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How to Apply to Multiple Nursing Schools with One Application

NursingCAS is an easy way to apply to nursing school. It is the nation's only service that enables individuals to apply to multiple nursing programs of interest offered at all levels with one, online application and set of transcript(s). The service helps to streamline the application process while providing guidance, updates, and support to applicants every step of the way.

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Resources for Students

Welcome to this web resource designed specifically for those interested in nursing education


Student News & Announcements

  • GNSA Bulletin - December 2022 Edition

    Students— December 7, 2022

    As a current PhD student with work, school, and grant commitments, I like to use the end of the year to recharge. Part of my recharge includes coming up with a game plan to help me tackle all of the coming activities and responsibilities in the new year.

  • GNSA Bulletin - November 2022 Edition

    Students— November 3, 2022

    In October 2012, AACN officially launched the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). Focused on providing resources and professional development opportunities to graduate students at AACN member institutions, the GNSA has enjoyed seeing thousands of students engage through various activities, which have propelled their nursing careers to new heights.

  • Register Now for Upcoming Discover Nursing Virtual Fair - November 17

    Students— November 2, 2022

    Join the Discover Nursing Virtual Fair for free on Thursday, November 17, from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (ET). Meet and chat with nursing school representatives from across the country in an interactive, virtual setting. Use this opportunity to ask questions about the nursing profession, admission requirements, prerequisites, and elements of a robust application. Find the best nursing program for your educational and professional goals!

  • GNSA Bulletin - October 2022 Edition

    Students— October 6, 2022

    Regardless of where you are in your academic journey, it is always a good idea to start planning for success. Proper (and effective) planning means that not only is there a process in place to ensure you meet your goals, but it can also serve as a means to resolve any issues that may compromise your success.

  • GNSA Bulletin - September 2022 Edition

    Students— September 8, 2022

    Hello GNSA members! I hope you are all having a great start to the academic year. The fall semester can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. You may have great expectations for this year and have already set goals for things that you hope to accomplish.