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  1. Nursing student/Single mom
    I am also a 100% custody single mom of a 3 year old, in a masters-entry nursing program (i.e. SUPER accelerated!). Guess what? You have a leg up on everyone else. You already know what sleep...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Bedside... Really?
    I am a student nurse in a very competitive CNM/WHNP masters entry program. I LOVE bedside nursing. Bedside nursing has given me a deeper understanding about how the body works that will incredibly...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  3. 2013 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    *BREAKING NEWS FOR MIDWIFERY MEPNS!!!!* UCSF has just been granted extra funds to ACCEPT MEPN MIDWIFERY APPLICANTS FOR 2012/2013 application cycle! I just wanted to share the happy news as soon as...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. 2013 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    I got in on my second try to the nurse-midwifery specialty. Here are some stats...My GPA was around 3.8, my GRE math/verbal scores were low (I think combined around 1050 or 1100?-- i took it twice)....
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    It's challenging for those of us on the waitlist, in limbo. I wonder how soon they notify us if a spot opens up? And if people are waiting until exactly March 8th to accept or decline? I feel like if...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  6. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    I'm actually spending the time getting together with friends who I likely won't get to see very much if I start school in June. I thought the interview process was a good experience and really...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  7. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Wow, I'm glad someone broke the ice after the awkwardness.... magallanes-- checkered tie, nice. I'm open to saying hi too! average height, long blonde hair, wearing mostly black (dun dun...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  8. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Education-related budget cuts, particularly in nursing drive me nuts, especially because of the long-term health and financial consequences of such decisions... Meanwhile, I'm supposed to be prepping...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  9. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    I feel excited about the interview and about being surrounded by all of you :) I look forward to meeting new people!
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  10. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Afternoon session for me :) Looking forward to it!
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  11. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Congrats dedicatedone, I am also interviewing on the 27th! Anyone else interviewing on the 27th?
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    January 27th. Normal envelope, by the way, in case anyone was wondering.
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  13. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Just received my letter. I got an interview! Happy...surprised...happy... I live in a small town south of San Francisco, for reference and my letter was dated December 7th.
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  14. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    I love how I was trying to be all cool not thinking about the letter... but, um, now I really want to know! Where is that letter?! lol
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  15. 2012 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Here goes round 2! About to submit for CNM/WHNP I am *really* really hoping that more students who are parents are accepted into the program this year.
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  16. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Hi everyone... congrats to everyone who got in for the 2011 class. I can't believe it is almost time to apply again. I'll probably get in, in say, 2020, but it's all good :) I'm actually moving...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  17. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Just found out that I did not get an interview. I'm not disappointed though because I wasn't expecting one. I know I am qualified, experienced, and genuinely passionate, but so are the other 90+...
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  18. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    czya-- good point... the good thing about the competitiveness is that I know, when I do eventually get in to the program, I will be working alongside some really amazing people who want to be there...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  19. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    actually 1% seems totally believable...sadly... :/
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  20. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Locked...what a relief :) I'm really curious what percentage of 1st time applicants they take? This would be interesting to know (or, could result in more stressing out lol). Good luck everyone!
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Well, I'm still not done with the personal statement... I thought I gave myself plenty of time but I am struggling with how much to focus on adversities versus opportunities... I really don't want to...
    Aug 28, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    I haven't seen any guidelines about font, size, borders, etc. but I'm just assuming 12-pt font (any standard type) and normal borders...
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  23. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    Thank you for illustrating some very important points czyja. I'm not having problems with the goal statement, rather with the personal statement (which is supposed to capture your own diversities,...
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  24. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    I feel like the personal statement guidelines, or lack thereof, are very conflicting... on the one hand I keep hearing to make it "short" like a paragraph or so--any word on if it should be double...
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  25. 2011 UCSF MEPN Applicants
    ju-loy, I didn't delete anyone... I just added her again but with a different e-mail; but now I don't think I can add my last recommender because she is in the system twice...argh...by the way, she...
    Aug 17, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student


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