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Any pre-nursing studenets want to talk???

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I recently just started applying to nursing programs and I am starting to really freak myself out. My friends just don't understand how competitive the process of getting into the programs is and they keep saying I should get in. I know that they are trying to be supportive but they just don't understand. I have applied to four schools so far and I plan to apply to one more in June. I hope I at least get into to one because if I don't get into at least one I don't know what I am going to do. I really don't want to sit out a semester or two. Anyone going through something similar.

Kinda- though my delayed semester is because of my own doing (I'm delaying so I can apply to two nursing programs in my city simultaneously, instead of applying for one for the spring, one for the fall).

Even with a 4.0, I'm not guaranteed a place anywhere. It'd be really nice, but I know it's not always the case. I have a plan B, I won't give up on nursing, but it just might take me a little longer to get where I want to go.

If your grades are decent and put you in a spot to be desirable by the local programs then try not to worry so much.

Some of the people that have come through my facility on clinicals tried 2, 3, and one even 4 times to get into their chosen program.

A letter of denial isn't the end of the world, it's more like a speedbump.

I'm feeling the stress a bit. My final application is due August 1, so I still have quite a wait in front of me.

My grades are pretty decent but they could have been better if I had tried more.

So far I have been denied by one of the schools but it was not one of the major ones I wanted to attend because I found out that they don't have dorms and I can't commute 4 hours there and back everyday or afford to get an apartment.

I went the community college route, it's cheaper. And at my current school..it's easy to transfer to accelerated courses. So right now, I'm finishing up my pre-req...my advisor said I have more then enough points to get into the RN program. I've compared my scores to students who have recently been accepted. It's less competitive. But before you go that route, check if you will be able to transfer to a 4yearcollege in oder to get your BSN

But that's just an alt. route/

That is the route I wanted to go but I don't meet the ACT requirement. I guess I will be going to another community college to do the ADN program then go to a university to do the accelerated BSN program.

I also am trying to go into nursing, and honestly, my friends and my boyfriend is saying the same thing that I will get in especially since all the schools I am applying are private schools... But I am lacking experience and the GPA... so I wish someone from the school would give me more appropriate answers :(

I hate to go to another community college, but I have to do what I have to do and what I feel maybe best for me.

I hate to go to another community college, but I have to do what I have to do and what I feel maybe best for me.

Do you mean go get an AA RN first then do RN-BSN abridged?

I also am trying to go into nursing, and honestly, my friends and my boyfriend is saying the same thing that I will get in especially since all the schools I am applying are private schools... But I am lacking experience and the GPA... so I wish someone from the school would give me more appropriate answers :(

I wish the same thing or at least to be able to talk to someone who has completed the program or currently in the program.

I'm feeling the stress a bit. My final application is due August 1, so I still have quite a wait in front of me.

Jen you're SUCH hard worker and, from I have seen, are kicking serious butt. Any program would be lucky to have you!

At this point in time I'm only applying to one Accelerated BSN program- application is due September 1 and the program will start January 2018. If I don't get in, there's 2 other accelerated programs that begin in May 2018 I'll be applying to. But fingers crossed I won't have to!

Nimrodel, BSN, RN

Specializes in Psychiatric/Mental Health, Med-Surg, Corrections. Has 3 years experience.

I only applied to one nursing school for this fall, so it's high stakes for me and I'm super nervous. I didn't apply to any other ones cause I need to stay local (I live at home and can't afford to move out) and while there are like...6 other local schools here, they either require all prereqs already be completed (I've got some in progress still) or they're graduate programs which I can't do since I don't have a bachelor's. I hear back from the one I applied to on the 28th. Fingers crossed.

I know how you feel. I only applied to one local community college that accepts 32 people each year. My denial/acceptance letter comes in the mail shortly after the 18th. I'm not really thinking about it though cause I don't want to be bummed out if I don't make it in.

I only applied to one nursing school for this fall, so it's high stakes for me and I'm super nervous. I didn't apply to any other ones cause I need to stay local (I live at home and can't afford to move out) and while there are like...6 other local schools here, they either require all prereqs already be completed (I've got some in progress still) or they're graduate programs which I can't do since I don't have a bachelor's. I hear back from the one I applied to on the 28th. Fingers crossed.

Good luck on getting in. I have to wait until mid June to find out if get in anywhere.

I am already bumming myself out and I think its starting to affect my school work now.

I've been working on pre-reqs for two years now (in my fourth semester). I've only applied to one nursing program in the fall, and believe me, I am terrified. I have a 4.0 GPA and an 87 on the TEAS, yet the program is very competitive.

I saw a Walt Disney quote on this site a few days a go, "Why worry? If you've done the very best you can, worrying won't make it any better", and I am trying to drill it into my brain. I won't hear anything until the end of May.

Apple-Core, ASN, BSN, RN

Has 2 years experience.

I'll be submitting my application in May. The deadline is May 31st, for a Fall start date. I'm just wrapping up the final classes I need; my grades should post the first few days of May, then I can submit. I plan to apply to 2 schools, both are community college. I could never afford private school. The program I'm applying for is super-competitive too, and even with a half decent GPA and HESI-A2 scores, there's no guarantee. Yes, I'm nervous because I know they receive a good 2-300 applications every block, for about 30~ places. My plan B is to just re-apply next round if I don't get in this time, and keep on trying!