I'm sure this is directed at me so let me clear up the statement I made about "just to see if I get in"
I wanted to be a nurse so bad for so long. But as I began to shadow and talk to nurses (not just on this board) I started having second thoughts. Will I be able to be the type of nurse I want to be in a healthcare system that we have today. My answer to that was most likely no.
HOWEVER, I completed all my prereqs etc. and I've decided to change my major. When that paper came in the mail, I started to think about it. Did I just need a break from all the nursing talk? Maybe. Do I still want to be a nurse, YES. Do I want to stress myself out to no end and work in what seems to be a dangerous situation (here in Vegas), NO.
When it comes down to it, and I get in, I might have a different view and it may come back to me about why I wanted and worked so hard for this in the first place.
After we get the letters we have 2 weeks to tell the school or they give up our place. If I decide not to do it, then the next person get's my spot. If I don't turn in the track paper, and want to be a nurse, then I've lost my spot.
I'm not hurting anyone, I'm covering my bases. I think in this situation, others would do the same.