I'm a new poster here and have been an EMT in NY and NJ since 2015. I've traveled abroad to Central America and Haiti and have worked a few "adventure" courses since my certification. I love working one-on-one with patients and suggesting best practices for self-care and better health.
In 2016, I decided to begin pursuit of a FOURTH degree (I already hold an A.A.S., B.Tech and M.S. in digital tech and comm
) and I'm currently paying out of pocket for BSN pre-req courses. I am a bit worried after researching RN schools in the NY/NJ area and seeing that accelerated BSN programs can cost upwards of $125k (NYU
Any suggestions on scholarships
or repayment programs? I'm currently looking at the Navy Nurse Candidate Program (NCP
) and a few federal repayment programs.
For those 2nd career nurses, how do you manage the debt?