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Hi everyone! So I'm totally new here, I'm about to graduate in May from a school with a Communications degree, I decided this summer after some interesting turn of events that I wanted to be a nurse! I had some random prerecs that I had already taken and took a few more this semester. I applied to Barry's second degree program and got in! I did realize after though that the second degree program only starts in Jan? I was going to take a full course load of classes this summer at a cc and then i'd be done my prerecs and able to apply to the actual nursing program for the fall. My question is if I take all those classes this summer can I not even start taking the nursing classes in the fall? Will I have to wait until the spring semester to start? I'm out of state and I want to get through the Barry program quickly as possible! Has anyone had any issues like this?

Thanks!

Have you applied to Barry yet? You can go ahead and apply and get on the applicant list as long as you tell them that you are going to be done with the pre-reqs. In fall starts the basic option and in January starts the accelerated option so it depends which program they accept you into. ( I'm currently an accelerated student at Barry, almost done with my first semester).

My advice to you is go ahead and apply to the school and make an appointment to see a counselor and tell them when you will be done with your pre-reqs ect. You don't have to wait till you are all done. :] Best of luck.

- Asira

Hello,

I start Fall 2010, the basic option, and I believe that all the seats are full; there's a waiting list. But call the school to verify just in case.

Cary

I got accepted into Barry's FAll 2010 ever since last year because the January 2010 program was full. The programs tend to fill up pretty quickly. Even though you are starting in January 2011, you will finish at just about the same time as if you were in the traditional program that starts in the Fall. Either way, you are not missing out on much. Just take the extra time to get a jump start on studying and preparing for the program.

Best of luck!

Enyalinda,

Glad to meet people that will be starting Fall 2010 too! Will you be doing the Baptist Scholars program or the regular program at the Main Campus? Have you registered for classes yet? If so, which section?

Cary

@ Cary,

No, I have yet to register, I do so by the end of the month because I have to take a CLEP exam for Psychology. I will be sure to let you know what section I am in. I am doing the program at the main campus. What about you? Are you doing the program at the main campus as well? And I can't wait to meet you in the Fall

@ Cary,

No, I have yet to register, I do so by the end of the month because I have to take a CLEP exam for Psychology. I will be sure to let you know what section I am in. I am doing the program at the main campus. What about you? Are you doing the program at the main campus as well? And I can't wait to meet you in the Fall

I plan on doing the program at the main campus...I'm applying to the Baptist scholars program as well, but I'm more geared towards the main campus, since it's closer to home. I registered for section 3, let me know which section you choose. :)

How do you find out more information about applying to the Baptist Scholar's program?

How do you find out more information about applying to the Baptist Scholar's program?

You have to speak to the nursing advisor (the one you will register with for classes). I can't disclose her name here because the forum doesn't permit me. She will give you a copy of an application that you must submit to Baptist by April 15th. You need to send your professional resume and an essay as well.

All classes are taught at Baptist by Barry professors. So even though you register for a certain class at the main campus, if you decide to accept Baptist's offer, you will be dropped from the main campus classes, and be placed into the Baptist Bond classes. Only 30 students are accepted for this scholarship.

@Carygt:

April 15th is next week! Yikes! I guess I better get a move on this registration then. Thanks!

Hi,i am starting January 2011 at Barry,last week i talked to advisor and at this point they are calling the waiting list people.

Hello Barry Students,

I am new to this post thing, but I am starting Fall 2010 generic option at Barry University too.. I was wondering if any one applied to the Baptist scholar and if they got a response already, I did and im waiting for a reply. I cant wait to start this program, I am so excited! I hope I get the Baptist Scholarship =D In one month we will all be starting nursing courses how great is that? I hope to be meeting some of you at Orientation:nurse:

Hello Barry Students,

I am new to this post thing, but I am starting Fall 2010 generic option at Barry University too.. I was wondering if any one applied to the Baptist scholar and if they got a response already, I did and im waiting for a reply. I cant wait to start this program, I am so excited! I hope I get the Baptist Scholarship =D In one month we will all be starting nursing courses how great is that? I hope to be meeting some of you at Orientation:nurse:

Hi Priscy89!

I will also be starting the generic option this fall. I registered for section 3, which section are you in? I applied to the Baptist Scholarship, but received a letter on Saturday that I was not accepted. I have two other friends that applied with me, but they have yet to receive a phone call or letter. Hopefully you get the scholarship!! Have you bought your books and uniforms yet?

Hope to meet you soon!!!

Cary

Cary..

I have section 1.... no I havent baught books or uniform yet.. I thought we were supposed to wait for orientation to know what to buy... Im super confused...

Im sorry to hear that you did not get accepted to the Baptist Scholar, but on the bright side you are still going to be a nurse =D

I hope we do meet soon, it will be nice to have a study partner and a friend during the program ... Pm me whenver...

Pris

Hey Cary,

Well I just read ur pm to me but I dont know how to reply it wont let me... Im kind of new to this this.. But if you want to pm me your email address i can talk back to you through email until i get the hang of this thing. :eek:

Pris

I am accepted to Barry Accelerated this year. From this web site one said that in 2007only18 students graduated of 60s that were entered initially the Program. Can someone to confirm it or explain is it true? Can someone give any information about an actual graduation rate this year, or the last one, 2009? What has been a real problem for most students to pass the classes? I really surprise, if it is a true!

I will be appreciated for any response. As I have another option, but in the different state and I have to move there from Florida, which is an additional expense fro me. It is MSN, such as an entry level program for the students who have not had any nursing education before. Also, I have to wait almost two years to enter this MSN –Entry level. By the way, financial difference will be that in this case I do not have to take a private loan, compared with BSN in Barry, because it is expensive edu. , and would be impossible for anyone with a second degree to graduate without a private loan.

Thank you.

Hello, I am starting as well. Have you refinance it? With second degree we need private loan. Did you try any scholarship? I'll be appreciated let me know.

Hi Puma123,

I am a graduate of Barry's Accelerated ooption 2010. It is very doable, you just have to be organized and stay on top of your studying. We started with like 44 people and about 36 graduated this past May. First semester:we lost two people and I think that if you can't make it through the first semester, the AO is not for you. Second, semester: we lost 2 people in IFC(failure) , I hope they have changed the book for that class. Lost 1 in Mental Health due to illness. Third semester: lost 2 due to failure in Med-Surg. My advice to you is invest in Saunders Comprehensive NCLEX Review Book (4th or later edition) and practice dosage calculations before start of program, that is what helped me. Use your NCLEX book while studying, its broken into sections and you can just go along with what you're learning. Also start doing NCLEX questions first semester. Read your books and notes and do questions after to make sure you understand what you're studying. You cannot memorize, you will find yourself struggling. The professors are great and try and get involved with the Nursing Student Association, great way to network and get to know faculty and staff in school of nursing. Good Luck future nurse!!!

hi doralmom,

i am very appreciated for your information and tips. it is extremely helpful. you mentioned about failure. i read that nursing students can retake one or two classes and continue the program. does this option really exist?

i know it would be very hard!

anyway thank you so much for your response!

NightNurse876

Specializes in Utilization Management; Case Management.

Im not a Barry student but as a grad from FIUs program. If one fails they can retake once but you wont graduate at the same time so thats how a graduating class looses people. You cant move on the in courses until you pass everything so if you fail medsurg for example you must retake it the nwxt semester so you will graduate one semester later with the class that was under your original class.

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