Wanting to be a Nurse

Write something that shows you want to be in the school of nursing and health studies.


I can remember as a little kid that when someone would get hurt on the playground, everyone would get upset at the sight of blood. Unlike everyone else, I would be the first to offer to bring them to the nurse and sit with them as the nurse cleaned and bandaged their cut. As I got older, I would beg my mom to let me stay up and watch the television show, ER. I did not like it necessarily for the dramatized, Hollywood plots, but for the life of workers in the hospital and to be able to watch the emergencies unfold, even if it was not real. These things always led me to believe that I wanted to be in a health profession, but as a kid you change your mind a thousand times about what you want to be when you grow up. Now as I am becoming an adult and reaching a point at which I need to make decisions that will affect the rest of my life, I have realized that these were not just childish notions.

As I entered through the big sliding doors of the hospital for a gifted and talented trip, I was not only walking into a building, but I was entering my future. I felt like a kid in a candy store, as I stood in awe with butterflies of excitement in my stomach. Of course I had been in a hospital before, but this time was different, it was as...

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