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Who I Am Today Essay

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There’s a lot we can learn from the stories of our past – if we tell them in such way that enables us to hear what they really have to say. This holds true with me and my life. To put it simply, the life I’ve lived up to this point has been nothing short of a beautiful (and bumpy) roller coaster ride! As I have grown up there have been many factors that have influenced me to take on or do certain things. These things, plus some of my individual choices, have contributed into what’s made me who I am today. And with that, I’m happy to say for this moment in time, I’m satisfied with the person I am and the path I’m taking. Growing up as a little girl my life was ever changing. Although I don’t have many recollections of my childhood, I do…show more content…
This took her life. Even with that being said, before she passed, I made a promise to her that I was going to grow up and be a nurse. This is something she would have wanted for me to do as she knew how much nursing meant to me even at seventeen. And whenever I was happy, she was happy. All of that, plus the everlasting support of my mother, has been extremely important in shaping me (and my career interests) into what they are today. Currently, there are many types of goals I have for myself that are important to my career. Of the first, I want to stay here at University of Saint Francis and get my Bachelors in Science of Nursing. I’ve transferred to and from many colleges since being out of high school and I think I’ve finally found my home at USF. This degree would help me obtain a job that is something I enjoy doing rather than something I’m forced to do. Secondly, I would love to be on the Dean’s List every semester. I’m not quite sure how this fits in with my career other than it would be something I can say I did while getting my degree. Lastly, I plan on sticking with my job at the nursing home in hopes that someday I can use that as resume builder and gain extra knowledge in things I wouldn’t normally be able to access in a classroom. Who knows, this might lead to further advancement and even promotion! The results from career assessment fit well with my understanding on what I want to as a career. The assessment
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