So Happy

  1. It feels like I just got my acceptance letter, when the realty is I'm officially finished with my first year!
    had a goal to be the second person in the history of our program to maintain a 4.0 all the way until graduation - and I'm halfway there!

    I may not make it since I've added the goal of working full time to my last two semesters, but I'm proud of what I have done. I've learned a lot, made wonderful friends, and met some amazing nurses.

    I've also had a couple mental breakdowns, cried more than a few times, done a lot of things I was scared to do, and thought about dropping out once or twice.

    But in the end...I survived!

    Good luck to all the new acceptees! It's tough, but you'll be amazed at the results if you put everything you have into it
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    About Stephalump, RN

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    Forensic Psych/Acute Rehab RN; from US
    Specialty: 2 year(s) of experience in Forensic Psych


  3. by   Katie71275
    Congrats on making it to the end of your first year! It passes so quickly!
  4. by   springchick1
    Congrats to you! I just finished semester 2 so I'm right there with you. Expect for the 4.0 That's fantastic! I work full time and go to school so it is doable! And don't worry, you aren't the only one who has cried and thought about quitting. I would say a lot of us here have done the same thing. I know I have! Good luck to you!
  5. by   Halcyonn
    That's an impressive accomplishment, good for you - congratulations!
  6. by   zoe92
    Great job, Steph! I start in the fall & hope to be as successful as you are!
  7. by   ames86
    Am there with you, except the 4.0 that is awesome! I went and helped with the graduating classes pinning ceremony last night and couldn't help but think that will be me next year! It was so exciting to think about!
  8. by   Guinevere39
    Good for you!!! I just finished my first year, as well, but am still waiting on grades! Gah...
  9. by   Shorty11
    You should be very proud! Congratulations!!
  10. by   Julesmama28
    Me too! I'm not quite halfway done since I'm in a 5 semester program, but this year has been amazing! Hoping for another quick year next year. congrats on the 4.0! I've gotten 2 b's so far but I've worked my tail off! I don't work but I have 8 kids so there's my full time job. Lol
  11. by   NightNerd
    Congratulations Steph! Those grades of yours are something to be proud of!
  12. by   Stephalump
    Thank you everyone! I know we all have things to celebrate...getting into nursing school, finishing any number of semesters, "yay" to all of us!
  13. by   Whatawaste
    4.0 in your first year of nursing school is super impressive. Congrats on your success!