I've been wanting to do this for a few years now, but something has always been in the way. This year I finally said that nothing was going to get in my way, so I signed up and took the test. 92% on the test and now I'm slowly getting everything around for the school. I probably won't be getting in until January, especially since their January classes have clinicals that are only half an hour away, instead of an hour and twenty minutes away. I've calculated my gas to be $5k for the year. The school is $13k, and I am eligible for $5.5k in grants. So, I'll be about $13k in debt, with no job or anything! But, all should look up once everything comes into place. I just need to get my references and send in for my transcripts. My old bosses told me when I left that if I needed a reference, they'd give me an excellent one. My transcripts were excellent, state testing I was ranked at 99 and 98% for three or four of the categories (I forget how many there were) and one 76% (math, lol) in the entire state. So, I really don't have any excuse not to be getting into the program. After my references and transcripts are sent, I need to get CPR training for the healthcare professional (which is something like $30), bloodwork and a physical, and then I think I'm good. I just need to light a fire under my butt and get everything done!