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VCU DNAP 2020 Applicants

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by worker686 worker686 (Member)

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Hi everyone!

wanted to start a thread for ppl applying to VCU DNAP program starting January 2020, where we can all share our stats and talk through the application process! Goodluck to all 🙂

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Hi I am still in the process of submitting everything.  Hope to get it done soon.   Good luck to you also.   Do you mind posting stats?   Do you know anyone at VCU now?     

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Hey! 

glad you replied lol I was searching for a thread for forever. Im still in the process also, and no i dont know anyone who goes there. My stats are

GPA: 3.71

GRE 304, writing 4.0

ICU: one year by matriculation (my weak point), but hey if they said one year minimum i think it's worth a shot lol

hbu? 

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GPA: 3.89.  GRE 310 writing 4.0.   I will only have about 15 months of ICU experience by matriculation. Some research experience.  I’ve been searching for a thread also.  Only found this one because it popped up on the bottom of my screen lol.  The process is stressful.  Glad I found someone in the same process.   Stats does not always matter.  They look for people that are personable and that they can work with.   So don’t worry about the ICU experience.  If you get interview, be personable and confident, not cocky. Did you apply anywhere else? 

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Good ti know. Im in the process of applying to Baylor and ADU (in Florida) as well. Just researched some info about Augusta University, im really trying to start in a program that begins Jan 2020 lol . where else did you apply?

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I’m going to PM you 

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Hey everyone, I am applying for this cycle as well. I just got all my recommendations submitted yesterday so all I have left at this point is to take my GRE next week, submit my application then pray every day that I hear back.  🙏

ICU: 2 years as of now

GPA: >3.5 

GRE: Pending

CCRN: done. 

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Glad to find a thread to wallow in the anxiety with. Hoping to submit this week. Anyone know what they mean by: "Interview invitations will be sent on a rolling basis"? 

Stats:

Cardiac surg icu experience: 2.5yrs

GPA: 3.6 from my first degree and 3.9 for my BSN (I assume they average this?)

GRE: 318

CCRN: yes

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@Npwatson good luck on the gre ! It’s not as bad as you think. And great stats . @s.wizzleteats I was searching for a thread for the longest and decided to make one lol but yeah super anxious about this whole process. I hope we hear back soon after the application deadline 

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@s.wizzleteats I’m pretty sure rolling basis means that they’ll send invitations continuously .... meaning there’s not one set date that they’ll give invitations for interviews. 

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Hey guys,

Just finishing up my application as well, I was reading last years app thread and was wondering do we actually put in to apply to different sites? Or they choose which sites you interview for?

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I started an application for this program a couple of days ago. Still waiting for one more reference and I should be completing my GRE soon too. I hope I make it in time for this application period 😖

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