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  1. Need feedback on two schools (Chamberlin v. Purdue Calumet)
    I'd also look into the number of candidates sent to take NCLEX. Some schools may have 100% pass rate but with fewer number of candidates. For example, Trinity College had 9 candidates who took...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  2. Do you get looked over for having a ADN rather than BSN?
    If you want to work right away, get your LPN. Some LPN schools offer a 12-month program. Research them thoroughly. LPNs make $18-23/hr. Work for at least a year. Put some experience under your...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  3. Anyone have helpful pointers for getting into nursing in Chicago?
    If you're married but no kids and have 5 years of managerial experience, I'll go for a BSN. Look for a fast track program like Chamberlain College of Nursing. You can leverage your business skills...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  4. Anyone attending Ambria College for the RN program?
    LPNstudent1234... Sorry I don't share your views... Ambria never claims to be NCA HCL (Higher Learning Commission) accredited. But it is accredited since 2007. Their accreditation information is on...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  5. Ambria College
    The RN program at Ambria is rigorous. You have to study. If you don't have the time, do NOT apply. Ambria is a small private LPN school located in Hoffman Estates. The owner holds the information...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  6. Any one attending Ambria College of Nursing?
    Ambria's A&P I is 7 weeks. A&P II is another 7 weeks. To progress , you need to earn C or better. These courses meet 2 days/week or 4 nights/week. They are fast track. I recommend taking Anatomy...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  7. Anyone attending Ambria College for the RN program?
    I, too, attend this school. But I have nothing but positive experience with Ambria's staff and administration. I feel that sometimes they bend over backwards for their students. Charging for...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  8. Any one attending Ambria College of Nursing?
    If you took your Anatomy & Physiology courses at other schools and they're transferable, the cost of the LPN is 22000. I think almost every school is in the business of selling their programs to...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. LPN Private Schools?
    Their RN program is an LPN-to-RN Bridge. They also have a new name. They're now Ambria College of Nursing.
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  10. Anyone in Americare Institute LPN program in Schaumburg???? =)
    Americare Technical School (the one in Park Ridge) did not even meet the 75% pass rate required by the Board of Nursing to be in good standing. By the way the 2010 NCLEX result is already up at the...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  11. Does Anyone Know about Americare Institute?
    I was originally considering going to Chamberlain for a BSN. They have a campus in Addison and just opened a location in Chicago right by Lane Tech H.S on Western. But I don't have the discipline to...
    Jan 29, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  12. Anyone in Americare Institute LPN program in Schaumburg???? =)
    I attended their information session. They said they're moving because they need a bigger building for their RN program that starts in May. Honestly,I don't mind driving... I have a friend who drove...
    Jan 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  13. Does Anyone Know about Americare Institute?
    Not yet... I'm looking at the May program. How about you? What school did you choose?
    Jan 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  14. Does Anyone Know about Americare Institute?
    Hi Oreanna, Last year, I went to visit several private LPN schools. I wasn’t satisfied with the information I was getting. I figured I could only get the answer I am looking for unless I see it...
    Jan 25, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  15. Small private nursing schools in IL
    Have you tried looking into the Illinois Board of Nursing website for a complete list of BSN programs? Here's the link that also shows their pass rates. ...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. LPN Private Schools?
    Thanks sgthanzo and smokey2112 for your input. Is there anyone out there who has information about the different LPN schools? Thanks in advance.
    Oct 25, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  17. LPN program in Chicago
    Misspeachy, does Americare Institute also accept the WIA grant or any other type of academic scholarships even though you're already receiving PELL grant and federal student loans?
    Oct 24, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  18. LPN Private Schools?
    actually, i created a table that will help me evaluate the different private lpn programs as listed in the board of nursing website. http://nursing.illinois.gov/education.asp#lpn i want to be...
    Oct 22, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  19. Help Rank Private LPN Programs
    i created a table that will help me evaluate the different private lpn programs as listed in the board of nursing website. http://nursing.illinois.gov/education.asp#lpn i want to be able to...
    Oct 22, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing


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