Sample Nursing Application Essay

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16. I believe the School of Nursing Committee should approve this application because I am a dedicated student, and my dream is to earn my Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) at Ohio University-Chillicothe (OUC). Nursing has been a dream of mine ever since I was 17 years old (I am now 21 years old). Here is my story. During my senior year of high school I got an opportunity to shadow an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse at Adena hospital in Chillicothe, Ohio. Darcee Pierce is the name of the nurse I shadowed. At that point in time I didn’t know which career I wished to pursue. However, within minutes of shadowing Darcee, I knew this was the profession meant for me. I saw patients in critical condition, which was sad, but the care and compassion…show more content…
Being there for others in critical times, or just lending a helping hand in my everyday day life to others, is who I am as a person. Being a nurse will simply amplify my personality, and hopefully make a difference to those who I care for. I want to be the nurse who is there for patients and their families when they need compassion and care the most. I want to be the nurse that people ask for. I want to be the nurse who always listens to patients, when they think their voices aren’t heard. I want to be the nurse who is willing to hold a patient’s hand and sit with them while they cry. I want to be the nurse willing to give 100% of myself to my patient’s every shift. I want to be a nurse because there is absolutely no other profession that will give me greater happiness. Nursing education has been challenging for me, but I do not give up on my dreams. Despite receiving a C+ in Nursing Care of Adults II, I have succeeded in all my other nursing courses to this point. I apologize that I was unable to receive the minimum passing grade of an 80%. If I get readmitted, I will rededicate myself to passing the course and the remainder of the
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