I am looking into going to chamberlain at the arlington campus this fall...anyone else looking here or know much about the school? I just started looking into it and might go take a look around the school next week. I have heard mixed reviews about the school in general. Some love it some say the pass rates are low and it's a waste of money. Just trying to get a feel for what the school is really like. It's really the only nursing program close enough to me that is not a 4yr program. I LOVE the fact that they have a 3yr bachelors program which is what i had been looking for. Any advice/comments are appreciated!! Oh also any comments on the entrance exam?
Jul 2, '10
I do not know of it, but I am not in Arlington. The main thing is make sure it is accredited with the proper agency. Have you looked on any site to make sure it is? Also, research (if possible) on the Tx. Board of Nurse Examiners site, and see if the info from past is on there. At least once a year, in our Nursing newsletter put out by the board, there is a list of schools and it states whether they have any recommendations, warnings, etc. regarding accreditation.
Jul 3, '10
Theres a school close to me here in Ohio; I thought about transferring after my LPN, until I found out their RN classes go mainly to LTC for clinicals, and to be frank, I'm not built for LTC. Thats all we did during my LPN clinicals and it drove me crazy. I can't imagine that I would learn much as an RN doing more clinicals in the same places. I hope your Chamberlain is different.
Jul 20, '10
I went to the open house the arlington campus had and I was impressed. They seem very well organized and the labs looked like a hospital floor. It's very pretty because it's new but VERY expensive. I'm also thinking of applying, but for next year. I have not heard any reviews or anything about Chamberlain so I'm not sure if it is worth all that money, but I do like that you can graduate after 3 years with a bachelors. If you do get more info, please let me know because I am also interested.
Jul 20, '10
The only thing i now know is that they aren't accredited
so i decided against it for now probably just going to take some gen. ed classes at nova so that i'd also have the option to transfer into GMU's nursing program but i wish more programs offered the 3yr bsn!
Jul 27, '10
hi kelbelle21!!! i checked with chamberlain and they said they are in the process of being accredited. all their other locations/campus are accredited so she said they are pretty certain that the arlington campus will be accredited soon. i'm not sure how long that will take though. good luck!
Jul 27, '10
I moved this to the Virginia Nursing Programs
Discussion forum because it's a campus-based program, not distance learning.
Sep 11, '10
Anyone out there headed to the Chamberlain Arlington Campus this fall??
Oct 26, '10
Are you going to Chamberlain this Fall 2010? If you are, how do you like it? did you transfer any credits there?
Nov 18, '10
I started Chamberlain this Fall. So far so good. I will say it is alot of work but well worth it. I transferred in 31 credits. So I have a few gen ed courses that they require that I didn't have buit overall I am very satisfied with the path I choosen with Chamberlain. The instructors are very knowledgeable and all have advanced degrees. If you are thinking about it, I would contact them and check it out. It is so awesome to go a school where they want to see you do well.
Mar 21, '11
I, too, was looking into that school for this July.
Now, many months have passed.. do you still like it?
Would you recommend the program?
I didn't know if they would have flexible schedule and if it would be worth going
with that amount of tuition..
But if the program is really helpful, I am willing.
So plz give me some more info..
Mar 21, '11
Have you attended any of their open houses? They have one coming up on May 4th from 6p to 8p.
The open houses are quite helpful and their professors mean business. they are in it with you until the end and want you to succeed. The tuition is another story but it is worth it. They have been accredited and are just preparing a press release to let the public know. You can also call them at 7034167300 and ask to speak with an advisor who will answer most of your questions. Hope that helps. I have been accepted for the July start date and can't express my excitement.
. Good luck in your decision making.
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