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The application process for Columbia's MDE/DNP program has changed dramatically since I applied. Columbia has added a video and timed writing component to the application which I did not have when I applied. Times are changing! Recently, I met a newly...

June 4, 2018

This year, I am a Peer Leader, so I manage a group of peer mentors as they guide their own group of mentees through the ins and outs of Columbia Nursing. As a Peer Leader, I was able to participate in a bunch of orientation events again this year. It's always great to...

March 1, 2018

Another year has gone by and this will be the second Visiting Day I will be attending (not as a prospective student)! Fun!! This post is super late, so hopefully some of you will see this before tomorrow if you are attending Visiting Day at Columbia. I will be wearing...

February 3, 2018

A lot of you are making some HUGE decisions these next few weeks as you decide whether or not you want to attend Columbia Nursing. I have gotten several emails asking me what I believe are some positives and negatives of the program. But first, I do want to share with...

January 31, 2018

Congrats to those who recently heard today that they were accepted into Columbia Nursing! If you were waitlisted, there's still hope! If you did not receive admission, hang in there, stay positive and keep striving if you truly believe becoming a nurse/nurse practition...

November 14, 2017

I don't know about you, but I am a pretty huge fan of personality tests! I think they help me understand who I am, my strengths, weaknesses, how I interact with others, etc. If you haven't heard of 16 personalities, I HIGHLY suggest this website --> https://www.16perso...

October 13, 2017

You have completed or on your way to completing a BS/BA degree. You’ve done some research about the nurse practitioner role and find it to be your calling!  What now???

Here are some options you can take if NP is your overall goal:

  1. Attend a four-year university...

July 8, 2017

I guess it's application season since I've been getting quite a few emails from some anxious accelerated nursing school applicants lately! Firstly, thanks for all your support and for reaching out to me! :) I am really hoping that I provide some clarity and calm some n...

March 18, 2017

Current status: sitting at SFO with a delayed flight and avoiding finishing up this community assessment assignment due Monday. 

So... why not write this blog post? 

Coming from San Francisco, a city which I considered a pretty diverse community, I thought -- "New York C...

March 15, 2017

A lot of people have heard back from graduate schools within the past few months and are finally making admission decisions and preparing for the big move (if grad school is in a new city). Here's a snippet of how I prepared for my move to a new city for graduate schoo...

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