OHSU's Accelerated BSN program 2012 - page 4

Hi! I live in Portland, OR and want to apply for OHSU's accelerated bachelor's program for nursing, but there isn't a lot of information out there on it. I've browsed their website, but it doesn't... Read More

  1. by   areawoman
    I just got my acceptance letter for the OHSU accelerated bachelor's to master's in Midwifery (starts in June) on Tuesday, but I haven't heard back from the accelerated bachelor's program yet (also starts in June). When I had my interview, they told me they send out a first round of acceptances and wait to hear back (I had to reply by the 16th) and then send out another round of acceptances before they send out the wait-list and denial letters.
  2. by   smallfry2
    I can't wait to hear back from OHSU to see if I got into the ASBN program... But not until mid-April? Man, that is so far away... Thanks for the heads up. Let me know if any of you hear back sooner.
  3. by   smallfry2
  4. by   navette
    Hello everyone, I have been following this post and hope you all get in to your programs!
    I am going to apply to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's in Midwifery next year (start summer 2013).
    For those of you that have applied, what was your GRE score? Were your essays more emotional or factual?
    Thanks for any tips
  5. by   berkeleygirl
    Hi Areawoman,
    Congrats on your acceptance! Just to clarify, did you have to notify them by March or April 16th? I'm doing the waiting game as well...
  6. by   zeebee
    Hi All! I am waiting to hear about the ABSN program, too. It looks like last year acceptances were coming out at the end of March but this year it is mid-April? I can't wait to find out one way or the other.
  7. by   pnlu007
    i contacted a person at OHSU and she said they are tentatively planning to notify around april 15th...probably before that or right after as that day is sunday.
  8. by   areawoman
    Ah, for some reason I just got this now -- I had to notify them by March 16th, and they deposited my check on the 22nd.
  9. by   embracechange
    Hi Habitus and Berkeleygirl - Looks like I'm in the same boat as you both, I got into Johns Hopkins, but am anxiously waiting to hear from OHSU. From reading these posts, looks like decisions will be sent out mid-April. I'm planning on attending the accepted students day at JHU on April 20th. Are either of you going? If not, I can try and get any questions answered that you may have. I'll be visiting several neighborhoods while I'm there such as Fells Point, Charles Village, and Mt Vernon, so can share my experiences with you if it is helpful.

    JHU has impressed me on many levels, but I truly love Oregon, so am leaning towards staying here if I get into OHSU. It sounds like you are both leaning in that direction also? Anyway, good luck and let me know if I can help with any brainstorming!

    Take care :-)
  10. by   berkeleygirl
    Hi embracechange. I like your screen name...that is the right attitude to take I actually attended the accepted students day in March and did the neighborhood check-out then. You are planning on looking at the right areas, but you could also check out Patterson Park and Butchers Hill near Fells Point. I have heard all the wonderful things about the JHU program, but I really haven't heard much about the OHSU program. Do you have any information as to what makes their program so great?
  11. by   embracechange
    Berkeleygirl - Thanks for the tips on those neighborhoods.. I'll make sure and check them out. I haven't heard a lot about the OHSU program other than word of mouth that students really like it and it has an excellent reputation. What have you learned about the JHU program? I'm trying to formulate some questions to ask both schools (if I get into OHSU), but feel at a loss as to what to ask. Do you have any advice?
  12. by   berkeleygirl
    I learned a lot about the JHU program at the panel, which is the first part of the accepted students day. So, don't worry about having too many questions prepared because there are many other people in the room to ask questions to the current students and faculty A few things I learned: class size is 50-70, in lab there 6-8 students; the most intense part of the program is the first summer (in class 9-5 everyday learning all the basic skills); there are some cool elective courses like alternative medicine, breastfeeding, and interdisciplinary curriculum with current medical students; they have a shuttle that runs along the main streets up from charles village to the hospital every 15 minutes; you get 112 hours in each clinical rotation (and double the hours with adult health); they have a career fair every Fall and will help you prepare your resume and practice for interviews. Hopefully, some of these things will help spark further questions at JHU or will give you some ideas for OHSU. And, I'm sure you will learn lots more at your panel discussion!
  13. by   mikkirod
    I'm waiting for a response from the ABSN program at OHSU too. I'm so glad I found this thread.

    I've been making myself crazy checking my mailbox waiting, waiting...Now I can make myself crazy by checking this thread everyday. :P