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  1. University of Washington ABSN Program
    To answer the original question, you have a 1-month break between summer and fall quarters - that is your longest one. Over Christmas you get I think 3 weeks (2nd break), and then your last 2 breaks...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  2. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    rdh - so sorry I didn't see this sooner, but you can certainly contact me. I PM'd you my email address.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  3. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    I am pretty sure that anything they say is required on the application is truly required. If you don't have it, you won't be considered. Competition is pretty tough for this program and I know that...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  4. Extra certifications for new grads?
    Has anyone tried working on some extra certifications to enhance the job-search process? I have been researching a bit and am figuring out that new grads aren't eligible for any of the actual...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Sorry, no help with specifics of housing. As far as the GPA goes for ABSN, I agree with Abalone. Mine was 3.95 or so and most of my colleagues had similar. I feel the essays for the application...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  6. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    tyang, regarding commuting to Bainbridge Island - If you are very close to the ferry on the Bainbridge side I think it could be feasible, but sometimes it would be very difficult if you didn't have a...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  7. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Well, if you really want a leg up on content, I would suggest getting a basic review book for Pathophysiology and Pharmacology. I think there is a series called "Incredibly Easy" and anything like...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  8. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Yes, these decisions are tough, and it does come down to you weighing all these things for yourself. In a way, you can consider that there is no "wrong" decision - you've got a number of outstanding...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  9. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    FWIW, I have just heard from about 10 of my colleagues that about 60-70% of them plan to go on to doctoral level work eventually, but they want the financial and experiential advantages of working a...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  10. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    newmy, I had said maybe half a dozen out of our 47 might have applied to go straight on, not half my cohort (big difference!). That was just my guess. I just posted your questions on our FB page...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  11. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Newmy123, yes, UW SON pushes their DNP program a lot - we are always hearing about it, invited to sessions to learn more about it, especially the first couple of quarters. There is a lot of support...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  12. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Also, I was very attracted by the direct-entry programs as well, but ultimately decided that devoting 3 years at this point in my life wasn't worth it. I know several of my colleagues also "did the...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  13. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Newmy, I am a current ABSN and yes, you do get to use the IMA and libraries across the whole campus.
    Feb 2
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  14. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Oh, and as for compliance. Do your shots and stuff right now. A couple of things you might need 3 rounds to finish it. It is a real nuisance if you don't have records, and can also be expensive. ...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  15. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Yes, I agree. Getting accepted by UW is just a formality. I've not heard of anyone not getting in because of that. All of us last year were waiting for a definitive acceptance letter to UW which...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  16. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    I'm not any help with housing questions, but I'll ask around for those current students living in the U-Dist. that moved into town and see if they have anything to say. Housing all around here is...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  17. Hard and Soft Skills
    Thank you for sharing this perspective. As a current BSN student nurse, I can say that I have certainly encountered some nurses who really impede the learning process with their attitudes, and these...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Clinicals vary from one semester to the next. You can see exactly what your program looks like by finding the Program Curriculum chart that lays out your program by quarter. All the classes that...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  19. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Congratulations to you guys! NJstudent, I hope you aren't committed to Fort Lewis. It is a SERIOUSLY long way from the UW. With no traffic it will take you over an hour, and with traffic I believe...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  20. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    mlauren, most people prefer to live within good bus service routes to the UW. Here is what I would avoid if you can: living across the bridge (5-20) on the other side of Lake Washington (Bellevue,...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  21. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Hi, there. So glad you started this topic and I was able to find it. I am a current ABSN student at UW and am almost halfway through. I will check in from time to time and am glad to answer any...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  22. New Nurse discouraged :( Help!
    I am currently in nursing school but am also in my mid-forties, so I have some life experience that's relevant. I feel like a fish out of water with everything new around me, too, when I am at...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. University of Washington accelerated BSN summer 2013
    I will be starting the ABSN in June this summer and am trying to make plans for transferring my kids to Seattle schools and getting other things lined up. Does anyone know if the ABSN program...
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  24. University of Washington accelerated BSN summer 2013
    I was accepted as well. Now for all the logistics.... I am about 90% sure I'm going to take it. But I have a lot of figuring out to do with my family. I will be moving over from Port Townsend for...
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  25. University of Washington accelerated BSN summer 2013
    Yes, I applied for the 2013 ABSN at UW, too. I liked the essay questions. Which one did you do? I did the mental health one. I was so glad the math was as easy as it was. I don't relish the next...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing


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