell that Cedars is not a University. The atmosphere at USC is more scholarly. I also think the benefits are better at USC. If you could see yourself work at...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. International Nursing Student with OPT
    "specialty in occupation" means (in general) that the position requires a bachelor. Therefore being "just" a bedside nurse would normally not be enough to get a H1b. However, management positions...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. International Nursing Student with OPT
    Just a quick correction on this. An H1b DOES NOT require that a qualified us citizen or perm resident is hired first.
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. International Nursing Student with OPT
    Don't get hung-up on new grad positions.There are positions in healthcare and healthcare related fields that require a bachelor. The minimum requirements for H1b are 1. You have a bachelor 2. The...
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. International Nursing Student with OPT
    I-9: That's what employers do and it's perfectly fine because as an F1-OPT you have a working permit. H1b: Not normally used for nurses but can be used, depends on the position and the article you...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. International Nursing Student with OPT
    I was in the same situation, F1-OPT and needed a job. I applied everywhere to get some experience. It's true, getting into a new grad program is very difficult. However, I worked as a flu-nurse and...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. International Nursing Student with OPT
    When you apply, all they can legally ask is if you are able to work in the U.S. (...without needing a sponsor). The answer is: YES ! Although, the OPT has a time limit (1 year) it is a unrestricted...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Nursing wages
    It's a little bit off topic but I saw you are a former chemist and I studied chemistry too before becoming a nurse. Anyway, to stay on topic, I became a clinical research coordinator after graduating...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing School Selection Process???
    I understand that you are upset and frustrated but nursing school has become very competitive. At my school the minimum requirement to apply is a GPA of 2.5 in core science classes. Realistically,...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Cancer Immunology - Interferon alfa-2a
    Simply "google" interferon or pegylated interferon and you will find all your answers.
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Research Nursing
  22. H1B FY2012 for Registered Nurses in
    An H1B requires both a bachelor degree and a job offer with a minimum requirement of a bachelor degree. RNs usually start as bedside nurses and the minimum requirement for a bedside nurse is less...
    Feb 18, '11
    Forum: International Nursing


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