If you’re looking for an online associate degree nursing program, there are several things to keep in mind. The first thing to know is that not all programs are created equal, even though they may look that way online. All schools, online or not, have reputations, but opinions vary and there are no absolutes. One good way to learn the reputation of an online associate degree nursing program is to ask people who are already in position at the employers you’re interested in.
In other words, talk to nurses about their experiences with programs, where they went to school, what they liked and didn’t like, and anything else you can think of. The more questions you ask, the better informed you’ll be when making your decision. Another strategy is to talk to hiring professionals to find out their opinion about the local nursing programs. By doing this you’ll already have an advantage over some of the people you’ll be interviewing with. Make sure to say thanks to those you talk to and they might even remember you when you come back for an interview in a year or two.
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