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  1. Great Bay CC Clinical sites
    I don't mind answering your questions at all. My advice about the tattoo would be to just not draw attn to it. I have many classmates with small tattoos on the back of the neck and wrist and I've...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  2. Great Bay CC Clinical sites
    I'm pretty sure we're wearing a Barco 7178 three pocket unisex vtop. It appears to be still available, and thank god for that because women's tops wouldn't be too flattering on a guy my size, lol....
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  3. Great Bay CC Clinical sites
    The scrubs are Barco in Hunter Green, but I see you've already done your research on that. There was a small selection of white labcoats we were allowed to choose from also, but no white scrubs. I...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  4. Great Bay CC Clinical sites
    I'm quite impressed with the program and most of the faculty here. Clinical sites can extend as far south into Lawrence MA, but for the most part all are within thirty minutes of campus in Dover,...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  5. Great Bay CC Clinical sites
    Congratulations on acceptance! I'm a fourth semester student at GBCC, and if memory serves me right our first semester sites were in Dover, Exeter, Portsmouth, and Brentwood. Speaking as a commuter,...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  6. Entering RN program in Fall 2012 - what to choose: MCC or GBCC
    Congrats on the acceptance! As a student at GBCC I've been very happy with my experience. I see you're going to be a commuter, and aside from seacoast area facilities we also have clinicals at Exeter...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. Male nurse working with female patients.
    It's been my experience in clinical that female patients over 50 or so sometimes aren't comfortable with male nurses. Don't get me wrong, they'll let you do their assessments, wound care, and med...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  8. Working as sole earner in Family: How to make the transition to nursing student?
    If your income will be that low, see if the Health Profession Opportunity Grant is available in your state. It's a fairly new grant that's a bit difficult to find info on, but if it's available in...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. Working as sole earner in Family: How to make the transition to nursing student?
    You can do this. It's been almost three years since I returned to school and I'm in my final semester of an ADN program. I worked in the construction field, and continue to work weekends and through...
    Jan 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. GBCC 2011 Hopefuls
    Overall I'm quite happy with the program, they want us to succeed, and although it can be quite tough to get in, once accepted the failure rate is quite low. It sounds like the new scoring system...
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  11. GBCC 2011 Hopefuls
    It's a great score, I'll graduate in May and you would very likely have been accepted in my class with those scores and A+P completed. I wouldn't worry too much about the science, a 91 is great, and...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  12. Are there any scholarships or grants aside from FAFSA??
    I'd strongly suggest picking up work-study. There are many scholarships at my school that you must be nominated for by faculty and I've found that work-study gives faculty the opportunity to get to...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. HELP PLEASE!!! Low NLN entrance test scores --how can I improve them
    So, I know you really want help, but we need some more information. What are your percentile scores for english, math and science under the "ALL" category. Those figures will determine your strengths...
    Mar 13, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. GBCC 2011 Hopefuls
    Last year we were notified in early March. Previous classes didn't receive their letters until late April. So, I'm not quite sure how to answer your question... Good luck!
    Feb 18, '11
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  15. What are the steps to getting into GBCC?
    As far as English and Math on the NLN you might already be pretty strong and not yet know it. You won't be able to rely on a calculator, every thing must be done longhand on paper. But... it's...
    Dec 22, '10
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  16. What are the steps to getting into GBCC?
    Keep on with the health science classes, they certainly won't hurt you. I'd suggest taking all the science and math you can handle. You'll have to take the PAX-NLN test. GBCC offers workshops...
    Dec 4, '10
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  17. How much did you pay for books your first year?
    Spent $900.00 and the bundled package was actually cheaper than had I purchased it at half.com. I believe everything was published after 2008, so there isn't a great deal of used items yet. My...
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What does it take to be accepted to GBCC?
    I would definitely suggest retaking the NLN before next year's application deadlline. The school accepts your highest score. CAPS offered a few NLN workshops in the fall, and I have heard good...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  19. Previous edition books?
    I've also purchased international editions and found that they even included the online access codes. On the other hand I've purchased the books on the school booklist from other vendors and found...
    May 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Any prejudices while in the program towards the males?
    I haven't yet been in a nursing class, but have been accepted on my one and only app to a very competitive school up here in NH. Well, I was sitting in the library the other day with some female...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. What does it take to be accepted to GBCC?
    Those who have completed both A+P 1+2 are given 20 bonus points in the selection process. I'm not entirely sure how they rate us, but if they have applicants with A+P completed and strong NLN scores...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  22. What does it take to be accepted to GBCC?
    The summer schedule is posted, and the school is offering a six week A+P 1 course followed by a six week A+P 2 course. I sure wouldn't want to do both A+P's in twelve weeks... Is it a possibility...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  23. What does it take to be accepted to GBCC?
    Betty, you're probably absolutely right in that you were denied because of A+P 2. I was accepted, and have completed A+P 1+2, and most of my pre-reqs. Had a 162 composite on the nln with 99's in all...
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  24. The waiting game! For everyone starting Summer/Fall 2010
    I've turned in my tuition deposit at GBCC in New Hampshire for the fall semester. There must have been alot of applicants because I know very few who were accepted. Some of the most qualified...
    Mar 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. No She/he Did Not!!!
    We were studying hormones and their effects on the reproductive systen in A+P 2. Naturally, the subject of birth control comes up. The instructor, who had grown up in the south, proceeds to tell us...
    Mar 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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