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For me, I would have to say “no”. Many employers do ask for that up front, but if you read carefully some of the pre-requites for employment also state “BSN” or experience equivalent. I have been a nurse for a couple of decades. One of my colleagues went back in her 50’s to get her BSN and to specialize in a certain field. She had no trouble finding work.

I have been hired for my experience alone. Still I guess it’s a draw….

Never hurts to get more education, one just has themselves when they are getting older, “Do I really want to work myself into the grave trying to pay it back?) Student loan.

It’s a tough call.

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