EWCDFGMTNLTRTR - 2/12/2015
Graduation Year: 2015
"We started Career Point College with the 18mth program, and was told you to continue with the program your overall average has to be 75% or above! We did ATI finals in some classes and on some finals the teacher chose the questions they wanted on their ATI final, however, if you aced or bombed the final if your overall average was a 75% or above you will progress through the program. I'm at my last semester and a week and a half before the final the school changes the requirements now we have to score a LEVEL 2 on the ATI to go on. Mind you we've been in this program for 18mths with ATI not being a priority because the teachers do not know what's on the ATI final and do not teach out of the ATI book, now we have to make a certain grade to pass regardless if your overall average is over a 75%. I failed the final but had an A in the class, so now I'm sitting in a class that I've taken 2 semesters ago instead of getting some remediation. 5 people failed the Mental Health final which class was only 4 weeks with tons of homework, predictor, presentations, and now 4 more people failed Leadership final but passed the class, now 9 students total has to repeat a class they passed and HOPE to pass the final that isn't discussed in class. Why pay for a school when you have to teach yourself at home and not sure if you're getting the material. This was our instructor's first time teaching and he wasn't fully orientated to teach, but they needed someone fast so he was thrown into something without fully being prepared. Now someone is helping him teach for the next class, but it sucks for the students who failed at their own expense because failing students aren't a priority obviously. We were told remediation is repeating the class, how are we remediating if we passed the class and exam out of the text book, but can't pass the final which is out of a different book, and different way of reading and understanding the question. Oh yeah the final was 55mins and 55 questions, so just think if take a test that worded very differently from exams you've been taking by instructors how can you finish an exam like that? Instructors doesn't know whats on the ATI final we just have to hope that they taught us well, if not REPEAT!! The DON who enforced the rules has resigned (i don't know why), so that makes 3 or 4 DON we have had in 18 months and 3 Deans! WOW!! What is the problem? I totally understand the ATI Level rules but it would've been best if it was implemented on the first day of the program not 1 week before a final in our last semester, sorry but it's not going to break an 18mth habit. I know plenty of students who've made Level 1 on all finals and have passed their ATI "green light" and passed the NCLEX (on the first time). So why do we have to suffer for a new rule, I believe the newly students who just enrolled the rule should be enforced with them, but not the ones who have already started and was constantly told to progress your overall average has to be 75% REGARDLESS OF ANYTHING ELSE!! Please consider this when applying to this school. A lot of teachers find it very unfair but it's hard for teachers to be an advocate when it's their job. A student who's GPA that a 3.5 (WHICH WERE PLENTY OF STUDENTS) and have to repeat a class they clearly passed because of a final that they were never adequately prepared, taught, or trained on is very ridiculous and unfair. A good nurse isn't about how good their grades are it's about caring and being compassionate about others, I see the students who went on because they guessed really good and barely passed the final, and when they are at clinicals they barely know what's going, on the other hand, the students who were held back because they didn't fail the class, they failed 1 final , who work hard at clinicals and will be awesome nurses. Oh yeah you only get to take the final 1 time. No remediation or no re-take!! If you implement this 1 week before the final at least be able to let us re-take. March 12,2015 is when the other classes finish their course and I'm sure it will be more and more reviews about the review I just posted! Just get ready and read and then make your decision."