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  1. S

    MD vs DPT

    Hello everyone. Im getting out of the Navy at the end of the year and going back to college and have been stuck in which route I want to take. I know I want to work in the medical field but I don't know in what setting. Originally I was looking into just going to get my BSN and be a RN but I...
  2. H

    Another Nursing student pondering going to medical school

    I am 21 and currently about halfway done with a BSN program. Before applying to nursing school I volunteered in a Urology outpatient office and I shadowed the nurses. That was when I kinda started to question if I wanted to be a nurse or an MD. I didn't like how they were just kinda following...
  3. S

    RN interested in pursuing DO degree

    Hello everyone, I am an ICU RN in practice for about two years. I love my job and my profession, but I really think I want to take the plunge and work towards a DO program. I was always planning on pursuing my CRNA, but now that I have been working alongside providers of all stripes, I am...
  4. U

    3rd Year BSN Student

    Hello, my name is Austin. I am a Marine Corps veteran and I am about to start my third year of my BSN. I have come to the realization that I ultimately want to be a physician. Classes don't start until next week and then another week before add/drop ends. If I change majors now, I should be able...
  5. la flame

    RN's, how soon did you complete your Med-school Prereqs after graduation?

    I just finished my 3rd semester of nursing school for my BSN at a State university. I've been doing rotations pretty heavily these last couple of months and the thought of becoming an MD one day has been lingering in my head for a while. My plan was to graduate, then take about 2-3 classes...
  6. J

    Accelerated BSN Program Question?

    Hi, so I am currently enrolled as an undergraduate student on my way to getting my BA in Psychology. I was planning on going into a second degree program in nursing once I graduate. I have intentionally signed up for the following courses: 1.Statistics 2. General Chemistry I and II 3...
  7. D

    BSN to Optometry

    I know this sounds strange, but I have been a practicing RN-BSN in critical care cardiology for almost 4 years now. When I first started my undergrad, I was going the pre-med/pre-optometry route with a focus in biology. At that time I was 17 years old and sort of at a loss for what to with my...
  8. RayMae

    Ruining chances at med school with BSN?!?!

    Honestly I am writing this at 6 am after a night of no sleep from worrying about this exact subject so bare with me. I have always wanted to be a doctor. That being said I am currently a 21 year old ICU tech who is about to start her second semester of Nursing school. I had originally began...
  9. A

    Accepted to BSN program but dreaming of Med School... HELP

    Hey everyone... New to this whole thing and would love some feedback. Some background... -Planned to go Pre-Med in high school but chickened out at last minute -Graduated in '13 with a Bachelors in Spanish instead (3.5 GPA) -Traveled around a lot, have struggled to get a good job since...
  10. foxsocks

    Just starting out RN to MD

    Hey guys! I'm just starting out in my quest to pursue medical school and I'm looking for advice/WAMC, hoping you all might be able to point out some things I'm overlooking or not aware that I need. Encouragement is also welcome! Let it be known that I've thought/prayed/labored/sweated long...
  11. M

    BSN to Med School

    Hey world, I was wondering what a BSN program to med school would be like. The big question is what prerequisites would I have left after I complete my bachelors in nursing (BSN). Here is my plan: • Take a year of basic courses in community college. • Transfer about 30 credit hours over...
  12. L

    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Help

    Hey guys, I've been interested in the Mental Health field for as long as I remember, as well as the sciences. I'm currently a junior in college and am working towards getting a bachelors in Biology. I recently discovered that you can specialize within nursing to be a Psychiatric Nurse...
  13. K

    Current highschool student trying to figure out their career path, any advice helps!

    Hello! im currently a sophomore in highschool and im trying to get a general jist of what i want to do, but im not sure which will be more smooth. i ultimately want to obtain my BSN, however im not sure which path will be smoother/ more affordable (im paying for my degree)/ all around a better...
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    Advise on NP route

    Hello, I am graduating in 2 years with a BSN. My career goal is to be a Family Nurse Practitioner. I need advice on which route to choose. The Options: A: Doing BSN to DNP program part-time while working as a nurse. B: Working as a nurse for 2 years then applying to a BSN to DNP program C...
  15. A

    Pre-Nursing to CRNA Help PLZ?!

    Am currently working on my Pre-Nursing at Community Collage (is Pre-Nursing degree called?) If I get into an bsn program by fall 2018 and goes full-time do you think I will make it to crna (MSN) before they change it to DNP requirement to get my CRNA license? Am currently having 2.8 GPA with 9C...
  16. B

    Leaving Accelerated Nursing Program to Pursue Dental School?

    I want to go to dental school, but I am in a 13month accelerated nursing program to get my BSN now. I just completed the first semester of the program this month, and I currently have a year to go. However, I have been having second thoughts about nursing. I wanted to go to nursing school to...
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    Considering RN/CRNA

    Hi everyone. I've recently decided to change my long term plans and have decided that nursing is a good fit for me, with CRNA certification being a further goal. My questions: - After getting my bachelors degree, I plan on enrolling in an accelerated BSN program. What does this provide me in...
  18. F

    post-bacc for a new nurse?

    So I wanted to further my education regardless and a DNP program is 4 years and the same cost as most medical schools. That being said from what I've seen I prefer the medical model (which lots of nps do, but doctor's have more specialization options + more autonomy) and just find it more...
  19. DrBelle

    LPN to Nursing (BSN) Undergrad - Fitting In Pre-Reqs

    Hey everyone (the heart of my question in bold) I'm about to finish an LPN (Practical Nursing) program and headed back to college to complete a BSN. I've done very well, straight A's across the board, and have a pretty good foundation in nursing on the PN level. I know I want to go to...
  20. I

    RN to MD?

    Hello. I am currently a junior in nursing school and after I graduate, I plan on finishing my pre-requisites and applying to med school. Do not get me wrong, I think nurses are the backbones of the healthcare system and I have a great respect for all of them. However, after speaking with many...