think I would make a great nurse but scared about a few things - page 2

by such_sweet_sorrow 1,805 Views | 10 Comments

Okay, so I'll try to keep this short. I graduated with an undergraduate degree in Sociology (I wanted to be a counselor) but I didn't really like where I felt like my life opportunities were heading... so I dropped the idea of... Read More

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    First of all, welcome to allnurses!

    I will be honest with you. I graduated with a BSN in May 2009 and I have still not been able to find a job. I have only had one interview. I could go on for a very long time about how sad I feel about this, but I'll spare you. I am sure it depends on where you live to some extent; admittedly, my area is quite saturated with new grads. However, judging by all the posts I have read here, it does seem to be a widespread problem. All we can do is hope that things will be better by the time you graduate.

    Good luck in school, and I hope you have a wonderful career ahead of you. Despite my problems, I can say that I truly love nursing and the last thing I want to do is give up on it, although it looks like I may be forced to eventually.