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  1. H

    PreMed to RN to NP or MD?

    I have a career dilemma that has been growing heavier and heavier on my mind. As far back as I remember I’ve wanted to be a physician, I come from a very medical family, my mother is an NP while my father is an MD. In college I pursued pre-med, had plenty of shadowing, research projects...
  2. iluvmedicine2

    Help! How Can I Become a NP?

    Hello, I am interested in pursuing a career as a nurse practitioner. From the limited research I have done, it appears that I need a minimum of a MSN to become a nurse practitioner. However, I am not a RN. Instead, I have a B.S. in Biology and a Master of Public Health degree with certificates...
  3. R

    Nontrad - High undergrad GPA - what route is best?

    Hi all! This is my first post on this forum. I'm just looking for a little insight on the best route to take as a non-traditional pre-med student. Here's a little background: I graduated in December 2016 with my BSN (I'm 23 years old, currently working as an RN). I've decided to pursue my dream...
  4. K

    Other OT-Related Information current highschool student trying to figure out their career path, OT or RN?

    hello! im currently a sophomore in highschool. before i start yes, i am aware there are many differences between being an OT versus and RN, but they are my decisions so far. Im not sure which path would be the right one for me. Im going to be paying for all of my college, so i dont know how...
  5. K

    RN to MD/DO, instead of NP, input appreciated

    Hello all, I know I possibly should have posted this in the pre-med section but felt I may have a better response in the medical posts....A little background on me: I'm a 23 year old female, currently an RN in NYC, I have been working as an RN for a year and 2 months. I currently have my BSN, my...
  6. F

    Will I be able to get into a nursing program?

    Hi currently I am a student who was dismissed from NYU due to a really low GPA of 1.8 and enrolled/transferred into Bergen Community College in the hopes of getting better grades and proving to NYU that I am capable of doing well in school. I did extremely poorly during my freshman and sophomore...
  7. confusedstudent2195

    RN vs PA/MD

    Hey everyone! (i posted this in the premed thread, not sure which forum is more relevant to my issue) I am currently in the clinical portion of nursing school. I am in my first semester, after prereqs where we are learning what nurses do, assessment, etc. This has caused a debate in my head...
  8. N

    RN for MPH -Epi vs Enviro vs Global

    Hey Everyone, I have read a number of posts and researched a decent amount on my own, but keep going in circles trying to decide which concentration to pursue! I am applying for MPH or MSPH programs currently and am torn between Epi (or Global Epi), Environmental/Occ (with Global focus) or...