CCBC - N/W Fall 2012 Applicants - page 5

Hello Everyone, I am applying to the CCBC Essex nights and weekends program for the fall of 2012. I am hearing all the stories about those either getting in or rejected for the Spring day... Read More

  1. by   binnyblonde
    At least I know to stop stalking my application status...I've been logging onto Simon like mad checking to see if it shows up yet.
  2. by   Djsage13
    Lmao. Me too. What are we gonna do. Are we literally waiting till mid may for letter? I need to do something. I'm not even taking a class next semester. Ahhhhh!!! I'm gonna go mad!!!!
  3. by   treefrog717
    Hey everyone...I was in your boat around this time last year. I applied and got into the Fall/2011 day program. The waiting was horrible and ours was actually delayed for two weeks because there were so many applicants. I just wanted to tell everyone to hang in there and TRY to be patient. From what I was told, they look at the TEAS test score and how many pre-reqs you took at CCBC. Good Luck to everyone who applied...HANG IN THERE!!!
  4. by   Djsage13
    Thanks for your insight. I think we are all hanging in there it's just when you apply this early the decision seems to be a lifetime away, especially when you can't even view your application online. I just wish I had more detail on how they access the TEAS and the statistics on them. I'm definitely over thinking it though! LOL
  5. by   Djsage13
    So treefrog, what do you think of the program so far? Classes, clinicals, teachers? How did you do in your first semester?
  6. by   binnyblonde
    Hi Treefrog :0)

    Thanks.. being patient is hard. I need to be sedated until about sometime in May when letters come out.

    It's good to hear about someone actually getting in. POSITIVE things instead of hearing negative. :spin:

    I also would love to hear how the program has been so far. Please - do tell. LOL!
  7. by   Djsage13
    That's hysterical Lauri about being sedated. So true. I know I can't see my application online yet I catch myself checking anyway...insanity is kicking in!!!!
  8. by   treefrog717
    it does seem a lifetime away, but once everything starts happening it will fly by. the program is really good, i like it. i won't lie, it is tough and requires a lot of ur time but for the most part the teachers are great. the students are awesome as well and always willing to help each other. i truly hope each of u gets accepted, my only advice is just try to be patient, as tough as i know that is. ccbc tends to do things on its own time as im sure most of u know
  9. by   treefrog717
    i pulled a B in my first semester which i was really proud of since i worked full time while in the program. the grading is tough...enams are worth 70% of ur grade so u def need to do well on them. anything under 74.99% is considered a failing grade, so its tough.
  10. by   binnyblonde
    Thank you

    Geeze - anything below a 74.99% is a flat out failing grade! I know that's not a grade to write home about but it's a flat out FAIL? I guess as a patient I wouldn't want the nurse who got 72's and 70's on all their tests all through nursing school either. LOL!

    It's good to hear that you like the program and that you are doing well in it.
  11. by   Djsage13
    So what are clinicals like? Are the exams hard? I heard they're like NCLEX where there are always 2 possible answers and you have the pick the best one.

    Lauri, I wonder if CCBC goes off a point system like Harford CC does. I wish they would just provide us with a clear cut definite way in which they evaluate us.
  12. by   binnyblonde
    Actually- I just asked Gwen Jones about that same thing last week because I heard they did have a point system. I did not get a clear answer. From the way it sounded they do but they don't make the information public.
    Last edit by binnyblonde on Jan 31, '12
  13. by   Djsage13
    GRRRRRR....I think I may just go insane before the decision is made. I can't believe that it's basically just February. Really?!!! Some days I am good but others the wait is just killing me and I keep battling in my head about whether or not I should have taken the teas over again. Let the madness end! LOL

    I just wish I knew how to calculate the points and that would somewhat alleviate the stress but i guess they make it top secret.