64 episodes

Wish you knew exactly what you needed to do to get into CRNA school? Need help coming up with a strategy to be a competitive applicant? You're in the right place! You'll get all of that and more when you tune into The CRNA Club Podcast with your host (and practicing CRNA) Sachi Lord. Her specialty? Breaking things down and turning them into bite-sized actionable steps and dishing the strategy you need to be a competitive applicant. Tune in, get inspired, and learn exactly what you need to do to check all the right boxes so you can get into CRNA school and join #thecrnaclub.

Here are a few topics we cover:
- Choosing the right CRNA program for YOU
- Figuring out what prerequisites you need
- What a typical day of a CRNA looks like
- How to pay for CRNA school
- Learning how to compare and contrast programs
- What makes a prepared applicant?
- Should you take the GRE?
- What certifications you NEED to get
- What not to do when submitting your application
- How to write a stand out resume
-How to calculate your GPA for CRNA school
- Personal essay Do's and Don'ts
- Shadowing a CRNA, how to find one
- Questions to ask the admissions committee
- Preparing for your CRNA school interview
- and more!

The CRNA Club Podcast Sachi Lord

    • Education
    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

Wish you knew exactly what you needed to do to get into CRNA school? Need help coming up with a strategy to be a competitive applicant? You're in the right place! You'll get all of that and more when you tune into The CRNA Club Podcast with your host (and practicing CRNA) Sachi Lord. Her specialty? Breaking things down and turning them into bite-sized actionable steps and dishing the strategy you need to be a competitive applicant. Tune in, get inspired, and learn exactly what you need to do to check all the right boxes so you can get into CRNA school and join #thecrnaclub.

Here are a few topics we cover:
- Choosing the right CRNA program for YOU
- Figuring out what prerequisites you need
- What a typical day of a CRNA looks like
- How to pay for CRNA school
- Learning how to compare and contrast programs
- What makes a prepared applicant?
- Should you take the GRE?
- What certifications you NEED to get
- What not to do when submitting your application
- How to write a stand out resume
-How to calculate your GPA for CRNA school
- Personal essay Do's and Don'ts
- Shadowing a CRNA, how to find one
- Questions to ask the admissions committee
- Preparing for your CRNA school interview
- and more!

    WALK + TALK: Preparing for a State or National Conference

    WALK + TALK: Preparing for a State or National Conference

    In this Walk + Talk episode, come with me on a bike path walk as we discuss preparing for a State or National Conference, how to decide which one to go to, what days, and what you should be doing a month out from the meeting (aka. how to prepare!).

    • 26 min
    Annual Congress - San Diego

    Annual Congress - San Diego

    On the fence?! Just do it! It'll be worth it I promise. Professor Temmermand and I will be there. If you need a little convincing to join us at the AANA Annual Congress, take a listen!
    👉 Applying to CRNA school? - Watch our free 30 minute masterclass - Becoming a Competitive CRNA School Applicant here!
    Looking for CRNA schools? - check out our School Database Tool to find your schools in a matter of clicks!
    Check out our Shop: We have Resume Templates, Essay Writing Guide, and Mock Interviews!
    Curious to see how competitive of a CRNA School Applicant you are? Take the quiz here.
    Let’s be friend on the 'gram: thecrnaclub
    Free AANA State Meeting Calendar - Find your nearest AANA State Meeting
    Science Class Vault - Free list of vetted undergraduate and graduate science classes taken by applicants
    We've got TONS of free resources to turbo-boost you to pressing "submit" on that application, check us out online at The CRNA Club.com/Resources

    • 10 min
    Big No No's When Applying To CRNA School

    Big No No's When Applying To CRNA School

    Stemming from a text I got from a Program Director, this episode is meant to just be a quick reminder of what NOT to do. Trust me, you don't want to be that guy.
    👉 Applying to CRNA school? - Watch our free 30 minute masterclass - Becoming a Competitive CRNA School Applicant here!
    Looking for CRNA schools? - check out our School Database Tool to find your schools in a matter of clicks!
    Check out our Shop: We have Resume Templates, Essay Writing Guide, and Mock Interviews!
    Curious to see how competitive of a CRNA School Applicant you are? Take the quiz here.
    Let’s be friend on the 'gram: thecrnaclub
    Free AANA State Meeting Calendar - Find your nearest AANA State Meeting
    Science Class Vault - Free list of vetted undergraduate and graduate science classes taken by applicants
    We've got TONS of free resources to turbo-boost you to pressing "submit" on that application, check us out online at The CRNA Club.com/Resources

    • 10 min
    The EQ Interview Questions You Know You'll Get Asked

    The EQ Interview Questions You Know You'll Get Asked

    You'd be surprised at how many people fumble basic questions. Yes, some schools hit heavy on the clinical content, but MOST will at least have several EQ questions. You might not know the answer to a clinical question (and it might still be just fine), but if you fumble an EQ question, whelp...you won't be so lucky.
    👉 Applying to CRNA school? - Watch our free 30 minute masterclass - Becoming a Competitive CRNA School Applicant here!
    Looking for CRNA schools? - check out our School Database Tool to find your schools in a matter of clicks!
    Check out our Shop: We have Resume Templates, Essay Writing Guide, and Mock Interviews!
    Curious to see how competitive of a CRNA School Applicant you are? Take the quiz here.
    Let’s be friend on the 'gram: thecrnaclub
    Free AANA State Meeting Calendar - Find your nearest AANA State Meeting
    Science Class Vault - Free list of vetted undergraduate and graduate science classes taken by applicants
    We've got TONS of free resources to turbo-boost you to pressing "submit" on that application, check us out online at The CRNA Club.com/Resources

    • 11 min
    Why I Love Being a CRNA

    Why I Love Being a CRNA

    Why we love being CRNAs! This episode is meant to encourage you to keep going and help you see the light at the end of the tunnel. It's not easy, but it's worth it, I promise!
    👉 Applying to CRNA school? - Watch our free 30 minute masterclass - Becoming a Competitive CRNA School Applicant here!
    Looking for CRNA schools? - check out our School Database Tool to find your schools in a matter of clicks!
    Check out our Shop: We have Resume Templates, Essay Writing Guide, and Mock Interviews!
    Curious to see how competitive of a CRNA School Applicant you are? Take the quiz here.
    Let’s be friend on the 'gram: thecrnaclub
    Free AANA State Meeting Calendar - Find your nearest AANA State Meeting
    Science Class Vault - Free list of vetted undergraduate and graduate science classes taken by applicants
    We've got TONS of free resources to turbo-boost you to pressing "submit" on that application, check us out online at The CRNA Club.com/Resources

    • 13 min
    Make Sure You're Doing/Not doing These Things for your Personal Statement

    Make Sure You're Doing/Not doing These Things for your Personal Statement

    Feel like your personal statement is just a box to check on your CRNA school application?
    Think again! In this episode we dive into the art and power of storytelling in your personal statement and explain why your personal statement is more important than ever. Plus some tips to help you write an essay that will knock it out of the park.
    Doors are now open for our Accelerator program, check it out here before doors close on 5/4: https://thecrnaclub.com/accelerator-bundle-deal
    👉 Applying to CRNA school? - Watch our free 30 minute masterclass - Becoming a Competitive CRNA School Applicant here!
    Looking for CRNA schools? - check out our School Database Tool to find your schools in a matter of clicks!
    Check out our Shop: We have Resume Templates, Essay Writing Guide, and Mock Interviews!
    Curious to see how competitive of a CRNA School Applicant you are? Take the quiz here.
    Let’s be friend on the 'gram: thecrnaclub
    Free AANA State Meeting Calendar - Find your nearest AANA State Meeting
    Science Class Vault - Free list of vetted undergraduate and graduate science classes taken by applicants
    We've got TONS of free resources to turbo-boost you to pressing "submit" on that application, check us out online at The CRNA Club.com/Resources

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Lizzzj ,

Your CRNA bestie

Sachi is super relatable and informative! She’s like the CRNA bestie I wish I had when I was thinking about applying for crna school! If you’re a RN even contemplating anesthesia school or an ICU RN actively applying, she has something for everyone. Give it a listen!

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