Thank you for your interest in applying to the Samuel
Merritt University Nursing Success Seminar. This seminar will take place January 15th -17th on the Oakland Campus. Participation in all three days is
Before you begin your application, please carefully read the
following information and instructions.
All of the information you include in your application is confidential
and used only by the Office of Admission for statistical and recruitment
purposes. Emergency contact information is required in case of an emergency
taking place while you are on campus. Contact information is not shared with
any other departments on campus or third party agencies. Demographic
information that you provide (not required) is only used for statistical
Nursing Success is split into two tracks. Please pick the
track that is most relevant to you and the program you are interested in.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Track
2-year program for transfer students who do not have a bachelor’s
Accelerated BSN and Entry-Level Master of Science in
For students who already have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field.
We recommend that you prepare your personal statement ahead
of time. You will need to attach your response to this application using the
tool provided on page three. Please limit your response to 1,000 words. While
we are not grading for spelling or grammar, your consideration of these aspects
of your response will help the reader better understand your thoughts and
Personal Statement Prompt
In 1,000 words or less, describe why you are interested in
the Nursing Success Seminar and what you hope to gain from the program. Please
be sure to reference any experiences that have motivated your interest in
nursing as well as the role cultural awareness or cultural diversity plays in
the delivery of healthcare as a nurse.
Obtain unofficial transcripts from all colleges/universities
attended since high school. It is not necessary to get official transcripts for
this purpose. Simply downloading a copy of your academic record from your
schools student portal is sufficient. If you have questions about this requirement,
please contact Shawna Holbrook at email@example.com.
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