In the same year, I had been diagnosed with PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder), and had sought help with a local Veterans Affair clinic. In the spring of 2013, after being inspired by my brother Sergio, whom had graduated from Aims Community College the same year I asked myself, “What am I doing? Having the help from the Montgomery GI bill, and doing nothing with it?" It was at this point in my life and after being discharged from the Army
It only took one faithful day that changed my whole life when I found out that I was to be a mother. There were always other options I could have taken, but they were not apart of my ethics and beliefs. The decision to have my daughter at the age of twenty has created a stronger desire to reach my dreams, made me more motivated, and as my family has grown, I have become more protective of my family. I have the desire to become a nurse in the United States Air Force. Before I became a mother I felt as though I had all the time I wanted to take care of my education.
Upon the completion of my mental health clinical, I knew this population was the exact for match for me. Being a new graduate I haven’t gotten the opportunity to explore many nursing leadership role, but I plan on pursuing different leadership responsibilities further in my nursing career. Until reading Strengths
This scholarship will be able aid my family with my college finances tremendously. I am extremely driven to graduate from college with a Bachelors degree in Science of Nursing. I am a very determined student that does not give up easily and pushes themselves to the maximum ability just to ensure I get the grades I believe I deserve. I will not take this opportunity for granted, and I will make sure I take advantage of this scholarship by confirming that I will work hard in all of my classes to be able to master all the needs to become a Nurse. I will have tough challenges during this career path that I shall work hard to succeed in.
She will be able to help me prepare for the state board test. She will help provide me with all of the materials that I will need for the test since I will have to bring my own supplies. She will also make sure that I have the knowledge to pass the test before I go and take it. After I pass my state board test and become a licensed cosmetologist I will feel so relieved. Once I find out that I have passed the test, then I will feel like the past two years of preparing myself for that day was all worth it because then I would get to do what I love.
I realize that not everything will work out the way I want it to all of the time but that does not mean I have failed. I learned how to not rely on other people and how to get things done when it matters most. The last thing I learned is more effort equals better results. These realizations will all help me as I journey from high school into college and eventually into adulthood. Working toward my goal of opening my own orthopedic doctor’s office, I will be constantly be facing challenges like the ones I am facing right now.
Until I decided to go to Lenape, I had not had any plans for what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. When I learned I could graduate as a Certified Nurse Assistant, I was interested immediately. However, I knew I wanted to accomplish more than that. I love learning and I have a lot of empathy so I knew healthcare would be a perfect match for me. I chose nursing specifically because I love the idea of taking care of people, and nurses make a huge difference and have such an impact on the patients and their loved ones lives.
We beat the odds and became two healthy baby girls. I feel like I want to help other babies have the same chance that we had to live healthy lives. I should receive this scholarship because to help me get through college to complete my degree in nursing. I have already accomplished one of my goals to be a CNA and I was president of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) while in
School that is all I know for now, taking baby steps that will lead me to take a big step with my life. Hoping that just focusing on living and being open to new ideas will help me to the path that is destined for me. For the future I know that as long as I have the desire to continue my education I can find the right career path for myself and that I will find myself in the process. One of the hardest things to admit to myself and others is that I don’t know what my purpose is. Although, when I say that I am wrong, I do know what my purpose is.
When I first came to America I had to have 8 surgeries and spent 6 months in a wheel chair but this was done to remove a potential cancerous birthmark covering my entire lower leg. In china, surgery was not possible. I also was able to play sports and go to school in America. Most importantly, I got to be part of a family that loves me. In china,