Thinking of applying to lavc for the nursing program?! help

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by dianam923 (New) New

Hi, so I recently graduated hs and as all of you probably know the pressure is on to get started on my career. I recently discovered that I have a very high interest in nursing and I'm very much leaning into become a rn. I've looks at a few schools and the one that caught my eye was a bit too expensive and had bad reviews. So I saw that lavc has a nursing program that gets your as in nursing. Im so excited but I don't know where to start! So that is why I came here. Also, if any of you have gone to lavc for the nursing program please let me know how it is.

Thank you!

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caliotter3

38,332 Posts

LAVC? Are you talking about Los Angeles Valley College or another LAVC?

dianam923

2 Posts

Yes, I am talking about los angeles valley college.

In the future, I would suggest specifying what college you are talking about. LAVC can mean a lot of things.

Are you looking just to get your associates degree? Or will you be transferring to a BSN program?

If you're transferring, classes between Pierce College, LA Valley, LA City College, and etc are virtually identical because they are in the same district. So keep that in mind.

The LA Community College District (the district that these colleges are a part of) offers online classes, so if you prefer to do your humanities classes online, that is an option.

Best of luck!

joanesp

8 Posts

Hi, so I recently graduated hs and as all of you probably know the pressure is on to get started on my career. I recently discovered that I have a very high interest in nursing and I'm very much leaning into become a rn. I've looks at a few schools and the one that caught my eye was a bit too expensive and had bad reviews. So I saw that lavc has a nursing program that gets your as in nursing. Im so excited but I don't know where to start! So that is why I came here. Also, if any of you have gone to lavc for the nursing program please let me know how it is.

Thank you!

Hi dianam, i am not sure if you already got the ball rolling on this but congratulations in finding out and acting upon your interest! Its always wonderful to have a good idea what your interests are and makes for a clearer path, not just technically, but mentally as well.

Los Angeles Valley college have wonderful counselors available in order to get you started without the guess work of which classes to take. They can also discuss the transfer eligibilities of the classes, should you decide to transfer for a bachelors in the future. Give them a call, schedule an hour appointment for an educational path/plan. This is invaluable. Basically, they'll provide you with a map on what to do and what classes to take. Easy enough right?

Good luck with all & let us know how things go (:

nalie2, ADN, BSN, MSN, RN, NP

Has 5 years experience. 344 Posts

There are many nursing programs in Southern California. Look into a few schools requirements. Most are the same. I would suggest volunteering at a hospital to make your application more competitive. Some volunteers at the hospital I volunteer at hated the setting and chose a different career path, while others (me included) just reinforced their desire to get into a health profession. Whatever you do keep in mind that all nursing programs in SoCal are impacted and are competitive. Keep your grades up especially the core classes. Good luck!