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The Answers to 5 Commonly Asked Nursing School Questions

By Demi Hurst, ABSN Admissions Counselor.
As a career changer, you probably have many nursing school questions, including how much time it will take, how challenging it will be, and, most importantly, how soon you can start working as a nurse in a healthcare setting. …

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What to Expect From Your First Day of Nursing School

What to Expect From Your First Day of Nursing School Once you meet the requirements for Concordia University Texas’s Accelerated BSN track, you will then be expected to prepare for your transformative, 16-month nursing school experience. But where do you …

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An ABSN Comparison: What’s Right for You?

When it comes to choosing an accelerated nursing program in Texas, Concordia University’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing track in Austin paves the way for success, granting you the opportunity to earn your BSN degree in as few as 16 months. The healthcare in…

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Free TEAS Practice Tests to Help You Ace Your Application

As an aspiring nurse, you have many requirements to complete before crossing the application process finish line – one of which includes the TEAS test. Perhaps your research has led you to various TEAS practice tests, or maybe you are unsure of what the acronym TEAS even means. For starters, TEAS stands for Test of Essential Academic Skills, and you must know that it is an essential factor in determining your admission into our Accelerated Ba…

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The Essential Skills You Need To Become A Nurse. Do You Have What It Takes?

Nurses are on the front lines of the battle to save lives. Their knowledge and skills you need to become a nurse can mean the difference between survival and death. That’s why, before all of Concordia Texas’s other goals, there is the simple, central purpose of graduating the very best nurses that we possibly can. These Are th…<br></p>
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How Long Does It Take to Become a Nurse

If you’re considering a career change to nursing, it’s likely that your top concerns are cost and time spent getting there. For most of our students, earning their BSN is a second-degree pursuit, so they want a nursing program that gets them in and back out into the job market as soon as possible. If you don’t have a previous degree, there may be a couple of extra steps for you, and we’re happy to connect you with reliable guidance that will help you f…

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The Changing Role of Registered Nurses

Long before the 1870s when the first crop of nursing schools were founded in the United States, the act of providing nursing care had been a formal and informal vocation for thousands of years. The Civil War solidified the nation’s need for a national system of nursing education and standards of care; since then, the healthcare industry has modernized and diversified, and so has the profession of nursing. Since the days of musket rounds and battle cannons, nursing has evolved into an essential…

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What to Expect When You’re Getting into Concordia University Texas’ ABSN Track

Making the choice to pursue an Bachelor of Science in Nursing  is a sign that prospective nursing students are ready for a major change in their lives. So what should you expect from the admissions process? What is getting into a nursing school like? Depending on your previous educational experience, you may need to take some prerequisite science courses or general education courses. You will also need to fulfill some other basic such as the TEAS Exam and CP…

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The Top 5 Benefits of Having an ABSN Education from Concordia University Texas

When you decide to make the jump into healthcare as a nurse, you will be bombarded with educational options, from campuses across Texas and the United States. It may seem like an impossible task to try and narrow them all down, but the most important factors your need to pay attention to are the quality of education, accreditation, time to graduate, and how your degree will serve you in the workplace. You’ve already chosen to earn a BSN because you want as many employment options as you ca…

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Now Enrolling: Concordia Texas Accelerated BSN Track in Austin

If you’ve been waiting to start your dream of becoming a nurse, your future starts – NOW! Adopted from Concordia University Texas' successful Bachelor of Science in Nursing track, students will now be able to transfer their existing college credits and earn a BSN in as few as 16 months upon completion of prerequisites. How? With our new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing track! Our blended learning model combines online coursework with experienti…

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