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  1. WORKING WHILE IN RN SCHOOL (ONLY) Samuel Merritt/ and National University ABSN
    I'm an SMU ABSN student right now, in my 4th month. The answer is not full time. There are a few people who have continued to work some during school, like one shift on Friday night, or stay on...
    Sep 6
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. How hard to get a job in Bay area?
    I second the travel assignment suggestion. Don't call it Cali, it's California.
    Sep 5
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. Are nursing schools saturated, less applying?
    In Northern Nevada, several of the schools I am familiar with have been adding requirements to their application process. Things like having a CNA license, more math classes, having to take the TEAS...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. CSU Stanislaus BSN Fall 2014
    I'm thinking ABSN that is offered at the Stockton campus. Apologies for mixing them up and congrats to those who are in!
    Apr 12
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. CSU Stanislaus BSN Fall 2014
    Are you sure this wasn't acceptance to Cal State Stanislaus itself and not the nursing program? The application period for the nursing program is open for over another month (app deadline is May...
    Apr 12
    Forum: California Nursing
  6. Are nursing schools saturated, less applying?
    I think applying a one size fits all statement, like "there is a nursing shortage" to the entire country in just about any line of work is not going to work that well. Different regions have...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Samuel Merritt ABSN Summer 2014
    I was wondering the same thing. I paid my $350 deposit at SMURF and haven't heard anything. I'm also working on the student health record and the other items outlined in the admissions email. ...
    Mar 20
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Samuel Merritt ABSN Summer 2014
    Got my email at 0800 this morning. I'm in at Oakland. I cannot explain the relief I'm feeling. I can scratch off all those other programs from the list, all the other pre-reqs and now just focus on...
    Mar 17
    Forum: California Nursing
  9. Unrealistic nursing students
    I hope there are a bunch of these students in my ABSN program. They will make me look like a friggen' rock star because I love patient care.
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. If you got into a CA nursing program, what were your stats?
    I'm still in the wait and see phase of applications right now, so I can't help you there, but I have one suggestion.... You can do what a friend of mine did and pick his top ten or so locations in...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. travelling to sitka
    I can't help you with an individual NP but can comment on living in Alaska a bit, I lived there for 5 years. Sitka is stunningly beautiful, all of Southeast Alaska is. The primary reason it's so...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  12. Applying to the Metro State ANO Program - Spring 2014 Start
    I got my acceptance email on Monday (Oct. 18th). However, I'm not accepting, so there is another slot that is going to be open for someone else!! Good luck to those who got in and are on the...
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  13. Samuel Merritt ABSN Summer 2014
    I took the course online through Santa Barbara City College. I was relatively pleased with the course. You need to be a self motivator though. There are some hoops to jump through too before you...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. Non-Nursing Undergrad trying to get into Nursing
    I live in Northern CA too and I gotta be honest, the competition for the slots that are available here is pretty fierce. There were two accelerated programs that would have been a good option for...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Total Cost of Studing Nursing Program in Ohlone College
    That seems like a really reasonable stud fee.
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Are energy drinks effective?
    Those 5 hour energy things are a joke. They are all advertising and no "energy". I drink a sugar free rockstar on some overnight shifts around 0300. I personally prefer its wakefulness...
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  17. BSN Programs in CA? HELPP
    Here is the list of EVERY nursing program in California: Board of Registered Nursing - RN Programs They are broken down by degree type. Each one has a link on the left. My suggestion is to start...
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Denver School of Nursing Process Information
    I'd say this is good news! I think some is fine, but having clinicals over every break would be a drag though. I'm really happy to hear you like the program and thanks for answering my question.
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. Denver School of Nursing Process Information
    I took Patho through Santa Barbara City College online. I'm debating taking it again as part of whatever program I end up in as there was a LOT of content. Btw... I've got my interview set...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  20. The weirdness of taking Vitals Signs.
    I found that after some practice you get to recognizing what a patient who is 12-20 (most common range for me) looks and acts like and if a patient doesn't fall into that range, more time is spent...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. I don't want night shifts
    I worked third shifts in diners while in college because I thought it was fun dealing with the night freaks. Fast forward twelve years and sure enough, now I work nights, primarily weekends, in...
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Samuel Merritt ABSN Summer 2014
    I started filling out my application today, gave me chills! I'm interested in Oakland campus for next summer too, but need to blast out Patho and Pharm this summer through SBCC. The ap asks for...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. What sacrifices will you make? / How hungry are you?
    You are working nights? Try to find classes that are after 1 pm. That way you can get 4 hours or so of sleep before class starts. I work nights and my earliest class is 1:00. That schedule...
    May 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. ASBN Programs
    I know of a few off the top of my head... I can't speak to the quality of any of them, I only know they don't have a chem requirement. University of Southern Maine University of Rochester (NY)...
    May 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Chemistry course online with lab?
    I'm applying to Merritt as well. During one of their virtual advising sessions the adviser gave me the link to this class... University of New England - COM - Online Education - Online Medical...
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student