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Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

Hi everyone. Iam looking into the kaplan college in sacramento lvn program that starts in october. I went for the tour already and passed the first test. What i was wondering was does anyone have any thoughts on this school? are you currently attending this class? how are the teachers what type of finacial aid do they have? any info would be greatly appreciated. also i was looking at csi college in vacaville anything on that school would be helpful too.

Hi!! im looking into going to Kaplan in sac too!! i'm going in tomorrow to re take the hesi test.. but i think it'll be a pretty good school!! HOPEFULLY!! but do not go to csi in vacaville!! i was goin to go there last year but my friend told me that they are sooo unorganized.. her class went without a teacher for 2 weeks!! and she got kicked out because they said she was doin her homework in class!!

Kaligirl02, ADN, BSN, MSN, LVN, RN, APRN, NP

Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

lol.. I'm going tomorrow too to retake the test. i passed the first time but i want to bring my math score up a bit.. Oh yeah no I changed my mind about csi. after all the financial aid and my grants i still needed 14k to go there. I almost laughed in the ladies face. are you nervous? i originally took mine 7/22. i dislocated my wrist about a week ago. hopefully it wont hinder me from getting a good score. are you from sacramento?

im from fairfield but i live in sacramento now.. i did really good on the math and did horrible on the other stuff.. i still got a passing score but want to bring it up! but that's that same day i took mine lol that's funny.. im kind of nervous but i feel better about it now than i did last week!! i hella didn't kno it was goin to be that long! they didn't tell me anything so i was just assuming i was goin to be there for an hour max!!

Kaligirl02, ADN, BSN, MSN, LVN, RN, APRN, NP

Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

lol. Have you checked the evolve website? so far i figured the average score is 78% i passed with a 73%. my "advisor" said that they will be testing till the 2nd week of august. i hope i get in. i've been studying my but off with that math. my scores we're really good but that math brought it down soooo much. hehe. i started rushing because everyone started to leave and i felt like a loser. tomorrow... im not going to care. im taking my sweet time!!!! lol. it sucks that they wont let you just take the section you need to take again and not make you do it all... i wonder if it is the same test..do you know? oh and i think i know who you are...i think we spoke going to the bathroom???

yea that was me! you live on base right!? but yea i checked the website out! and it better be the same test!! i've been studying alot too!! are you really 24?!?! you look so much younger!! i started to feel pretty dumb too when ppl started leaving!! but i still took my time!!! i did the worst in vocab!!! i was like *** does that mean on hella of those words!! lol but i think i'll do much better! i hope i get in toooo!!! ima be sooo mad if i dont.. i can't picture my self goin to school for 4+ years waitin on that waiting list to be a nurse!!

Kaligirl02, ADN, BSN, MSN, LVN, RN, APRN, NP

Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

Yup I live on base!!! see i gave into peer pressure and rushed hehehe. I know what you mean i dont want to go to a jc for all that time and stuff either. Yeah im 24.. my mom says one day im going to like looking so young. that day has not come yet!! i figured people were going to have trouble with the vocab if they didn't have med experience or a&p done with. im hoping it is the same test because the few questions i missed in the vocab test i have memorized!!!! Do you what they use for financial aid? i wonder how many people have taken the test...

i think they use federal financing.. so like basically every1 gets approved!! i was tryin to go to unitek and they dont have fed fin. yet so i had to try to get a private loan! and got turned down! i was so sad lol! idk how many ppl are taking it!! but i was totally surprised to see that many ppl there when we took it!!! i really hope we both get in!!

Kaligirl02, ADN, BSN, MSN, LVN, RN, APRN, NP

Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

i was looking into unitek too.. but my advisor guy was really rude!! that's good if the use fed money. how much is the course? my advisor is really new and she dosen't know to much. sorry for all the questions. it would just suck doing all this to find out it is really expensive. i heard that there is alot of grants for nurses but i cant find any. thank god i have one cause my husband is in the military.

it's like 26,000!!! all these vocational schools are sooo expensive!!! and omg you married too!!! you look sooo young!! ecspecially with you hair in pigtails!! i thought you were like 19!!! lol but yea it'll def be good when your like 50 lookin 30 and stuff lol!! i kno you get id'd all the time..

Kaligirl02, ADN, BSN, MSN, LVN, RN, APRN, NP

Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

lmao. yeah ALL the time girl. did you see how much western career college charge? 40k i was like seriously!!! i wish there was more schools for nursing. everywhere you go its schools for criminal justice,cosmetology and they are like dirt cheap!!! 26k isn't that much i guess.. especially sine you're in class for a couple of semesters you might be able to get 20k in loans then hustle the other 6. yeaah im married. lol. it will be a year on the 23of aug. he is in the military but he is getting deployed in jan so if i do get in i'll just have to practicing my skills at home on the dog.. lol!!

well congrats on that!!! but yea western is waaayy too much!! and the lady was hella rude!! and she tried to get over and say i had to go thru the med assit. class 1st.. just trying to get more $$ out of me!!!

Kaligirl02, ADN, BSN, MSN, LVN, RN, APRN, NP

Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

i heard alot of people on this site say things like that. that is crazy. well i wish you good luck and see you tomorrow....bright and early!!! im doing math quizes.

good luck to you too girl!!! see you in the am!! 9.30 right!?!

hey girl!! sorry it took so long to write back!! i didn't get an email sayin you wrote on here.. but anyways i did much better last time i got a 73% now i got and 80%.. but on the reading part i pressed pause and leave test on accident when i was tryin to submit an answer to a question!! how did you do!?!?

Kaligirl02, ADN, BSN, MSN, LVN, RN, APRN, NP

Specializes in NICU( RN), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Has 13 years experience.

lol. oh so it didn't mess with your score though right? umm i did good. i got an 83% over all. now all we can dos just wait...lol. have you heard anything?

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