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  1. What did you do before nursing?

    I'm not in nursing school yet. I plan to get my CNA by the end of the year and start prereqs in January. I will pursing my ADN in fall 2016. Oh and right now, I'm a legal secretary and have been since 2000. I am so looking forward to pursing my p...
  2. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    Yogi Mel, I am so sorry to hear that you gave up your spot...I am still searching for loans. I have applied for 5 or 6 and didn't get approved because of my credit and I had a cosigner as well. I am in the process of seeing if I can get another per...
  3. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    NMWayah, I do have Facebook. I will try to send you a private message.
  4. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    @NMWayah, yes, we should definitely meet up! i'm not too far from you. i live in greenbelt. i will pm you my info. @YogiMel, thanks for the info. I am going to put this off for as long as I can...
  5. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    I am going to try both of those for private loans. Mine was 34,000. So, I will definitely only be applying for that amount. I currently live in MD. Where do you live?
  6. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    i hope everything works out for you! i'm going to apply to another program as well! if i'm not at duke, i will definitely be in nursing school somewhere! keep me posted!
  7. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    NMWayah, I am in the same predicament as you ...I have tried a couple loan companies and was denied as well...That's one reason why I haven't did the background check. I am going to wait until September 30 to order it. I hate to ask people to cosig...
  8. A Beautiful Nightmare

    i enjoyed reading your story...CONGRATULATIONS!!!
  9. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    NMWayah, You may want to contact "M" regarding the $500. I sent mine as soon as I accepted. I received an e-mail from them confirming receipt. Thank you for the heads up as I still have not ordered the background check. I will do so over the week...
  10. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    Thanks for the encouragement BluDevil! My coworker told me to apply to Duke because her daughter is a RN and she went to Georgetown. She told me that I was going to get into Duke and not to worry about the finances...I understand, I am very impatie...
  11. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    BluDevil, that is true! I want to know because if it's not a good amount, I'm going to have to explore other options .
  12. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    i accepted my offer as soon as they sent out admissions decisions. however, i sent an e-mail to financial aid the end of last month and i received the standard yada yada yada that we would have our financial aid packages before the october 1 deadline...
  13. Duke ABSN Spring 2011

    has anyone heard from financial aid?
  14. UNC-CH ABSN for 2011

    i plan to apply for the summer 2011 semester. good luck to everyone who has already applied!
  15. A&P and Micro at the same time?

    I'm taking A&P II and Micro together for the fall semester. I have a friend who is a RN and she told me that I will totally be stressed out from this. The only reason why I'm doing this is because I have to get my pre-reqs done before I can app...