Quote from scastillo1
I have talked to many nurses and all say that during NS you will figure out what area most interests you or what dept you will want to work in when finished, but I was wondering if that is really the general consensus. I have so many areas of interest in nursing that I think it will be hard to figure out what I want to do. I am not even in NS yet, but am starting soon. Thanks for the input.
In short, no.
Some start out before school begins being sure in what area they wish to work. Some know this and end up there, and some know this and change their minds during school.
Some start out with no clue as to where they might want to work after graduation, and discover their area of interest during school. Some have no clue right up until they begin job interviews. And even then, frankly, a first job might be no more than experience gained and insights into where you might REALLY want to work.
Honestly, wondering where you'll start your nursing career is probably the least of your worries.
You might find yourself pulled to different areas with every semester! And might find yourself pulled in no particular direction. School is for learning what to do when you're in whatever situation you're in, wherever you're in it. And a chance to gain exposure to various areas, but certainly not close to all of them. Time and experience will guide you to where you "should" be