Graduate Studies Challenges and Stategies Essay

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Graduate Study Challenges and Strategies for Success Andrea Mitchell HCS/504 November 26,2012 Marilyn Ketchum CANP

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After years of working in an electrical wire factory it shut down and moved to Mexico. It seem that all the factories were doing the same thing, so I knew that it was time I chose a different career.
Not knowing what I wanted to do I signed up for general studies at Ivy Tech Community College in Bloomington, Indiana. Six months in to the program my father in law had a heart
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When I was unable to pass boards I felt like I let everyone, including myself down. I love taking care of the elder and

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I want what is best for them, so professionally, the reason I chose to pursue graduate studies would be for them. Some of them are unable to speak for them self or have family that do much for them. The main goal right now is getting through the program. The first few weeks have gone fairly smoothly with the exception of the group assignment. I have stayed focused, and it helps having assignments due every couple days, otherwise I tend to put things off. I have managed to stay ahead. So, staying focused, staying head, and getting through the program are my main short term goals When I turned in paperwork at work for tuition reimbursement, I was asked what my future goal was I put that I wanted to be an Administer in one of the company’s build's. Making sure the elderly are taken care of properly. My new future goal is to have my own building with my current company. I know that there will be several challenges while I am trying to finish up the program. The next several months will be very busy with the holidays, and my son is a high school senior. He is a starter on his school basketball team. So between the holidays, basketball games, and two jobs, times is going to be the biggest challenge. I usually do my class work in the evenings after supper and on

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