Depression, BiPolar Nursing School Essay - page 2

Hi all, I'm in the process of filling out my application for nursing school. Of course there is a "Personal Statement" they want me to write. They also want a resume, which I don't have becauce... Read More

  1. by   firstyearstudent
    Well, Daytonite. I still disagree. Just because everyone else is doing something wrong (lying on their resumes), doesn't mean it's okay to do the same. When a person lies they may unfairly take opportunities away from those who aren't and that's unethical in my opinion. And not everyone lies on applications and reumes. I never have. It's also too much to ask that a potential employer or school administrators confirm the veracity of information from every applicant. (Although perhaps they should do so for those offered jobs or spaces.)

    Personally, I wouldn't reveal a history of psychiatric problems to anyone at school. I made the mistake of telling a clinical instructor that I have an anxiety disorder and it made her, if anything, less sympathetic.