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Spring 2013 El Centro College ADN - page 8

Hi everyone! I was just wondering were there any others who were applying for Spring 2013. I was in nursing school many moons ago (2003 el centro), and have decided to take care of unfinished... Read More

  1. Visit  MorganB profile page
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    I ws told they were really back logged . I submitted mine in June and still no word.
  2. Visit  MzThunda profile page
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    Hello everyone, I am a newbie. I am anxious just like the rest of you. I am praying that we all get an acceptance letter to at least one of the schools that we have applied for.
  3. Visit  tkb89 profile page
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    Hello everyone!
    I've been stalking the board for a while now and just thought I'd leave a comment.
    I will be applying for spring 2013 with 21 points due to the last minute changes. I'm hoping to get in, but if I don't then I plan on getting in at TCC since I'll have a 4.0 and I got a 96 on my hesi! Good Luck to everyone! I hope it goes well!
  4. Visit  Yankees77 profile page
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    Welcome to all of you ladies !! I hope we all meet at our orientation.
  5. Visit  kellikelli profile page
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    Hey Maunakea!

    I'm applying with 25 points also. I would have had 17 with the old way also! Hopefully, our numbers will be good enough this time. Have you applied before or are you applying anywhere else?
  6. Visit  Maunakea profile page
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    Hi Kellikelli,

    This is my first time applying and I will also be applying to the Methodist/El Centro nursing program. This program is open to employees, their family members and volunteers. I volunteer at the Dallas hospital. They only accept I think 20 students, so it can be even more competitive than the traditional El Centro. I do not know how many people will be apply for the Methodist program so I will wait to see what the decision is for the traditional. With the Methodist program you stay within the Methodist health system, (except for psych and peds) they pay your tuition but you have to work for them for 2 years after.

    I also really have an interest in working at Parkland because it is a teaching hospital. I hope that you will get into the program.
  7. Visit  Christina Yanes profile page
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    hello,
    I am a student looking forward to being accepted into El Centro Spring 2013 program. I have submitted my application with 24 points. I am a bit on the edge if I will be accepted. After seeing other posts with points higher than mine it makes me a bit uneasy, but I wish everyone the best of luck.

    Any suggestions on what insurance is affordable and worth something just to get me by for this program? I currently have United Health Care but for the cost it seems to cover nothing.
  8. Visit  flowerpowernow profile page
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    Quote from Maunakea
    Hi Kellikelli,

    This is my first time applying and I will also be applying to the Methodist/El Centro nursing program. This program is open to employees, their family members and volunteers. I volunteer at the Dallas hospital. They only accept I think 20 students, so it can be even more competitive than the traditional El Centro. I do not know how many people will be apply for the Methodist program so I will wait to see what the decision is for the traditional. With the Methodist program you stay within the Methodist health system, (except for psych and peds) they pay your tuition but you have to work for them for 2 years after.

    I also really have an interest in working at Parkland because it is a teaching hospital. I hope that you will get into the program.
    Maunakea- I just got into the student volunteer program at Methodist- orientation was last week and my placement meeting is tomorrow. Any advice on which areas of the hospital I would or would not want? I'm also curious- so they have to hire you after graduation? Or you have to accept any position you're offered? Do you know how that works?

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  9. Visit  Maunakea profile page
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    Hi RNNelson79,

    I am not sure if you are able to pick the area you would like to volunteer. I was given my location based on what they needed filled.

    They do hire you after graduation. You are obligated to work for them for 2 years or pay them back since they paid your tuition. I do not know how accepting a position offered works.

    If I am accepted and do decide to go thru the Methodist/El Centro program I can give you more information.

    Thanks!
  10. Visit  flowerpowernow profile page
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    Seems very competitive at Methodist. While there today I learned that one of the volunteers who the director loved didn't get in the first time, applied again and still didn't get in. Yikes. Also seems like ALL support courses must be done before applying. I was hoping to take speech and micro during the summer before beginning the nursing program. Now I've gotta fit all that in.
  11. Visit  flowerpowernow profile page
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    Maunakea- Maybe we'll run into each other. I'll only be one semester behind you if you start in the Spring =)
    They set me up as an ambassador on Thursdays, too, just fyi.
  12. Visit  Maunakea profile page
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    Hi RNNelson79,


    I am glad you got your assignment location. I hope to run into you when we are both at Methodist. I am doing my volunteer days on Wednesdays for the next 3 months. I normally do Thursdays. I think you will really like volunteering at Methodist. Everyone is super friendly and nice. Have a great day!
  13. Visit  kriredmon13 profile page
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    Hello everyone, I too have been following this forum for a while.

    I applied in july for spring 2013 with 25 points.
    THIS IS SO NERVE RACKING!

    Do you guys think this is a fairly competitive score? I had 17 under the old system.
    I think I am honestly getting a little anxiety over this. I keep thinking I forgot to sign the form on my application to turn in. I remember filling out the form, I just cant remember signing it. -_- It could honestly be me blowing up something I shouldn't be.


    Kristina


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