Has anyone in Tennessee heard of Accelerated Learning Center? PLEASE HELP!
- 0Apr 7, '10 by allizfullofloveI am an LPN trying to become an RN. I am looking at a place called Accelerated Learning Center. Has anyone heard of it? I met 2 nurses during my clinicals that were going through them and they had nothing but good things to say about it,but I cant find anything else about it ANYWHERE! Please help!
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- 0Apr 23, '10 by fwardlaw147I believe the link is rnsooner.com. I went to their office down in the metroplex area last year before starting my LPN program. They seemed nice. Unfortunately, I do not know much about the program. They were not forthcoming with the tuition amounts or the actual time it takes to finish due to my lack of LPN status last year.
- 0May 15, '10 by drgradenActually, I am the President of ALC. We have been in TN for 5 years now. We provide Masters and Doctoral level instruction focused on the Excelsior College exams. We also provide a CPNE Lab, as well as a NCLEX Lab.
Classes are one day per week, for 4 hours. There are both morning and evening classes available, including Saturdays. This means that you can maintain a full-time pace and still keep your job.
For those of you who know Lynn Frederick, you may want to ask her about us. She has visited me at my office in Nashville, TN and seen our operation for herself.
StateBoardFacts: Excelsior no longer runs that partnership program. I wish they did.
As far as fwardlaw147's concern about not disclosing rates, there was no point since she was not qualified for Excelsior's program. Although our rates have not changed in 2 years, who knows if they will or not once she graduates from LPN school?
As a matter of policy, we do not sign up a new student until they have our rates, as well as any they will take for EC, exams, clinicals, books, etc. in writing. I don't believe in "surprises" of this nature.
Anyway, hope that clears things up.
BTW: I may be wrong about this, but I believe that we are the only non-traditional nursing program allowed to speak to Tennessee Tech's LPN classes on site, prior to their graduation.
- 0Jun 15, '10 by drgradenQuote from tenn lpnI'm not quite sure what you expected. If you need all of your General Ed classes and all the nursing classes - then add in the CPNE lab and NCLEX lab - then add in your books and Excelsior fees - all that totals less than 1 year's tuition at a traditional nursing school!I was completely astonished with the $$.
We pride ourselves on doing everything possible to make our program affordable and flexible enough to accommodate any work schedule. Plus we have a pass guarantee second to none.