Nurse Scholarship Essay

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Caring for others has always been an important part of my personal and professional aspirations. Being a born nurturer gives me an advantage and the drive to serve my community in the best way possible; by becoming a nurse. I have known nursing was my calling for a majority of my life. However, it has taken a culmination of life experiences to see that I embody all of the characteristics needed to be a great nurse. These experiences also helped me develop the confidence needed to complete one of the most rigorous educational programs. Furthermore, my support system has ensured, and will continue to ensure my success. As a young woman growing up in a rural community, fear of failure steered me away from pursuing my career as a nurse and into coaching the Winter Park Competition Center Women’s snowboard freestyle snowboard team. This time provided the tools I needed for my future as a nurse, and it allowed me to realize my full potential. Several factors propelled me past my fears and self-doubts and into my direction of purpose. To be a successful freestyle snowboarding coach, requires the ability to guide an athlete past fear and self-doubt and show them they can …show more content…
Anthony Hospital. A majority of my time has been spent working in the Emergency Room. I have also worked in nearly all types of healthcare settings on the medical campus. Working patient access has given me a unique perspective into nursing from a non-clinical view point. This experience has shown me many different clinical settings and how to set goals for professional advancement within healthcare. Nursing requires persistent dedication to training and continuing education. Consequently, I am self-assured that nursing truly is the right fit for me. I highly value the important role nurses play in patient care. I am now more than ever dedicated to becoming a

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