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  1. Questions about Seton Versant RN Residency in Austin
    I took the NCLEX last july. I highly recommend doing the hurst review. There are definitely people who fail the NCLEX and don't start the residency as some of my friends last year got last minute...
    May 19
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Questions about Seton Versant RN Residency in Austin
    Hello everyone, I too would like to know if we will hear an 'all clear', that we passed our health screening and background check and we are officially 'hired'? Just curious.
    May 14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. AE MSN University of Texas 2013
    Kat_Walk I saw that you asked for advice on the 2012 forum. Some quick stats for me.. I had over a 3.8 gpa for my undergrad....but they only counted upper division so that lowered it to a 3.5...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    I think I'm going to enroll..you?
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Are you still enrolling orchidgal?
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Yep I know.
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    The thing is is we won't have any nursing degree so it's kind of weird circumstances. I consider the rn we get to be the equivalent to a bsn. It's 2 years of UT nursing in one and we're qualified to...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Thanks lol! That was my self confidence boost haha.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    That's a good point. So much of it is attitude. Sometimes management is terrible etc, but the good thing with nursing is, you can probably find a different job! Or at least when the economy picks...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    To clarify I've researched a number of careers and nursing is the one career I felt really good about and I love where I volunteer. I need a job that is engaging. It also kind of freaks me out how...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Thanks acbs, you put things in perspective for me. My main other doubt is that I keep hearing.. If you don't think this is your passion don't do it, I couldn't imagine doing this without the passion...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Right, I want to be a NP eventually but I'll have to work at least 2 years full time before I can apply for the certification so it will be a while. That's slightly discouraging but hopefully I'll...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Ps I know ten years is a long time but I'm thinking worse case scenario here!
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    I think it's unlikely :( you know, if you feel like there might be a smarter move for the position you're in, there's no shame in that.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Crap. So what do you think you're gonna do? I have doubts too..
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Lol we need an actual nurse on this forum. Also, orchidgal, I just keel thinking that if we get our foot in the door now, in about ten years with all the positions opening up we'd have enough...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Wouldn't it be easy to get licensed in other states once we finish the program? I sure hope so :/, after all, how do travel nurses do it?
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Whoops, I messed up that link. American Association of Colleges of Nursing | Nursing Shortage
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    I'm just curious-- what drew y'all to the program/ nursing?
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Check this out: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/media-relations/fact-sheets/nursing-shortageAlso, I think different parts of the country are more saturated so it's tougher. I think as the economy gets a bit...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    I think the job market is bad right now but I think it will get better in a few years or so I hope. There IS a nursing shortage its just that nobody is willing to hire to save money so hospitals are...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    I'm in the same boat I don't know :(
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Sure if you want! Congratulations!
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Yes from Jennifer.
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. AE MSN at UT Austin Summer 2012
    Orchidgal I got in!! Let me know if you hear I know you'll get in!
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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