BSN vs RN-BSN degree for CRNA school

  1. 0 Hi everyone, can someone tell me if CRNA programs prefer you getting a straight BSN and if you bridged RN to BSN, will it look less competitive on the application?
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  4. Visit  HH_RN13 profile page
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    Not a CRNA yet, but have done my fair share of research. It does not matter. What matters is the gpa you will have, your experience in the required setting (icu for most schools) and shadowing a CRNA before you apply.
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  5. Visit  toebower profile page
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    I agree! They care about your numbers and how well you interview! I was a RN-BSN. I applied interviewed and was accepted. In the interview nothing was mentioned about how I obtained my BSN they just cared I had it. Good luck!
  6. Visit  RNtobe15 profile page
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    Thank you so much! So great to hear! I love this website I'm apply to two schools and was worried the bridge would look bad, great to know!
  7. Visit  naptime14 profile page
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    I went straight for my BSN, but many in my class got theirs online while working. I haven't heard of a program yet that actually cared where they obtained it from. I even have one in my class that interviewed and got accepted and wasn't even done w/ his BSN yet. He finished it right before we started our program.
  8. Visit  RNtobe15 profile page
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    Great info! Thanks so much
  9. Visit  RNtobe15 profile page
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    Great info, thanks! A straight BSN is my first choice and the bridge is my back up.
  10. Visit  missnurse01 profile page
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    got in with rn-bsn


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