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I applied to the upcoming may 2018 cohort for the accelerated nursing program at Michigan state. I'm waiting to hear back from admissions and am getting anxious. I have a 3.5 overall Gpa and 3.3 prereq gpa. Wondering if anyone else has gotten accepted yet to this cohort or what past admitted applicants credentials are.

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I also applied for the May cohort. I haven't heard anything yet but I looked at last year's thread and it looks like they started hearing back on January 12th. Hopefully that means we'll hear back soon! My GPA is around 3.8 but I don't have a lot of healthcare experience.

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Ok yeah still haven't heard anything back either! Let me know if you do hear anything!

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teddy1 has 1 years experience.

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Made a call to MSU Nursing Admissions yesterday and was told decisions would be made last part of Jan or early Feb. If anyone hears anything please let us know!

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Howdy! I'm currently in the accelerated program (graduating August 2018). I honestly don't think the accelerated program is that competitive. My diploma GPA was 3.6 and I want to say my pre-req GPA was around 3.3-3.5. Last year I found out I was accepted on 1/12/17. I think they take into consideration that some people haven't been in school in decades when they apply and some just finished their first degree right before the program started.

I had a good deal of volunteering and work experience as well.

Hope this helps!

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Side note, my cohort is pretty diverse. Some people have worked in a hospital for 2+ years, some have ever set foot in a hospital. Some people have healthcare related degrees (kinesiology, nutrition, etc) degrees, some people have english/history/social science degrees.

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teddy1 has 1 years experience.

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Thanks for the info safehavens, do you think that healthcare experience would be viewed as a plus? Also do MSU alumni have an edge of any kind? Appreciate any input you might have

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I definitely think healthcare experience is valued. It doesn't necessarily have to be in a hospital or be a very hands on level of care (I only candy-striped for a couple years). As far as alumni having an edge, I can't say for sure. The majority of us are MSU students, so take that as you will. We do have students from OU, GVSU, EMU, etc, but a lot of us are MSU alumni.

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I got an email today saying that they haven't made any admissions decisions yet. They'll have decisions by the end of February.

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I guess they are waiting until the last day in february to get back to us...

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teddy1 has 1 years experience.

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Has anyone heard what the delay might be?

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Check your emails! I was accepted. Did either of you hear anything?

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