It's me! I posted this thread... I just found out last week I got accepted into St. Philips Vocational Nursing Program! Yay for me!
It isn't all that hard to get into.
You have to get all your vaccinations, take the "entrance exam" AKA the accuplacer (some people have a tough time with that.. all I can say is to do some of the practice exams online), and then fill out some application paper work, and write a short essay.
I've been going to Northwest Vista College half time for about a year, just doing basic classes. Although there are no prereq.s for this program. I believe the minimum GPA is like a 2.0 or 2.5, I had a 3.95 at NVC, so I would say if you have good grades, take the accuplacer, get your vaccinations, and do the paper work you should have no trouble getting in.
Check out their website... www.accd.edu/spc
and then go to the Vocational Nursing page to look up more info.
I encourage everyone who is passionate about nursing and the healthcare field to apply!
I'll keep you all informed on how it goes! Wish me luck!