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Why I want to be a nurse Nursing is my dream career. I grow up with a family full of certified nursing assistant, but I knew I wanted to be more than that. My Grandmother is the main reason I'd like to become a nurse. She would tell me about her day when she came from work and even took me a couple of nights. I got to experience firsthand how amazing she was at her job and how much those residents needed and depended on her. I had the opportunity to engage with my own patients in my experience as a nursing assistant. The nursing field is very rewarding and that’s why I am aiming to advance my nursing career by attending the Bryant and Stratton and program and to hopefully advance my careers further. I am planning to go from a nursing assistant to a registered nurse because according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the annual median salary for registered nurses in May 2018 was $71,730. ("Registered Nurses: Occupational Outlook Handbook:", 2019). I figured that doing twelve months to be a licensed practical nurse and eighteen months to be a registered nurse
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Unformatted text preview: wasn’t a really big difference in the time frame and the tuition. So ultimately, I went with the ADN program. I am looking forward to my ongoing journey here at Bryant and Stratton. I’m looking forward to getting to know other students and staff that share my same passion in nursing, getting to know all the basics and fundamentals of nursing, and learning all the things I will need to be successful in my nursing careers and to pass my NCLEX exam. My biggest fear while attending nursing school is failure. I know what I want to achieve in life, and I know what I have to do to get there, but I’m scared that my best may not be good enough. For me to possibly be the first one in my immediate family to go to college and receive a degree it seems impossible. I am afraid that classes will be challenging for me and I may not have all the time I need to study and complete required homwork...
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