University of Washington BSN Fall 2012 - page 6

I'm surprised that this year I haven't seen any threads about people applying to UW's program. What's going on? Where are all the 2012 hopefuls? Reveal yourselves ;) Good luck to everyone!... Read More

  1. by   t_heart
    Hi, all! I looked for a UW 2012 thread months ago and didn't find one. Glad to see that one sprung up since then!

    Waiting for the acceptance/rejection notice is torture. I got accepted to UW ABSN and put my deposit down but am still in limbo land. I also just got accepted to UCSF's direct-entry master's program, and I'm debating between UW or UCSF. Downfall of UCSF is that I will have NO nursing experience upon graduation with a master's degree, which is a big caveat. However, UW has discontinued accepting applicants for their master's nurse practitioner programs. That means my dream job of becoming a nurse practitioner would entail a BSN and DNP from UW which will take 5-7! UCSF is 3 years! I guess if it comes down to it I could always work as an RN after I graduate from UCSF and then transition into nurse practitioner role if the lack of RN experience ends up being a problem. UW is appealing because Seattle is my current home... Decisions, decisions...and then again I'm still waiting to hear back for the BSN...

    Was anyone else put off by UW's application process? It's so long and tedious. I understand that it helps them weed their applicant pool and is partly why it is so competitive, but I'm sure it could still be streamlined somehow. UW was the hardest application of the 5 I completed.
  2. by   t_heart
    YoungIdealist... When did you submit your application for the UW general application (not the SON one). I applied beginning of Jan and have not heard back yet and am wondering how long it will take...
  3. by   YoungIdealist
    Wow you got accepted into the UW ABSN AND the UCSF master's programs, that's amazing. I want to be a nurse practitioner eventually, too, and if I got accepted into a 3 year program I'd take it in a heartbeat. Much cheaper and faster.

    I applied around the same day the nursing application was due. I'm a returning student though, so that's probably why I received my acceptance so soon.
  4. by   kasko
    I also heard 230 on site and 30 off site
  5. by   JLoya
    The regular school admissions states that they will notify us in May or June. I think that is the least of our worries. I explicitly remember Carolyn stating that if we get into the SoN and not the UW, the SoN will fight for us to get in, unless there is some pre-req or some real reason that we should not be admitted.

    Is there anyone looking at starting the optional summer classes??

    It looks like they offer the health assessment class and gerontology nursing class over the summer as optional classes. That would take 5 credits off of the 17 credits in the fall and 2 off of the 18 in the spring....
  6. by   JLoya
    I stand corrected... regular UW notifications for admission for Autumn quarter is June-July

    Autumn Late September December 15 February 15 June – July
    Winter Early January August September 1 November – December
    Spring * Late March Not Open for General Admission* December 15* February – March
    Summer ** (degree-seeking status) Mid-June December 15 February 15 May – June
  7. by   abalone
    Yesterday Dora Wang sent the following email out. (Program Coordinator for Pre-Licensure Programs, School of Nursing Academic Services)

    "You may have seen that we sometimes offer a couple of the required courses during Summer Quarter so that you may take them then and lighten your course load during the regular school year. Please note that two such courses, NURS 404 and NMETH 403, are NOT going to be available this summer. This means that you will need to take them during the regularly scheduled quarters. NURS 404 is taken Spring Quarter, and NMETH 403 during your senior year. So make sure to register for NURS 404 along with the rest of your Spring Quarter courses!"
    So it looks like this summer they will only be offering NCLIN 302 Practicum: Health Assessment. But, I'm sure they will let us know more later.
  8. by   JLoya
    That would be just fine with me... The clinical assessment is 5 credits that I wouldn't have to take during the first quarter. Yes please and thank you.

    It would have been nice to get the 404 out of the way and slightly ease the spring qtr load, Oh well....
  9. by   kasko
    Abalone, I haven't received an email from her. Did she email this to all applicants?
  10. by   abalone
    No, she is not emailing applicants. I just get email from the UW listserv/mailing list
  11. by   kasko
    I received my letter of acceptance from UW yesterday My dad told me it was for the program and I got too excited.... it was only for the general admissions. My my anticipation is killing me! we have exactly ONE MONTH left to wait!
  12. by   JLoya
    Freshman application, right.... Thats what the notifications were saying in my UW-mail account yesterday.... Us transfers have to wait until June-July...
  13. by   Pleasant P
    The days are counting down, just a few more weeks! Wishing everyone luck!