I'm a pre-nursing student. Still working on my undergrad degree in biology, but once I'm done with that next December I'm going to apply to an associate degree in nursing program for Fall 2008. I haven't done too well as an undergrad as far as academics go. I haven't been focused and I didn't know what I was going to do with a degree in biology. I'm pretty sure all that is going to change for the better when I return to school in February.
Back in October my mom had a stroke and I have been helping take care of her. From that experience I have decided that nursing is what I want to do. The nurses at the hospital my mom was at have been an exceptional bunch of people and I am so greatful for them.
Anyway, I hope I am able to get into nursing school. I will have most of my general education credits completed but still have three of the four biology courses to take, which might not work out to well for me in getting accepted to the program.
I already have a lot of student debt from my current education so I hope it all works out financially. I am certain it will though because this is what I really want to do in my life. A girl in my physics class last semester told me that I am the most motivated but directionless person she has ever met. I agreed then but I think that with this new direction my motivation will help me succeed.
Thank you to everyone who posts on this site. All this information is incredibly helpful to people who want to know what nursing is all about. I know that it has helped me want to become a nurse.
Last edit by xptp29a on Jan 4, '07
Dec 3, '06
I'm sorry to hear about your mom's stroke, but happy the nurses inspired you to find some direction. Good luck to you! Welcome to Allnurses!
Dec 4, '06
Welcome aboard! Best of luck to you. We're glad that you're here.