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Tips for Getting BSN Degree

Q.3 I’M AN RN AND WANT TO RESEARCH COLLEGES THAT OFFER a bachelor’s degree in nursing and I wonder the best way to go about it. Also, what should I be asking?


A. IT’S A CHALLENGE TO COMPARE any kind of school if you have no such expertise. One assist in this case is the new, complimentary e-book, “Make Sure You’re Not Comparing Apples to Oranges” from American Sentinel University, downloaded at .  It suggests you ask how many credit hours are needed for the degree, how much will the school cost, and how long it takes to earn a RN-to-BSN degree?

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