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  1. Should I apply to state colleges in California (for BSN Program)
    Being a bay area native myself, I would say apply everywhere. :yes:
    Nov 30, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Reapply to BSN program? Or take the ADN seat?
    I live in the bay area as well and I have never heard of "RN Certification process." Most of my RN friends that had previous associate degrees were just awarded a second degree when they completed...
    Nov 30, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. If you've been wait-listed or rejected
    Congrats and I totally agree with your message. Never give up! I have a dear friend who has wanted to be a nurse forever. It took her 7 years to get into an ADN program. She has worked jobs over the...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. NEW GRAD Having a hard time getting finding a job.
    Unfortunately, California has one of the highest unemployment rates for new grads. I have friends that graduated last year and they still do not have jobs. A few of them are working in SNF. The...
    Nov 3, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. ADN with a BA
    I suggest applying to as many programs as you can, ADN, BSN and ELMSN. It is very competitive to get into nursing programs here in Ca and you may or may not get in on your first or second try. Many...
    Nov 3, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  6. Failed first semester by very small amount...
    I agree with the others. Dust yourself off and try again. You have to have a 75% in the ADN programs in my area. Anything less than that, you are out of the program. There is no starting again next...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. New Grad Job Market: A Game of Chance
    About 8 of my former classmates who graduated last June work for well-known Bay Area hospitals in CA and they still hold their former positions. It doesn't matter that they have been excellent...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Nursing Program for Low GPA
    I so agree with this!! Chemistry major is very difficult.
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. RN degree or not, are RN's in demand?
    In my neck of the woods in California (Bay Area), it is brutal out here. I know so many out of work new grads who have been looking for work for over a year now. Some of them still work at Starbucks...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Los medanos 2013 lottery result
    Contra Costa had 28 seats (they did their lottery the first week of April). So I am assuming that LMC will be around the same. Hopefully, they take more than 19!!
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  11. Los medanos 2013 lottery result
    Today some of the people who did not pass the TEAS V test last year are taking it over, so if they pass, those few spots will be taken thus reducing how many spots are available. They are guaranteed...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  12. Failed Nursing School 2 yrs ago..Go back? (Long Post)
    I went to a pinning ceremony for one of my friends and 4 students failed out in fundamentals in fall 2010. They reapplied to the same program, got back in the program in fall 2011 and they just...
    May 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Los medanos 2013 lottery result
    A friend of mines applied to LMC, hopefully she gets in!!
    May 24, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  14. Los medanos 2013 lottery result
    They only have the computerized version at LMC.
    May 22, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  15. Contra Costa Lottery 2012
    Great!! I knew you would get chosen!! I took all my pre-reqs there and I hear they have a great program. Good luck:yeah:
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Moral Distress In Nursing
    Thanks all for your condolences :hug:
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Moral Distress In Nursing
    This post hits home for me. We had my 86 yr old grandmother removed from the ventilator this past tuesday:sniff:. There was no hope for her, it was her time to go. First of all she never really...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I failed nursing school by 1 class
    I'm sorry you are going through this but like the others said, unfortunately there is nothing that can be done if you reached the maximum attempt. My friend was dismissed from her program because she...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. I just got laid off from a healthcare job and dont know where to turn.
    I have a friend who could not get into a RN program so she enrolled into a RHIA bachelors program. She loves it and she's making a really good living. We both started pre-reqs at the same time....
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. To go back to nursing school or not?
    ^^^this. You have to want to go back on your own and yes nursing school is very stressful so that is not going to change when you go back. If you feel at peace right now, why change anything? I would...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. How is the job market in California right now (2012)?
    This describes the market in california ---->:sleep:
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. No jobs for nurses! Will this continue?
    Esme12, I totally agree with you. I'd rather be informed now than after I graduate from school and have missed all the networking possibilities. When we had our orientation the instructors were very...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Los Medanos Fall 2012
    Go to the thread Los Medanos for Fall 2011, ask DReinerMBA she is currently in the program so she would be the one to get the best info about the program.
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. 35 years old with 3 kids and thinking about nursing
    I am in a BSN program and there is a 27 yr old with 4 kids all under 10. She is doing extremely well in the program and the key to that she says is a great support system. A lot of her motherly...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Los Medanos for Fall 2011?
    You might want to check into it because in the Nursing handbook on Pg 10 it says "do not take the test repeatedly, only the score from the first exam regardless of where it is taken is considered for...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: California Nursing


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