Any advice on applying for a job after you finish the program? Specifically, a few of the places I'm looking at want references from Nursing Instructors and as an Excelsior student I don't really have any to give them. Did anyone run into a situation like this? I've just finished my exams and am preping for CPNE and I want to be ready to apply to a few hospitals around the time I go for the NCLEX-RN. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks!