Category Archives: Nursing School Admissions

By Jessica B., Utica College Admissions Representative You’ve stayed true to your New Year’s resolution by taking the first step toward a rewarding new career in nursing. After researching Utica College’s Accelerated Nursing program, you are ready to get the ball rolling. But you have a mix of emotions and still have questions about nursing school….

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Change Careers to Nursing: Why Now is the Time to Become a Nurse

You know you’re ready. You’re nervous, you’re anxious, and you’re a little bit scared – but you’re ready to change careers to nursing. But it’s a big change, and a little reassurance wouldn’t hurt, right? Here are the top three reasons why now is the perfect time to “start over” with nursing. 1. Nurses have…

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When you begin your nursing school journey, it’s important to consider whether you are willing to relocate in order to attend the right nursing school. Depending on where you currently live, you might find that the nursing schools around you have a long waitlist, have insurmountable admissions requirements or are very competitive, or are simply…

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Applying for nursing school can seem complicated and stressful. Applicants bite their fingernails over their transcripts and dread the “formality” of taking prerequisite courses they wish they didn’t need. However, for students who need to give their GPA for nursing school a jump-start, ABSN prerequisite courses are the key to getting the edge they need…

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There are many reasons for nursing school application stress, from finding the right program to finding financing. Utica Admissions Advisor Brenna Casey has heard and dealt with it all, and here offers cures for nursing school application stress. Top 5 Nursing School Application Headaches (and Cures!) Every accelerated nursing school applicant is different, but the…

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Nursing Career Planning Guide

So you know you want to become a nurse. That’s a huge career change. But how do you start? What needs to happen first? How do you plan for something like this? It’s not as complicated as it might appear at first. Take it a day at a time and use this nursing career planning…

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Leverage your Utica College St. Petersburg admissions advisor Advice for starting nursing school can come from a variety of sources—the web, family, a friend who might work as a registered nurse. But some of the best advice can come from your Utica College admissions advisor. The advisors for Utica College’s accelerated BSN program in Florida are…

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How can you afford an accelerated nursing degree

Pursuing a career in nursing can be a big expense. Many potential nursing students are held back from pursuing their dreams because of a fear of not being able to afford a nursing degree. However, there are many financial options available to students, especially those considering earning their nursing degree in the Accelerated BSN program…

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Application Tips for Accelerated Nursing School

For some, applying for nursing school can feel like a huge hurdle that could potentially stop them from becoming a registered nurse. The application process can seem daunting, not to mention all of the requirements and prerequisites. However, applying for Utica College’s Accelerated BSN program doesn’t have to be hard. By following these application tips…

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How to Get into an Accelerated Nursing Program if Your GPA is too Low

When you start researching accelerated BSN programs, one of the first things you should look for are the accelerated nursing program prerequisites. Answering how to get into an accelerated nursing program starts with knowing what you have or have not yet accomplished in order to even qualify. (If the information is not readily available, most programs…

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