Going back to school at 30 to become a RN -- need advice! - page 2

Hi there! I am considering going back to school to become an RN. I already have a B.A in English Literature and have worked as a community journalist and as a subtitle editor-- interesting but... Read More

  1. by   InfusionRN30
    Never had a problem finding a job in New Mexico. BSN will give you an advantage in the job market though. It's never too late to learn. I would say in my BSN program over half was over 30, with kids, and usually a second career. Shadowing is a good idea, nursing is not for everyone. I have loved it personally, multiple opportunities if you don't like the area you are currently working in.
  2. by   turnforthenurse
    Definitely go for the BSN. A lot of hospitals are making the switch to BSN-prepared nurses. Since you already have a B.A., have you checked into an accelerated BSN program?