I currently work in the defense community and am looking to change my career path. I have already attained my bachelor’s degree so I am at a loss for the best path for me in becoming a nurse. I have done some research and I know I can either do an accelerated BSN program or get my ADN through a local community college. I am leaning towards the ADN for a few reasons:
1. I already have student loans from my bachelor’s and would prefer to change my career to nursing in the cheapest way.
2. I work in corporate management and deal with personnel issues and bureaucracy on a daily basis; ideally I’d like to move away from management long term and focus my life on helping people.
3.I believe I can attain the ADN and get into the nursing world faster.
While I would like to move forward faster, I also don’t want to set myself up for failure. Are RNs that got their ADN vs BSN looked at differently? Negatively? I do still have a bachelor’s…just not in nursing. I just want to make the best decision for my situation so anyone out there with advice or that went through a similar situation, I am open to hearing everything!
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