A BSN at 84 - page 2

A retired 84-year-old Missouri nurse has earned her BSN. CARTHAGE, Mo. (AP)-This will be a busy week for Leslie Nivens. She turned 84 Tuesday. And on Friday, the retired registered nurse will... Read More

  1. Visit  OCNRN63 profile page
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    Quote from ThePrincessBride
    I'm going to be the odd one out and say that while it is great that she has a BSN, I feel as though that spot could have been given to someone who needed it more.

    But congrats for her.
    What spot did she take from someone? It was an unusual situation, and they adapted the curriculum that was required and allowed her to finish the BSN online.

    It's not like she's going to be going out there taking jobs away from younger new grads.
    KimberlyRN89, joanna73, and Mulan like this.
  2. Visit  Mulan profile page
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    [QUOTE=OCNRN63;7083677

    It's not like she's going to be going out there taking jobs away from younger new grads.[/QUOTE]

    Even if she were, more power to her!
    KimberlyRN89, shamrokks, OCNRN63, and 1 other like this.
  3. Visit  joanna73 profile page
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    Most schools have x number of spots allotted for mature students. I'm sure she didn't "take" a spot away from someone else. And she would have paid her tuition just like everyone else. Good on her.
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  4. Visit  kaydensmom01 profile page
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    "I'm going to be the odd one out and say that while it is great that she has a BSN, I feel as though that spot could have been given to someone who needed it more.

    But congrats for her. "

    If they needed it more than they should have had better grades or other qualifications that made their application better than hers!
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  5. Visit  mycall2nsg profile page
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    Than's what I'm saying....
  6. Visit  mycall2nsg profile page
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    Such beautiful inspiration!!


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