Yea the thing is my nursing GPA is about a 2.7.The c's
Pharm was hard,
Psych was last semester- my dad committed suicide from depression. Happened right before my suicide and depression exam.
you can imagine why it was hard for me to study it.
this semester i am getting a c in family and maternal nursing. My little cousin entered palliatve care right before my 1st exam and i ran over there to see him. I blindly took my first exam and got a 68. 2nd exam he died so i didnt have time to study properly.
3rd exam was over end of life care and childhood illness with cancer.
so that kind of **** on me too.
I am not trying to look for sympathy. I am wondering if it does come around, should I tell them why my nursing gpa was lower than it should be? I know many people given my situation would drop out of school. The clinical instructors told me that for me to even hold on, shows that even if i have problems in my life I can function under stress and put the patient first.
I think I can also get a recommendation from the dean.
so question is
1. should I bring up why my gpa is lower?
2. Do you think that a dean recommendation could mean much in a job application?
I want to apply to MD anderson and volunteering at that hospital is the main reason I even got my life together for nursing school