vcu amsn/absn admissions

  1. 0 I'm new to this forum. Received a waitlist letter for VCU's AMSN program today. Anyone else hear anything? There was a note in my letter saying ABSN letters would be sent out mid-Jan.
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    From 'Suffolk, VA, US'; Joined Jan '12; Posts: 158; Likes: 167.

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  3. Visit  tribe12 profile page
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    I got a wait list letter for the AMSN program today. I am kind of bummed, but still have 3 schools to hear from.
  4. Visit  jt43 profile page
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    Have you completed all your pre-reqs for vcu? I'm wondering if they waitlist applicants when they dont have official transcripts for all the pre-reqs
  5. Visit  tribe12 profile page
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    I am taking MicroBio and Physiology with labs this spring, so that could be a possibility. Do you still have outstanding prereqs?
  6. Visit  jt43 profile page
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    I finished my pre-reqs last semester. Am abt to send my transcript in. I know 2 people who got into the MSN pgm. Both were waitlisted and both found out accepted after they turned in all the transcripts for the pre-reqs.

    Edited to clarify that the people I know were admitted previous years not this year.
  7. Visit  tribe12 profile page
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    That's interesting. I guess I will just have to wait and see at this point. Hopefully something will work out in the end for us all.
  8. Visit  slustudent profile page
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    Hey everyone, I've been reading on this forum for awhile, I don't think I've commented yet though. I just received a big envelope today and have been accepted into the AMSN program for child's health. I'm really hoping you all get in from the waitlist...it seems like people have a really good shot at getting in from the waitlist, so fingers crossed!
  9. Visit  jt43 profile page
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    Slustudent, did you finish your pre-reqs before you applied? Just gathering data for my theory. I didn't realize there even was a child health specialty. Congrats and good luck!
  10. Visit  slustudent profile page
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    Thanks...and yeah the child health specialty prepares MSN students to be primary care NPs for pediatrics. What specialties did you all apply to, or the ABSN program? I have one pre-req left to take this semester-Human Physiology (I already took Anatomy, my school does one full semester w/ lab of Anatomy, and then one full semester of Physiology w/ lab). I just took Nutrition this past semester and had my updated transcript sent to VCU about a week ago.
  11. Visit  jt43 profile page
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    So much for my theory. I applied under adult acute care.
  12. Visit  tribe12 profile page
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    I applied to Child Health also, congrats slustudent!
  13. Visit  ZenLover profile page
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    I applied to the ABSN program and as of today no news in the mailbox. I am thinking probably not until next week, but as soon as they stick them in the mail I should pretty much get notice the next day since I live in Richmond. I also have not finished all my prereqs. I am finishing up A&P2 now. I had a 4.0 on all my prereqs until A&P1. I got a 88 which translated to a 3.0...really hard for me to take and had to turn it into the VCU before the first of the year. I really hope it didn't ruin my chances.

    Did anyone log into their on-line application to see what updates where made to it if any? It seems like I remember reading some threads on here from students that applied last year saying that if you were accepted you could tell by how they updated your on-line application. I wonder what the difference would be between accepted, wait-listed or denied...if any or if it was just speculation. I guess we will all know eventually one way or the other.
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    My MSN app has a line that says:Application Status: Complete ready for reviesMy BSN app has that line removed and the following inserted:Current Program: Bachelor of ScienceDon't know if that means anything...

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