need help please anyone

  1. Hello Everybody i am trying to get into a graduate program for my master of science in nursing. But my G.P.A IS 2.5 and most school i appplied to require 3.0 please anybody as a suggestion for thank you
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  3. by   bagladyrn
    Can you take some courses/ retake some courses in which you had lowest grades to up your GPA?
  4. by   louloubell1
    That's what I would suggest too. Try taking some easy courses that you can pull As in easily. I don't know if most schools operate like this, but I know at the school I graduated from if you retake a course and earn a better grade the second time around, only the better grade counts in your GPA. Good luck!

    Lou
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  5. by   sjoe
    I would have a chat with the Dean of the school program you are trying to get into, and see what she/he would advise. You are certainly not the only person in that situation they have talked with. Perhaps that person would know of a different school offering the same kind of degree that might be interested, for example a private school somewhere.
    Last edit by sjoe on Jan 11, '03
  6. by   DIPLOMATICRN4HIRE
    Take any courses that will boost your GPA. Since your GPA is a collective you can sand bag some courses that will increase it. Art, Music, Crafts anything of that sort, an easy A. With a collective GPA its easy to do.
    Zoe
  7. by   traumaRUs
    What about on-line? I'm doing an ADN to MSN option with University of Phoenix. So far, so good.
  8. by   lynnintn
    You could always make up for a low GPA with a high GRE or MAT score, I would think.

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