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  1. New Grad RN, will taking a home health job prevent me from working in a hospital
    I too would love to follow this thread. I've chosen to pursue a position in Home Health Care as my first RN position because I was unable to find a hospital job in Manhattan. I wonder if choosing...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    When I filled out the FAFSA this past year, we were specifically told to select "5th year undergraduate." There will be an email that goes out from the Financial Aid office once applicants have been...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. career change: Non-nursing B.S. to MSN
    In terms of the content, it is basic care of patients and learning the skills to improve their status. Due to the fact that it is an accelerated program, there is some overlap where we are learning...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. career change: Non-nursing B.S. to MSN
    Wanted to jump on the board the moment I saw UCSD. I graduated UCSD 09' and just started my first year at an accelerated BSN/MSN program. PM me with any questions you may have. I'm loaded with exams...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    Visitors Day is prior to when your confirmation of acceptance is needed by the admissions office. I think confirmation was needed by the end of March...? Don't quote me on that though. There was no...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    Hey samdaman, Visitor's Day was March 2nd of this year. I believe we were informed of our admission the 1st or 2nd week of February. I just remember there being a fast turn around to purchase flight...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. Is my GPA too low to apply of a direct entry program?
    Hey!!! Never cut yourself short. Experience, especially the kind of experience you have, is invaluable and GPA is only but one factor. I'm currently in the Columbia's ETP program and was accepted...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  8. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    Haha. If you're hearing voices, that's a definite sign! Best advice is to sit back and breath. I didn't hear about my acceptance this year until early February. I believe early decisions were made...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    Unfortunately I don't. I have friends who are gearing up for the Peds track but do not know any masters in that track to provide you with any information.
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  10. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    Housing - As CU2012 said, there can be cheaper housing off campus depending on neighborhood and building. On campus housing is usually extended only to those who live farthest away from campus (i.e....
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    I'm specifically in the Family Track for the masters portion. However, what I really like about Columbia which is different than almost all the schools I applied to is you're not locked into that...
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    Hey the healer's art, hopefully I can help you just as much as CU2012 can :) As far as my experience goes, there are pros and cons to the program as there are with any other program. For me, one...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. Columbia University ETP Program 2013
    I'm a current student in the program and wanted to give everyone a heads up that emails may have been delayed after Hurricane Sandy. The entire Columbia campus was closed Monday and Tuesday and there...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Columbia ETP Program 2012 entry
    Hi jsholle, I just started this summer and our ETP class just wrapped up our first semester of the year. "Boot Camp" was crazy to say the least but we survived :) I think my best advice to you is...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  15. Yesssss!!!
    Congrats Eric! I too will be entering nursing this year and it's been one hell of a road to get here. Best of luck and am so happy your dreams are coming true :)
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. Columbia ETP Program 2012 entry
    I too had heard the job prospects are better for NPs. I recently spoke with a recent graduate of the program and they stated they received job offers prior to graduation. Current ETPers seemed to...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  17. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    I have opted to accept Columbia's offer and will not be attending Vanderbilt for FNP. If there is a waiting list or people still looking to get into this program, I wish you the best of luck! We all...
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Columbia ETP Program 2012 entry
    Definitely trying to figure out housing for sure. Hopefully I can meet enough people this weekend to see the possibility of sharing the hunt for an apartment.
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  19. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    I am making a decision relatively soon on accepting Vanderbilt or Columbia's offer for FNP. It seems like there are several of us in the exact same position. I cannot make the Open House on Saturday...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. Columbia ETP Program 2012 entry
    @BigMoses I have also received acceptance to Vanderbilt and am waiting on several programs to notify me but it really comes down to making a decision between Columbia and Vanderbilt. Again, I...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Was not admitted but I cannot be happier that we received communication much earlier than expected. It makes choosing another program I have been admitted to that much easier :) I wish you all the...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. Vanderbilt Pre-Specialty Entry 2012
    Hey musiclove, I know its hard to hear about others receiving their letters but i do know the admissions office is STILL reviewing applications and issuing out admit letters. I wish you all the luck!
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  23. Columbia ETP Program 2012 entry
    @BigMoses. I too am looking at a variety of programs. I think what I am most drawn to about this program is that it does in fact offer both a BSN and MSN upon completion. Most programs do not offer...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  24. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    Right!! That is what I am saying. I am trying to just sit back and be patient but it is a very exciting time for all of us. We have worked so hard to get to where we are at and for me personally,...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. Vanderbilt Grad Entry 2012 Application
    @amandy45 - Thank you!!! No first choice as of yet - just waiting to see how things shake out and see how i can begin to finance such expensive programs as I am sure everyone is in the same boat. I...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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