Hi, everyone, I been using allnurses for awhile, but finally decided to create an account. I recently got 3 rejection letters from programs that I applied to. There's 2 more programs I'm still waiting for, but I'm not feeling too strongly about getting accepted by them. I live in the Bay Area, so I applied around the area. (Oakland, SJ, Fremont, Santa Cruz) I understand that's probably one of the reasons why I got rejected, since the Bay Area is very competitive. My science GPA is also low. (Anatomy-B, Physio-B, Micro-C) Along with my overall GPA 2.9. Teas: 78.7% I been volunteering at a hospital since November and they offered a job as an NA due to my work ethics. I'm planning on working there very soon and once I figure out my schedule with that; I'm planning on getting certified as an NA. I'm very depressed about my grades in science and feel like they are the main reason why I'm not getting accepted. Nursing is something that I really want to do. I'm also planning on applying all over California (North and South) the next time around and hopefully I get in next time. I just feel very stuck and need advice/guidance on what I should next. Thank you everyone!