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  1. Any tips on how to succeed in nursing school?
    Time management and organization. In my opinion, these two elements are the foundation towards success in nursing school. If I don't feel well prepared and have everything in the right place, then...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  2. I'm turning 25 soon and I want to be a nurse, am I kidding myself?
    I will be 27 this August and I'm currently in my first year of nursing school, and in all honesty I wouldn't have been able to hack it if I were a younger student. Based on my own personal...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. How many times were you rejected before getting into nursing school?
    I applied twice for my community college program. I was not accepted or wait listed either time, and I had a 3.36 GPA. While that's a decent GPA, it honestly does not cut it when you are applying for...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Nursing program at Rasmussen
    Hi, I'm currently attending Rasmussen for their Nursing program :) Which campus will you be at?
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Everest or Rasmussen RN Program?
    @mzwhyte77 -- How did you do with your TEAS? Rasmussen only looks at your overall score, not your individual scores (math, science, etc). I believe you need an overall score of 55% or 65% to be...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. SPC Spring 2013 hopeful, anyone else biting their nails?!?!
    I've yet to receive an email. Is it possible that they are sending out acceptance letters first, and then alternates / rejections? I'm almost certain I'll probably be an alternate this time...I keep...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. Everest or Rasmussen RN Program?
    @Tampabp, yes, the TEAS test is required for admittance into Rasmussen's RN program. They've recently switched from the HESI exam to the TEAS V exam. You need an overall score of 60% in order to be...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Everest or Rasmussen RN Program?
    Hi I'm going to Rasmussen NPR campus on Wednesday for their RN information session. I have a friend who recently graduated from their RN program and had nothing but positive things to say about her...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. SPC Spring 2013 hopeful, anyone else biting their nails?!?!
    I haven't heard anything from neither one. I figured EAYL will start contacting applicants after tomorrow, October 10th, since that is their application deadline. As far as SPC goes, if you check...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  10. Retaking classes at another college (SPC, HCC, and PHCC)
    I'm looking into retaking my APII class at another college to obtain a higher grade to boost my GPA (as of right now a 3.36, so not the most competitive...ugh :( ). I originally took the course at...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. SPC Spring 2013 hopeful, anyone else biting their nails?!?!
    I've applied for the EAYL program as well. The application deadline is October 10th for outside applicants, so I believe that they will be contacting applicants once the deadline date has past. I...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. Spc / eayl 2013 - teas?
    I've recently applied for SPC's RN program for the January 2013 start, however, my GPA is on the lower end of the scale at a 3.4, so I know my chances of getting in are slim to none, which is why I'm...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  13. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    I got a C in APII for the lecture and a C in Statistics - those are my two lowest grades. I've already asked if I could retake those courses and was told by an academic advisor that they were not...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    I'm being considered for the second pool in May. I've been crunching numbers and grades all morning, and even if I do extra credit in Microbiology I'll still have a B in the class (lab too), and my...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    Well that does make the odds a little bit better if they are only interviewing about 12 people! If they just finished up interviews last week then I'm assuming that they won't be making any...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    No not yet...I'm hoping that this will be the week!!
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    Congrats!!!!! Good luck :yeah:
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    Hey Jennifer - I haven't heard anything yet! Still patiently waiting **goes back to twiddling thumbs**
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  19. If you were "wait-listed"
    I got my letter today. I was not accepted, but I was not rejected. I am going to be "reevaluated" in mid May. The reason is because I didn't have my computer competency test completed when I...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    Okay, I should have checked my mail before I made my last post, since I just got my letter and this is what I got: "As of March 1, 2011, our records indicate that you have not met all the...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    So sorry to hear that...Keep trying! I know I will be getting a rejection letter as well this week...When I talked to the academic advisor she said I wouldn't get in this fall since I'm not done...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. How long does it take (EAYL Question)?
    Well that's reassuring news! I guess I can somewhat relax knowing that they're still completing second round interviews for another program. From what I've gathered on here by reading other posts...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. How long does it take (EAYL Question)?
    Hi Jennifer! Yeah I was thinking the same as well - that we wouldn't hear anything back until mid April. It's definitely making me antsy. Every time my cell phone goes off I get all excited,...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. How long does it take (EAYL Question)?
    I went on an interview for the Earn As You Learn program last Monday (so ten days ago) for Baycare and SPC. They are no longer accepting applications for the position, so I'm assuming that they are...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. SPC fall 2011 nursing program
    Anyone get acceptance letters yet (or rejection letters)? I know I won't get in for the Fall semester...I'm in Micro now and have a 3.4 GPA, so it's a given that I will be denied. I'll be...
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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