The most recent one is to write an essay on "why I want to be a nurse" does anyone have any links or 'eye catching' phrases I can use? Jul 3, '06 by VickyRN Occupation: This is an excellent essay written from the heart: It's an adventure, a continuous learning process that I embark on bravely each day, in search of life changing events and miracles.
Touching the lives of others is a treasure chest overflowing with metaphorical gold, whether the help I provide is of great measure or remains unnoticed. The pride I hold in saying, "I'm going to be a nurse," is immeasurable. Do you want to work at the bedside in a hospital or do you want to work in a clinic? Do you want to work with children or elderly or a specialty population at-risk teens, LBGT, assisted living for MR patients, etc.
If you want to become a nursing instructor or policy maker or manager you will need a minimum of a BSN and you should write about that as one of your goals. Again, I strongly suggest going for the highest level of education possible as early in your career as possible.
Thank you for posting this! You write so concisely. I am applying to nursing school and have been so stressed. This is such good inspiration! Mary, Thank you for reading! Best of luck on your nursing school essays—the application process is really stressful.
I feel your pain! Let me know how things go. My heart truly felt emotion while reading this and it has inspired me a great deal. Thank you so much for sharing! I wish you the best! At first glance, it seems like you are a really dedicated and passionate nurse.
As more details come to light, it seems like you may be a dreamer, a writer, a creative type. Sometimes our fantasies look very different from reality. People outside of the city have a much higher quality of life and more leisure time. But that is not what the t. Ultimately, nursing is brutally hard work with high liability getting fired or sued , this is why the pay is so good. Nursing is a vocation.
It is not a House, or some ER show on tv. The good news for a young white attractive woman such as your self is that at any moment if finances get too hairy or you just get tired of fighting, you can always marry into a little money. Why do you think your mothers generation stayed home and kept house?
Thanks for your comment, Joe. You are astute in your observations. I am a nurse by choice, not because I was forced into it. But like nursing, I chose to live in NYC. Seattle and Austin are great and no one twisted my arm to leave. I am in Manhattan because I love it, not because I have no other option.
Leading a full and happy life is about perspective. I do my best to help others which makes it all the better. Gail this is phenomenal.
I have similar aspirations and this was a tremendous help in writing my personal essay to nursing school.
Thank you for posting this. Thank you so much! Best of luck in nursing school. Your essay is really an inspiration. Good luck with the transfer. Did you happen to read this post? It might be of interest to you. I hope you love UT as much as I did! Very well written essay. I have one week left until the deadline and….. Hi Cristina, I wrote this in a previous comment and it is a good formula: What did you bring to the profession between undergrad and grad school?
I learned everything I could about nursing by becoming a travel nurse then I went into private duty. I saw a way to better help those patients so I formed my own LLC and now I practice as a concierge nurse and a consultant.
Nurse entrepreneurship is a way to elevate the profession to a new level. I wrote that students should have the option to study business in nursing to prepare them for the role of CEO. I also talked about nurses taking individual responsibility for health promotion.
In addition I crammed a lot into my paper! I wrote that bedside nursing can be isolating especially travel nursing and I have reached a point in my career where advancement requires collaboration. I want to be in a supportive environment that promotes personal and professional growth. I also did a little research into what NYU wants to be known for and noted that our goals are the same. I hope this helps! Grad school is wonderful.
What an Awesome write up Gail….. Oh yes am proud to be a nurse…. Nursing really has connected me to the human condition and I am so grateful for the privilege to do it. Thank you for your kind and honest comment. I am trying to decide between education or leadership. I asked a very respected physician that I worked with what I should do. I said that I wanted the most interesting life filled with unusual opportunities and few limitations. After qualifying, I am hoping to start in an intensive care unit or an emergency department to build on my experience with the ambulance service.
Student nursing is time intensive, we work nights and weekends and, when we're not on the wards, we have essays to write and pharmacology and anatomy exams to get ready for.
Due to the nature of the course, student nurses rapidly form a close community. We all have a common goal of helping others and caring for those in need. When I'm not in hospital or at the university, I am a combat medical technician in the Territorial Army and I have previously served in Iraq.
To de-stress I go running with the University of Southampton athletics team, which is my only break from healthcare. Before drifting off to sleep I normally have a slight moment of apprehension when I realise I have to be up in five hours to get back to the ward. But I don't mind; there is nothing else I would rather be doing.
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