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  1. OB & Peds units; midwifery/DNP programs in Seattle
    Hi,I'm an RN with a few mos of experience. I work in postpartum at a big, busy hospital (3PP floors) in Chicago. I'd like to move to Seattle after I wrap up a year here. My goal is to transfer to one...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  2. Loyola University Med Center
    Loyola was bought by Trinity, I don't think they'll have a name change. A lot of my classmates had clinicals there and enjoyed all of their rotations. They're not known for hiring Loyola grads, or...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  3. Does a RN salary cut it in Chicago?
    What Juli said - you'll be fine. Chicago rent will run you between $700 and $1500 for a 1BR, depending on where you live. Realistically, expect to pay closer to $900 for a one bedroom. Logan Square,...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  4. Job market
    I think it's opening up a little, but definitely better for BSN than ADN. I looked at Alexian Bros jobs the other day and just about all of their positions require 2-3yrs of experience, w/ very few...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  5. Where to Take Prerequisites for ABSN
    They don't care where you take courses, just get good grades. I just graduated from Loyola's ABSN and I took all of my prereqs at community colleges. I'd recommend Wilbur Wright over Truman if you...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  6. Loyola Accelerated BSN
    I'm in the cohort that graduates in May 2012. I got in w/ a 3.0 cum gpa, but a 4.0 prereq gpa... and my low grades were from over 11 years ago, so I think they based my acceptance on essay and life...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  7. What Illinois colleges are less competitive for getting into (BSN) nursing school?
    I don't know about actual gpa rqmts, but based on the people I know who got into programs... I'd say Chamberlain is easy, and perhaps North Park University.
    Nov 21, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  8. Rush Oak Park - Registry CNA position/interview
    Hi there, I'm looking for some hints for those of you with some hospital experience under your belts. I've been completing prerequisites to apply to BSN / master's-entry nursing programs that...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. Oakton vs. William Harper
    Hi all, I've finally made a decision to move towards an ADN, and I'm going to put all of my effort into applying to either Oakton or Harper. I'm at Oakton now, taking my prerequisites. I really...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  10. Pre-Nursing Job Decision: Package Handler or Patient Care Technician
    Should you opt for the package handling position, I have some tips for the drive. (I'm finishing up pre-reqs for nursing school and I drive four days a week to a college between 30minutes to an hour...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Triton College 2010 Nursing Program
    Triton has only one registration period - January, I believe. From that pool of candidates they select the fall (of the same year) and spring (of the following year) students. In addition, you have...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  12. Chicago Nursing Programs - ABSN vs. Generalist Entry Masters-- What is better?
    Hi there, This thread is shockingly relevant, right down to the possible college options and Truman, where I'm planning on doing some prereq work... Since you both mentioned Truman, I thought...
    Nov 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice

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