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  1. Applying to UC - Denver for Spring 2014 UCAN Program
    I wore a business suit - black jacket & skirt, hose, conservative closed-toe heels, a button down. Men were in suits and ties. Dress was pretty formal.
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  2. Applying to UC - Denver for Spring 2014 UCAN Program
    They told us on our first day that our cohort's (traditional and accel) average GPA was higher than the average GPA for med school admission and that we beat out approx ten other people for our spot....
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  3. Applying to UC - Denver for Spring 2014 UCAN Program
    I would not worry as much about experience. I had a 3.84 GPA and worked in business for many years with no professional healthcare experience. I do have previous research experience, am very...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  4. What makes a great oncology nurse?
    Hi all, I am new to nursing school and very interested in oncology. I understand that school and experience open your eyes to many different types of nursing and may lead you into a career path...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  5. New grad hires at UCH
    Hi all, Is the only way to get a job at UCH post graduation through the residency program, or do they hire new grads into other positions too? I'm asking because my dream is to work on the UCH...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  6. Getting ready for CU Summer 2013
    Thanks for responding! I'm so excited....can't wait to start!
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  7. Career change and moving to CO, advice welcome!
    Huh? CU is merit based as well, and is the most selective of all the schools in the state. It's ranked #15 nationally and costs less than Regis. I'm not sure I would agree with this person....
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  8. Getting ready for CU Summer 2013
    What's everyone doing to prepare for starting at CU this summer? I'm taking a review anat/phys course. I'm rather hesitant about it - from interview day it seems like they throw you right into the...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  9. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    Hey Leafleaf, They weren't really clear about summer versus fall. I believe that it applied to both - that we are required to be available 5-7 days a week, basically. My main question was if my...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  10. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    Congrats Asthecrowflies!!!! Tanjuchale, I heard back from CU. It appears we will be in class from 8-1 at least 3 days a week, we will have a 5-hour lab once a week, and scheduled time in the sim...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  11. Need help with University of Colorado Denver nursing essay
    CU is very research focused. My assumption is that stats is just as important as the other prereqs in your admission.
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  12. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    Congrats on your acceptance! That's awesome! I'm in the exact same position - I'm staying home with my 2 year old and I need to figure out if she will need to be in part time or full time care. I...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  13. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    I believe the program starts the first week of June. I have no idea how you got that 60-70K number for cost! The total cost of the program was estimated by the school to be around $32K.
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  14. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    I'm so sorry for your disappointment. That is really baffling with your credentials. My guess is that they assigned numerical scores to our GPAs, essays, and interviews, and then ranked us. I hope...
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  15. CU-Denver Summer 2013 Acceptance
    Thank you so much asthecrowflies!
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  16. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    Congrats Bird!
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. CU-Denver Summer 2013 Acceptance
    Has anyone tried to get to this link they sent out in the application letter? Every time I enter it is says Page Not Found!
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  18. CU-Denver Summer 2013 Acceptance
    I just received my letter today. The letter date was 11/19, but the postmark was 11/26. I was accepted. Hang in there everyone!
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    Hey guys! After days of anxiety I finally received my letter today! I was accepted!!!!!!! So excited!!!!!
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  20. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    I wish we didn't have to wait for a letter! After the interview I felt pretty calm about waiting but as every day goes by I'm more nervous!
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  21. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    I hear they mix accelerated and traditional students in these interviews. Is that right? I wonder if they give a grade for our answers to each question...I don't understand really how we are being...
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  22. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    What is the "call list?"
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  23. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    I also just received my itinerary for interview day. Mine is November 8th. I'm so nervous and excited! I would love to know what they're going to ask us! Eeek!
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  24. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    I did! :) I sure hope I am accepted into the program. I'm really dying of curiosity about this interview. Do they give any tests?! Or is it six hours of talking? Observered group activities? So many...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  25. Applied to CU Nursing, BSN Traditional, Summer 2013 start
    I am so excited. Fingers crossed....
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing


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