Nursing Major Personal Statement

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Growing up with parents very passionate about the health care field has had a tremendous influence on my decision to pursue the health sciences. This was because of two things: my interest in helping others and my fascination with science. I was always been interested with science in grade school mostly because it interested me to see how living organisms functioned. This was especially true when it came to the human body. Helping others has also always been a passion of mine for as long as I remember. It always has given me great joy helping others to be happy or feel better about themselves in any way possible. So it made sense for me to go into college as a Nursing major. My mom has always been a huge inspiration in my life, so it made sense to me to strive to be a nurse just like her.…show more content…
No matter how much work I put into my schoolwork, my test results weren't showing that I understood the material. I think what hurt me the most was learning after the semester was over that if I didn't achieve the "75% testing average", all the homework assignments and quizzes wouldn't be incorporated into my grade, which as a result, my final grade was a "D+". It was then that I learned that maybe nursing wasn't really for me, especially if my best wasn't good enough. The problem was I couldn't even consider anything else I could possibly do besides nursing. Especially since I've wanted to be a nurse for as long as I could remember. It was the summer after my sophomore year in college that I discovered Communication Sciences and Disorders major that was offered at my school. After doing some research, I was sold on the idea of giving this new major a try. In all honesty, choosing CSD was one the best decision of my life. I discovered this new zeal I had for communication sciences and my concern with helping people
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