I think we all need to hear it
Hopefully there are more than a few around here who attended an online/distance program, had a great experience with wonderful preceptors and are working as NPs! I know I have spoken to a few grads in my program (which is fairly new), who fared pretty well.
Yes, the student market is becoming saturated, but we all got here through hard work and perseverance. We have to keep at it with our goals in mind. I'm so excited to become an NP (and even excited about starting clinical