Margarita Rodriguez

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Introduction
Margarita Rodriguez
Millers College of Nursing

My name is Margarita Rodriguez I was born in July 25, 1974 in Newburgh, NY. My parents were born in Puerto Rico, and I am the eldest of two children. I am the first one in my family to go to college. I graduated with a Bachelors in Accounting at Mount Saint Mary College in 1997 and I worked in banking for 15 years. I worked 5 years in New York and 10 years in Florida. I have a daughter, now 19 and in Valencia pursuing a career in teaching. I wanted to have a career change that would benefit myself as well as my daughter and I was interested in something in the medical field. I chose nursing because I feel like it gives me a
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On my leisure time I enjoy spending time with my daughter and going to the beach. Along with shopping and eating, I love dancing to music and going to concerts when I can. I enjoy things that have to do with history, like biographical movies and going to museums. I also like going to see the ballet with my daughter. Growing up in a moderately lower income household I did not get to do a lot of the things I wanted to; such as going to dance class. I continued school to have a better life for myself and my daughter in which she could enjoy the things I could not. I like to think of myself as a very determined person, as a young adult I was very independent and responsible, in which I had gotten a job at the bank while I was still in high school and took care of payments. When I start something I always finish and I do not let anything or anyone get in the way of my goals. My goal is to graduate and become an RN and gain experience completing different tasks in nursing, whether it is to work in a nursing home or hospital. I later want to become a travel nurse and maybe do accounting on the side; such as, taxes. Nursing is something that is available to a wide variety of people, it is forever changing along with new technology and advancements. I am glad to be a part of something that has come a long way and helps so many
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