I just finished my first semester of nursing school and it feel AAAAMAZING!!! This was the hardest, funnest, most emotional semester of my life ... And I loved every second of it. The torture is real, but the reward is just as real. I have learned SO MUCH, I'm like a whole new person. Clinicals are a blast and kept me motived to read and study. The patients I was assigned, I will remember for the rest of my life! The patient that I gave my first shot to, the patient I gave my first acucheck to... Their faces are imprinted in my mind and I'll be forever grateful to them for allowing me to practice and learn on them.
My teachers, and fellow nursing students were my rocks... And I wouldn't have made it without them.
For those that are applying to nursing school, work your hardest and don't ever give up, every bit of suffering is worth it.
For those starting, get ready for a rough ride, and the best ride of your life.