Admission Essay For Nursing School

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Sweaty palms, racing heart, and the largest butterflies that could possibly fit in the pit of my stomach- that was me the first time I stood in front of a classroom. Well, not only the first time, but every time and I began to wonder if this nervousness would ever go away. Teaching was never in my sites: in fact, it was the last thing that I wanted to do. I am a nurse and yes, I teach but never in front of an entire class. However, looking back, every step I have made in my life has brought me to this point. This journey included a lot of twists and turns in life that made me take a little longer than most to finally get on the right path. It wasn’t until after I started my family that I went back to school to complete my Associate’s Degree in Nursing. While in nursing school, I found myself being the leader of many study groups. I remember how gratifying it was to help others learn, but still it was not enough to encourage me to want to teach. I remember when I got my license and was working as a staff nurse at our local hospital. The students would come in and I would love to help them learn more about their patients, yet, this did not draw me any closer to wanting a career in education.…show more content…
After about six months, our preacher asked me to teach our teen Sunday school class. I was scared to death, but I agreed. After the first Sunday, I realized that I loved it. I loved being able to share what knowledge I had. This was the beginning of my journey towards education. I decided to go back to school for my Bachelor’s degree. During this time, I had a few opportunities to create lessons and teach within the community. I enjoyed this immensely. Shortly after, I accepted a job teaching Health Science for a local high school. Through my experience teaching high school, I truly feel like doors have opened for me and this has enabled me to move
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