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  1. BSN vs. ADN really does it matter these days?
    A lot of the facilities in my area are transitioning to hiring only BSN nurses and not ADN. I also heard somewhere else on the news or in a journal article that it is projected that in 2015 or so,...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Is anybody else tired of the nurse practitioner craze?
    I prefer to see the FNPs in my doctor's office than the physician that works there. She (the physician) is NOT thorough whatsoever.. she just prescribes painkillers to cover up the symptoms rather...
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. NVCC Class of 2013 Meet and Greet + Q&A
    Hey! I'm loving all these NVCC Nursing class threads and facebooks! :) Name: Kaitlin (or Katie) Years at NVCC: 2 Joined the FBook Group: Yes! Track: Traditional Career Goal: RN Planning to...
    Jun 21, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  4. Acceptance to NVCC Fall 2011 Program!!!
    I got in, too!!! Congratulations to everyone else! I saw that you all got your letters so I ran upstairs and asked my mom if she checked the mail today and she hadn't yet so I grabbed the mailbox key...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  5. Acceptance to NVCC Fall 2011 Program!!!
    I noticed the AAS in Nursing thing, too, on my degree progress report. And like you all, I can't remember if it was there before or not! AAHHHH...lol I'm happy to know that we are not all alone :)
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  6. Acceptance to NVCC Fall 2011 Program!!!
    I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one without anything listed under "My Organizations! haha But at the same time, I just want to know now!! I'm getting more and more anxious as the minutes pass!...
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  7. Acceptance to NVCC Fall 2011 Program!!!
    Nope, nothing yet for me. I'm so anxious; I just want to know now!!
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  8. NVCC pre-reqs-which classes are you taking?
    NVCC is willing to squeeze every dime out of you that they can. I haven't done either yet (seek division approval or take any chem classes) I'm taking BIO 142 the second 6 weeks this summer. I've...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  9. NVCC Nursing Fall 2012 Waiting to Hear
    Really?! Oh my goodness! Where did you hear that, GCW? I remember the letter I got about the acknowledgment of my application saying that at the earliest, we'd hear two weeks after the application...
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  10. NVCC Nursing Fall 2012 Waiting to Hear
    I finished all my pre-/co-requisites in the Spring 2010 semester. The only thing that kept me from applying last year was the TEAS test. I passed the reading/writing portions with no problem but I...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. NVCC Nursing Fall 2012 Waiting to Hear
    I'm waiting with you!! Geez, I've been waiting since February of this year for the May 27 application deadline to pass so I can start the official countdown. I don't think I can handle another week...
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  12. NVCC pre-reqs-which classes are you taking?
    OR.. I also so that you could get divisional approval, so maybe you could just try to talk to the head of the division and they can let you skip the chem and go straight for the micro
    May 28, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  13. NVCC pre-reqs-which classes are you taking?
    Yeah, I definitely know what you mean. I didn't know you had to take 2 semesters of chem before micro.. that is kind of annoying. But on the other side of the coin, I'm sure general college chem...
    May 28, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  14. NVCC pre-reqs-which classes are you taking?
    Honestly, if I were you I would do the BIO 141/142 + Micro route because I took NAS 161/162 before I decided I wanted to eventually get my BSN so now I'm playing catch up and squeezing BIO 141/142...
    May 28, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  15. What is the max. amount of credits you'd recommend while in nursing school?
    Okay, thanks for the advice! I appreciate it :)
    May 27, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. What is the max. amount of credits you'd recommend while in nursing school?
    Thanks for pointing that out, I guess I never thought about it that way, haha! The program I have applied to does let you have summers off (phew!). First semester is 11 credits of core nursing...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Discouraged
    Does your school allow you to take half semester courses? If it does, I would definitely try that! But I'd warn you.. it is a half semester course and you end up jam-packing a whole semester's worth...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. What is the max. amount of credits you'd recommend while in nursing school?
    Hey all, I'm new to this forum so please let me know if I should redirect this question to another area on the site. Back in February I applied to a 2 year Associate's program for Fall 2011 entry...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Acceptance to NVCC Fall 2011 Program!!!
    Yeah, definitely! Good luck to ya :)
    May 24, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  20. Acceptance to NVCC Fall 2011 Program!!!
    haha yeah! It's driving me crazy!! I got all A's in the pre-reqs and other classes I've taken, except for ITE 115 I got a D (long story, but it shouldn't have happened) BUT I passed the computer...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  21. Acceptance to NVCC Fall 2011 Program!!!
    Oh my goodness. Words cannot explain how anxious I am to hear something back from them.. I turned in my application back in the middle of February and the anticipation has been KILLING me!!!!
    May 22, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  22. NVCC - NOVA Application Question
    Basically all the application is is the pre-application checklist stuff. The day I got my application in the mail I finished it and sent it right back in to them :)
    May 22, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing


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