What to do after academic dismissal?

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So I’ve been academically dismissed from my BSN program and honestly I feel so ashamed. I’m trying not to be down & trying to strategize. Just want to hear from others who’ve been in my shoes & find out what my next move should be? I do plan on applying to ADN / ASN programs since I’ll be paying out of pocket. And it will be way more affordable to go to a tech / community college than another university.

I guess my main question is, will I have to submit my transcripts from this failed BSN program to other nursing schools that I’m applying to? Or should I just leave that info out? 

PollywogNP, ADN, BSN, MSN, LPN, NP

Specializes in Med-Surg/Tele/ER/Urgent Care. Has 44 years experience.

You will need to submit transcripts from all schools attended.

Snatchedwig, ADN, CNA, LPN, RN

Specializes in Medsurg. Has 13 years experience.

Nothing to be embarrassed about. If you passed some classes in the BSN program then hopefully the other school you applied to will give you credit for it! 

Another consideration is that I had a couple classmates that found themselves in this situation and they ultimately found a LPN program then did the LPN-RN bridge.. all are now paid/working RNs with one currently in a APRN program... so keep your head and spirits up.. this is not the end of the world..

Best of luck.  

Hi,

E-mail me. cocomolatte202@gmail.com. I also failed in my last semester. 

On 10/9/2021 at 9:39 AM, Snatchedwig said:

Nothing to be embarrassed about. If you passed some classes in the BSN program then hopefully the other school you applied to will give you credit for it! 

I pray they do! 

5 hours ago, Lexus L. said:

Hi,

E-mail me. cocomolatte202@gmail.com. I also failed in my last semester. 

Thank you! Emailing you now 

On 10/12/2021 at 7:19 PM, 203bravo said:

Another consideration is that I had a couple classmates that found themselves in this situation and they ultimately found a LPN program then did the LPN-RN bridge.. all are now paid/working RNs with one currently in a APRN program... so keep your head and spirits up.. this is not the end of the world..

Best of luck.  

Yes I’ve been looking into LPN programs. My financial aid ran out while I was in the BSN program. I know it’s a way more affordable option if I’m paying out of pocket. Thanks for the kind words!

Rionoir, ADN, RN

Specializes in Mental Health.

Good ADN programs are frequently more rigorous than BSN programs. My recommendation is to figure out why you failed out of school in the first place and correct that problem before throwing away more money.

To answer your question, if you don't want to transfer any courses, then you can just omit your other school. But I'm guessing you at least got through pre-reqs and such so you'll have to send transcripts. Not honestly sure how they will handle that - ADN programs near me give most of the slots to students who complete their pre-reqs at the tech school and don't have many extra spots to give away to someone in your situation. I'd call around to see what the situation is near you to figure out what is going to work best.