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  1. Salem Hospital New Grad
    I work at Salem now. I know there will be a second New Grad hiring in April because we are so short staffed now.
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  2. How many times have you applied?
    Are you sure it's your GPA that isn't getting you in? Have you talked to the admission counselor at the school to look over your application? You might just have to retake 231 for an A. I don't...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  3. School giving me bad reputation...
    well, i'm not sure what you consider *real* feedback but I can share with you that I know in my area the hospitals will be contacting my school about clinical experiences and you have references...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Getting ready for nursing apps again - Portland/Salem area
    don't forget MHCC has an part-time program that is relatively new and unheard of but is accredited. If your overall GPA is an issue, then you do have to be strategic to where you apply....
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  5. Who is applying for Linfield this go around?
    Have you made contact with ----, the admin adviser (is that really the correct spelling? adviser, advisor?) If you are concerned about your essays, it can't hurt to email her, ask for advice, and it...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  6. Is Insurance required for Nursing Schools?
    This is an old post but maybe someone will find my input helpful: At Linfield, it is technically worked into your tuition. There's a pdf you can download and look at the breakdown and get...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  7. Linfield College - Paying for tuition for accelerated program
    Has anyone applied for the MedCAP loan at Wells Fargo? They said I qualified for a 6% rate which sounds pretty good nowadays but I was hoping that with my credit score at 741 I could get even lower....
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  8. Accelerated program at Linfield
    Taz, Where did you see this schedule for Resource Analysis Assignment? Have you already registered? I was under the impression that we would register on orientation day.... am I already...
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  9. Accelerated program at Linfield
    Thanks barleynhops, you've been so helpful. One last question (i think): you said we needed a laptop - but is portability really essential or can I just have a home computer?
    May 23, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  10. Accelerated program at Linfield
    I will be living really close to school so I can walk. Does anyone know if you can get through school without a car? I would think transportation to clinicals becomes an issue without a car.... but...
    May 22, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  11. Accelerated program at Linfield
    SD22 - Here are some easy ways to remember the geography around Portland - The Willamette River splits Portland from East and West. Burnside Street splits it North and South. From...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  12. Accelerated program at Linfield
    Thank you for the book list, barleynhops, I've already started shopping. Did any of the students find any advantage to having Tabor's cyclopedic medical dictionary (or any text, for that matter) on...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  13. CNA exam study group
    For me, the written part wasn't the problem. Doing the skills in the time allotted was the problem for me and most of my classmates. I think you only need like a 70% to pass on the written part. If...
    May 14, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  14. OHSU BSN PDX program applicants  - 2010
    Wow, that was kind of my strategy too but I had no idea so few people applied. I got invited for an interview as well but have already been accepted into Linfield. Linfield Pros: 2 years (more...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  15. Anything less than 4.0 GPA won't qualify for nursing?
    I still look at it too. It's nice to have an idea of what type of professor you will have. I'd be curious to know if there is another website that other people use.
    Apr 26, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  16. Anything less than 4.0 GPA won't qualify for nursing?
    Yes, there are many ways you could make that work but you might not want to focus on the obviously medically related stuff - they like diverse students so if you focused on leadership, problem...
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  17. Anything less than 4.0 GPA won't qualify for nursing?
    This pdf has PCC's scoring guide - it can help you make decisions on what you can do to make yourself more competitive http://www.pcc.edu/programs/nursing/documents/advising-guide.pdf Again, all...
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  18. Anything less than 4.0 GPA won't qualify for nursing?
    Well, the thing about OCNE schools is the price is so reasonable that they get tons and tons of candidates. They get to pick the cream of the crop. This means a lot of 4.0's but that's not the whole...
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  19. Applicants to PDX area Nursing Schools 2010
    jenmiller, Those are the exact reasons I thought I would have a better chance to getting into nursing school at Linfield - More cohorts, higher tuition (although I was counting on more financial...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  20. Applicants to PDX area Nursing Schools 2010
    I applied with 58 points and got denied. I guess 59 or 60 is the cut-off! However, I did get into Linfield - I felt like my chances would be better at Linfield because you turn in essays from the...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  21. Q's for Linfield Nursing Graduates
    I have a question: where did you live during school? I've been looking around the neighborhood and it's spendy. So if you commute, how bad was it?
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  22. OHSU & Linfield Students/Alum - Need your input, plz
    I also got put into Fall - which I think I will stick with so I can earn more money but just out of curiosity, how are you maybe getting into the summer? Is it advantageous to start in the summer?
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  23. How did you pay for school?
    Did you work a graveyard? How did you do a full time job while in school?
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  24. How did you pay for school?
    With the financial aid package from Linfield I'm looking at close to $70,000 in loans - federal and private. I'm assuming my package was based off my FAFSA for this year which was based on my 2009...
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  25. Acceptance letters????
    I got into the Fall 21 month program at Linfield! Yay. :yeah:Now back down to Earth - it's hella expensive even with the financial aid package, I can't do it without taking a private loan...:uhoh3: ...
    Apr 5, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing


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