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  1. Anyone failed nursing school and went back and was successful?
    TennesseeSN, I hope things are much better for you now, that your cancer is back in remission and that you are in a position to think about an LPN program. Personally, I think the fact that you...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  2. Anyone failed nursing school and went back and was successful?
    Good for her! And I hope she is "unable" to help when her family wants free nursing advice and care. Nobody deserves to be treated the way your friend was and I'm so glad she made it.
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  3. UPMC Shadyside Application Delays
    I would love to meet. The admission problems finally resolved and I'll be starting at the end of August. Even so, I would love a heads up and I might just buy some of those books and uniforms. You...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  4. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    I got 99% on the math and I had a very hard time with math back in high school. It really never went beyond pre-Algebra and very, very basic geometry. Since there's no book out there geared...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  5. UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing '09'
    What is PBL?
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  6. UPMC Shadyside Application Delays
    Thanks for your answer. Yes, I agree that more time to do science courses (having A & P out of the way would be wonderful!) could be a blessing in disguise. My plan is to wait until the end of...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  7. UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing '09'
    Thank you for responding. I really appreciate your insight about what to expect once in the program. Yes, I still hope to go to Shadyside. Hopefully, this has all just been an administrative...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    I already posted this on another Shadyside-related thread. However, I find this situation I am in sufficiently bizarre that I would like to know if others have had similar experiences applying to...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. How Competitive are Admissions UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    I am in the process of applying to Shadyside. While I cannot answer your question in terms of Shadyside, I will say that people can overcome a bad period in their undergraduate education when...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing '09'
    I am having a similar experience with Shadyside admissions now. I took the PSB on October 6 so I could apply to start in spring, 2011. Shadyside took three weeks (and a phone call from me) to get...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. UPMC Shadyside Application Delays
    I agree it might be just as well to have all the science courses out of the way. This could be a blessing in disguise. At the moment, I am disgusted with the way Shadyside has handled things-- if...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  12. UPMC Shadyside Application Delays
    I took the PSB in October and did very well. However, by the time Shadyside sent me my results and then sent me the application packet, a total of 5 weeks had passed. I had to make a few phone...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  13. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    I want to go FT. I'll be 46 when I start, so four years of school just seems too long. :(
    Oct 13, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  14. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    I just took the PSB to apply for Spring, 2011. I think I'll have to retake the science section, however, so Fall, 2011 is more likely. Audrey
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. Anyone at CCAC (Community College of Allegheny County)?
    Are all clinicals in the accelerated program on Saturdays?
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  16. Anyone at CCAC (Community College of Allegheny County)?
    Mochabean, Your posts are very useful. Thank you! I was considering applying to Shadyside, but some of their clinicals start at 6:00 a.m. I have a 12 y.o. and we have no other parent, no...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  17. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    Thanks for the insight re applying and clearances. I have had to get them in the past so I could go on field trips with my daughter's school, and it seems like the PA ones are taking longer than...
    Jun 23, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    I don't know anything about daycares close to Presby, but I can recommend the Tendercare on Center Ave a few blocks from Shadyside Hospital. T-care is a chain, but it's a small chain and seems to...
    Jun 23, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    Thanks for that information. I'm applying to the daytime/full-time program. The recruiter at the nursing school told me that clinicals can start as early as 6:00 a.m. I assume they could go as...
    Jun 23, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  20. Anyone Starting At UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing?
    I plan to take the PSB next month and apply for January. So, here's my question: I am a single parent with no family in the area. I have thought of offering a free room with kitchen/laundry...
    Jun 22, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. FAINTING...what made you drop?
    Friend, You get hero status in my books. And just wait; you're going to be the classmate everyone else turns to for encouragement and moral support. I think you're on to something-- it's...
    Jun 22, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. PSB Questions
    I am prepping for the PSB, hope to take it in September. Can anyone share experience with prep books? Are there any you wouldn't want to be without? Are there some that you don't think are worth...
    Jun 22, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Passed The Psb!! Upmc Shadyside
    Can anyone recommend the best prep books, especially for the math/science portions? Are there any books that you wish you had not bothered spending time/money on? Thanks. Audrey
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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