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  1. Questions about Seton Versant RN Residency in Austin
    kcasualidad, I think they hired 3 ED graduate nurses this past cohort. Its very competitive and I was told you pretty much need to know someone to get a spot in the ED. But, you have to try or...
    May 28, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Questions about Seton Versant RN Residency in Austin
    I am currently in the Versant program, we will be done in June. There are 2 class days per week - wed and thur. We are there from 8-2:30 - but I think that may be changing with the next cohort. In...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    chelsmarie15.. Thank you for asking..I passed :) We had a 100% pass rate and hire rate for our cohort. I am in currently in the Seton Versant program (week 3 of 18) and its going well. Now, more than...
    Feb 24, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2
    It worked for me and so far everyone in my program has done it. We have all passed and we have all had the "good pop up". Thanks for the tip!! Also, we are in Texas and I called the BON 24 hours...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    chelsmarie15.. Funny you should ask about the NCLEX. I just took mine today and will find out on Thursday. So far everyone in our cohort has passed. And I believe there are only 3 more students...
    Feb 1, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. New Grads or Soon to Be
    I will be interviewing for a position with versant next week and was wondering how the program is set up. I know there are two class days and two shift requirements per week. But I'm wondering if its...
    Nov 10, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    AustinurseBSN...I'm a current student and you should be able to find the cost of tuition on the main Tech website. It may have changed but the program has cost me about 21,000. I was able to get...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. UT Austin Alternate Entry MSN program
    Hi NAM123~ I am actually wrapping up a BSN degree, will be done in 48 days (but who's counting?). I opted for the second degree accelerated BSN program with Tech and I am so happy I did. The program...
    Oct 16, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    need2banurse~ My best advice would be to go for it, our cohort size was about 30 I believe and I think they said 120 applied? I know ACC and UT are competitive too - so don't let that hold you back....
    Oct 14, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    luvlimandee... Congrats on getting an interview! That's half the battle:yeah: I was one of the few that got in without clinical experience. Having experience does help, several of the students were...
    Oct 13, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Accelerated BSN Programs
    Txgirl912 - I took the pre reqs at ACC - my first degree is in Journalism - so I had to take Statistics and Chem on top of the other requirements. You will want your core sciences to be current...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Texas Tech and Texas A&M Accelerated BSN
    Sorry Greenee313 - I just saw your question - I was pretty nervous in the interview. But I will tell you that I know the standard "why do you want to be a nurse?" and then for this program they asked...
    Feb 17, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. Texas Tech and Texas A&M Accelerated BSN
    Wow - talk about close ended questions :lol2: - I'm super organized to the point of annoyance and I have very little tolerance for lack of organization. With 3 kids and doing a program like this, its...
    Feb 17, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. Accelerated BSN Programs
    I started Texas Tech's 12 month 2nd BSN program in January and I love it. Its very intense, just to give you an example of my week. We have a head to toe assessment practicum this Thursday, a...
    Feb 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. Texas Tech and Texas A&M Accelerated BSN
    If you look at the website, there is an application tab that will tell you all about the process, there is also a tab for pre reqs. You will see that Tech requires you take a CNA class as a pre req -...
    Jan 18, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. Texas Tech and Texas A&M Accelerated BSN
    Yes, thats correct. The didatic's are online and clinicals are in Austin. The semester starts with a 5 day boot camp in a clinical setting. Its not self paced, there are assignment due dates and...
    Jan 12, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. Texas Tech and Texas A&M Accelerated BSN
    Hi there - I can tell you what I know. I was accepted into both Texas A&M Eline and Tx Tech 2nd degree BSN and I have chosen to go with Tech. My impression of the Eline program was that it lacked...
    Jan 11, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    I'm sorry I dont have those stats, I know the average GPA is typically high. Maybe someone has that info. But I know you have to live in Texas, its a public university and I have heard its thought of...
    Dec 13, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    Thank you Mlh0283 - I truly appreciate it. Cowboy 106 - My previous degree was in Communications, and I have been a stay at home mom for 12 years - always wanted to be a nurse - for as long as I...
    Dec 13, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    We will have 2 (12 hour) shifts per week. And I guess the rest is online but I think they encourage classmates to form study groups and work together alot. I have 1 friend that got accepted so that...
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    Same here - all kinds of things that I need to have complete before orientation next week. To make matters worse, we moved the day before Thanksgiving and I had surgery 5 days later. So I'm 10 days...
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    Congrats on getting into your program as well - It sounds like we have a tough year ahead of us :)
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    Hey everyone - just wanting to get an update from everyone that applied. I got in and could not be happier. I sure hope you all got in too and we will be meeting next week :)
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    Just realized posting on iPhone doesn't work so well:) of course I meant good luck with the interview! On the questions- I felt like they were fine- pretty much what I expected with general "why do...
    Nov 12, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. Texas Tech Second Degree BSN
    I also heard they are taking more people this year - getting an interview is a huge step in the right direction. You will do great. I would have preferred to be in this coming round of interviews...
    Nov 11, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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