ADN @ Excelsior to enrollment in WGU questions

  1. 0 What is your recent experience with transferring from EC to WGU RN-BSN?

    I have an ASN/ADN from EC and I am waiting on transcripts to get to WGU. Is it still true that if you have an ASN that you get the lower level courses waived (Micro/A &P)? My A&P has lab credit because I took them thru a CC but my Micro was an EC exam. I know if you have an AAS you have to take a few extra courses, just curious about the ASN.
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    What is your recent experience with transferring from EC to WGU RN-BSN?

    I have an ASN/ADN from EC and I am waiting on transcripts to get to WGU. Is it still true that if you have an ASN that you get the lower level courses waived (Micro/A &P)? My A&P has lab credit because I took them thru a CC but my Micro was an EC exam. I know if you have an AAS you have to take a few extra courses, just curious about the ASN.



    i too want to know about it. anyone?
  5. Visit  klone} profile page
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    I would guess that if your micro didn't have a lab component, then they will make you retake it.
  6. Visit  BeachCathyRN} profile page
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    Graduated for Excelsior last year and start April 1st RN-BSN. Yes Micro and A&P both have to have lab-mine did and both transferred, the only thing I need is Biochem, Statistics and US History(strange) and their Nursing Courses. Start in a few weeks-ready to get going and get done!!
  7. Visit  klone} profile page
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    Yes, it looks like they're requiring History now with their January curriculum changes.
  8. Visit  Nervous1} profile page
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    I did take a Statistics course thru Straighterline so I hope I can bypass that one, statistics scares the crap out of me. My Micro was the EC exam so I guess I can suck it up and redo it. I doubt if I start before June/July. I'm working like crazy right now. Thanks for the input!
  9. Visit  4sunshine} profile page
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    How was statistics class with straighterline?
  10. Visit  Nervous1} profile page
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    Statistics was awful for me, hated every minute of it much like algebra. I took Business Stats. But in comparison to taking a butt in the seat or self study course, I guess I had it easy.
  11. Visit  Sbarbre} profile page
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    I am fighting WGU right now. They are as of 2013 NOT excelsior friendly. They accepted my micro and AP in 2012 but I was unable to start d/t them losing my transcripts for MONTHS (grrrr.) So they did another transcript eval in 2013 and my micro was not accepted but my AP was. I figured, ok well that sucks but I will appeal micro. I lost the micro appeal and found out the start of college that them accepting my AP was "a computer error!" So I was ****** of course! BTW your "two" science classes of micro and AP end up being 5 classes with labs included. Pretty crazy stuff. Debating whether to ask for my money back or not....
  12. Visit  Sbarbre} profile page
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    haha. I the word I wrote got bleeped!! I didn't write anything worse guys! just wanted to clear that up!
    Last edit by JustBeachyNurse on Jun 6, '13 : Reason: ToS spelling to circumvent censors
  13. Visit  msa9179} profile page
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    I did Microbiology and A&P through Excelsior, both without labs. I am in my first term at WGU and I am having to retake Microbiology with Lab completely, and I have to take Physiology and A&P Lab. There are normally two A&P courses at WGU, but I am only having to take one of them in order to also take the lab. They said that the lab portions could not be taken independently, so I have to retake Micro completely, since it is only one class with the lab, and have to take one A&P class in order to take the lab. So, overall, I saved one A&P class. Not thrilled about it, but I always knew this might happen after doing my RN through Excelsior (considering Excelsior does not have labs attached to those classes).
  14. Visit  featherzRN} profile page
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    Same here. They accepted my anatomy (with lab) to cover the first anatomy class, but I have to retake physiology, micro, and labs for both. Ah well.


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