Anyone waiting for acceptance in NVCC nursing fall 2010? - page 9

Just was wondering if anyone else is in the same boat as I am in applying for the FALL 2010 nursing at nvcc. Did anyone received their acceptance letter yet? thanks... Read More

  1. by   bowlofsurreal
    Yeah, I'm not messing around about those codes! So much more to deal with than chasing down books or codes. I ordered my books last week. Just waiting for financial aid to kick in... Now that we have our first reading assignments I wish I had my books now!

    I did order NUR 150 and 135 books and a study guide for 111 through amazon (as well as some NCLEX rationale books). They are having a promotion where they give students free prime membership for a year (just need to sign up using your school email account). Prime lets you get free 2 day shipping. I am a amazon junky and already paid for prime, which they refunded to me once I signed up as a student.
  2. by   Flames9_RN
    If ya can, take NUR 150 in 1st semester,as the reading tends to be a bit less in the 1st semester for the core nursing classes. And if ur in the traditional program and if they offer any classes in the summer, take them!! makes things so much easier on urself!!
  3. by   Qtpiecal
    Hello All - I am new to this site and have found a lot of your posts helpful! I will be applying to the nursing program at the end of this coming spring semester (2011) and have a few questions about the program.

    1) Can you submit applications to the traditional and hybrid online program, or can you only apply to one program at a time?

    2) Have you heard anything about the first come first serve basis for reviewing applications? I am extremely nervous about how late I will be applying. I will have one last pre-req to take next spring (BIO 142), I won't be able to apply until grades are in...which does not leave me much time.

    3) Besides BIO 142 I don't have many classes to take for the spring. Are there nursing courses anyone would recommend that would count towards the program?

    4) I keep seeing references to the traditional or accelerated program. Is the accelerated program the same as the online hybrid program? Or is it different?


    I would appreciate any information and advice!!!!

    Thank you!
  4. by   Shananigan
    Quote from Qtpiecal
    Hello All - I am new to this site and have found a lot of your posts helpful! I will be applying to the nursing program at the end of this coming spring semester (2011) and have a few questions about the program.

    1) Can you submit applications to the traditional and hybrid online program, or can you only apply to one program at a time?

    2) Have you heard anything about the first come first serve basis for reviewing applications? I am extremely nervous about how late I will be applying. I will have one last pre-req to take next spring (BIO 142), I won't be able to apply until grades are in...which does not leave me much time.

    3) Besides BIO 142 I don't have many classes to take for the spring. Are there nursing courses anyone would recommend that would count towards the program?

    4) I keep seeing references to the traditional or accelerated program. Is the accelerated program the same as the online hybrid program? Or is it different?


    I would appreciate any information and advice!!!!

    Thank you!
    Hi Qtpiecal,

    1) Not sure if this will change in the future, but you ARE allowed to apply to more than one nursing program at a time. If you are admitted to more than one program, the nursing department requests that you notify them of any offers you will not be accepting so that those "slots" can be offered to another student.

    2) As of now, admission is to the NVCC nursing program is no longer on a first-come, first-served basis; it's entirely merit-based (with preference given to Virginia in-state students) and competitive, since only a certain number of slots are available each year. As long as you submit your application requirements before the deadline, you will be evaluated equally among all candidates.

    3) Only admitted nursing students can take nursing courses. However, I highly recommend completing any or all nursing co-requisites before beginning the program. These include non-nursing courses like PSY 202, HLT 141, etc. Seriously--having any of these done beforehand will make your life so much easier.

    4) That depends. Sometimes the nursing department offers an accelerated in-person nursing program, which includes a full-time summer semester. The other one is the (accelerated) online-hybrid program, which also includes a full-time summer semester. It may be that the poster is using the term interchangeably, or that he/she is specifically referencing one of the programs.

    Hope this helps, and good luck with your application!
  5. by   Nova74
    has anyone taking the teas test? i spoke to the counselor and he told me that the test includes math, and English- no science... is that true? please advise..
  6. by   dmr2492
    yeah,just math reading and comprehension. no science just a couple of calculations, know farenheit to celcius and reverse. good luck!
  7. by   Nova74
    Thanks dmr2492. can you give me some feed back on the test? It's been 14 years since i was in school though i ace my English 111, still nervous about it.. was there spelling and vocabulary??
  8. by   Qtpiecal
    For the TEAS I would definitely practice the math section - seemed like I had plenty of time for the reading and English section, but I was very rushed to finish the Math. You are given no calculator so definitely know how to do the practice problems in the teas study guide (add, subtract, multiply, divide) all long-hand.

    Know conversions well also (1kg = 2.2lbs) etc.


    I personally found the reading section and math sections easy - especially if you prepare.

    I would study up on the English section (grammar, punctuation, spelling) - I didn't do as well as in the other sections, but this has always been my weaker area. There are a few questions where you have to choose the correctly spelled word and there are vocab questions as well.

    I felt like the TEAS study guide is a good prep-guide for the test.
  9. by   excitedtobehere
    Wow! I'm so glad I checked this thread! Most of the study guides are putting the conversions in the SCIENCE section, not math, so I thought we didn't have to worry about it! That could have ended badly!

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