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  1. In terms of difficulty and subject depth, are Excelsior's practice exams good indicators?
    Similar to some of the comments from other posters - I used StudyGroup 101 exam study guides for all of my exams and took both practice tests that are offered for the exams. I took 10 exams from...
    Dec 5
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. Great News for Excelsior Students!
    I just read the email from the school! Yayyy! I'm glad they are keeping the exam only option available to students.
    Nov 6
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  3. CDC Unveils New PPE Guidelines for Ebola
    This!
    Oct 22
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. I Completed a Non-Accredited Nursing Program, But Want Higher Education. Help!
    To poster mmc51264 - NC community colleges are ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accredited. Also have regional accreditation (SACS)
    Sep 29
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  5. SO BURNT OUT
    klone, I feel you. I got my MBA in Health Care Management from WGU last year, and believe me, by the time I was finished I was burnt to a crisp! YOU CAN DO IT!!!! If I, the eternal procrastinator,...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  6. FCCA's - separately or both at once?
    Me too! Nervous, but excited and ready to be done.:)
    Sep 29
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Nurses being forced to go back to school
    EBP - can't leave home without it. How often do I see in these threads regarding ADN vs. BSn that the BSN teaches a person how to use EBP? Or think critically? I knew about EBP before I started...
    Sep 23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Cone Health NEW GRAD program
    Requires a 30 month commitment - if you leave the "Cone Academy" early, you could owe the hospital system up to $5000. After you finish the "Academy", you still have to apply for a position for...
    Sep 20
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  9. CPNE Pass @ Chambersburg !!!
    You Go!!!!:laugh:
    Jun 8
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    OP, perhaps people who are obtaining degrees online in other professions are having difficulty finding jobs not because they got their degrees online, but because of what they have their degrees in?...
    Jun 8
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    You must have gone to a really great school! Sitting in lectures having (at my age) slides from an overhead projector read to me didn't really give me the impression that I was having a lot of...
    Jun 8
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  12. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    I have learned quite a bit. I have a firm understanding of what it takes to manage a business enterprise as well as the ins and outs of our health care delivery system, the various health care...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Oh, and I forgot to add: to imply (or say) that your schools were "real schools" because they were brick and mortar is an insult to anyone who has worked hard through an online or hybrid (online and...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  14. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Again, that was YOUR experience and this is YOUR opinion...it isn't right nor wrong, it just is. with that being said, the positive experiences and the breadth of knowledge learned in an online...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  15. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Oh, and BTW, I know someone who went to a "real" school for their MSN (FNP) and needed me to help them structure their paper for their capstone which passed first review - me with my degree from a...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  16. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Why are we arguing about different methods of learning? Everyone learns differently, and fortunately we are at a place in time that allows for different methods of learning. To assume that a degree...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. ADN's being pushed out
    What do you mean by that? I was clarifying the entrance requirements for the poster I previously quoted. After reading this entire thread, I have a few comments to post of my own: 1....
    Jun 2
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. ADN's being pushed out
    Yes, you do have to already have a clinical credential (LPN/LVN, Paramedic, Respiratory Therapist, Licensed Midwife) to get into Excelsior's program. A CNA does NOT qualify for their program, nor...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. What is a Calling to be a nurse?
    Maybe some think it's cheesy to call a profession a "calling" but for me nursing is a calling. I career changed into healthcare and I can honestly say that I feel I am finally moving in the right...
    Jun 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Has anyone gone to Excelsior College?
    To the poster EverstCalvin - Please...run from the publishing houses (The College Network aka TCN, Rue, Chancellors)! They are NOT affiliated with Excelsior. All they do is provide you with...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. What advice would you give to a new Student
    Don't do The College Network, Rue, or Chancellors. They are expensive and not affiliated with the school. These companies are only publishers who make study guides to help you prepare for the exams....
    May 6
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. Discouraged
    I took the A&P exam in February after using Study Group 101 as my primary prep material. I agree with you that the information is not the best organized, but it is comprehensive. I got a "B". I used...
    May 6
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. A&P study guide 101
    Took A&P and Micro exams. Used studygroup101 notes for both. Got a "B" on both exams. I would suggest looking over the content guides for the exams that are found on the Excelsior website and start...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. has anyone done the WGU online RN to BSN program?
    Check out Straighterline for the A&P and Micro if you tested out of it for Excelsior and need to retake it for WGU. WGU is a partner school of Straighterline and Straighterline has a guarantee that...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  25. Excelsior Grads - Where are they now?
    Maryland will now allow licensure by endorsement for Excelsior grads with 1000 hours of work experience in the 12 months immediately prior to the request for licensure and Georgia now requires a...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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